High Court rejects gynae’s appeal against 5-years’ jail for deadly negligence

The Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) has confirmed the conviction and sentence of five years direct imprisonment for Dr Danie van der Walt, a gynaecologist who caused the death of a woman in labour through negligence. The Health Professions Council of SA had ordered Van der Walt to pay a R10 000 admission of guilt fine … Continue reading High Court rejects gynae’s appeal against 5-years’ jail for deadly negligence