Medico-Legal

April 19th, 2017 The legal duty of doctors when they cover for each other has for the first time being dealt with in SA, after a Durban High Court judgment on medical negligence damages, the Cape Times reports. Life Healthcare, which had settled a cerebral palsy...

April 5th, 2017 An anaesthetist suspected of poisoning seven patients – two of whom died – has appeared in court in France, reports BBC News. The 45-year-old was placed under formal investigation on 6 March, and magistrates are deciding whether to remand him in...

April 5th, 2017 A baby at the centre of a life support treatment dispute is 'extremely unwell' and is likely to be feeling pain, a UK High Court judge has been told. Specialists think it is time to stop life support treatment for Charlie Gard, who is nearly eight...
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