Legal ‘jumble’ behind gynaecologist’s 5-year jail sentence

The recent Gauteng High Court judgment upholding a 5-year jail sentence for gynaecologist Dr Danie van der Walt fails to make unambiguous SA‘s criminal law position on culpable homicide and doctors but there is little prospect of a legislative remedy, writes Donald Dinnie of Natmed Medical Defence. The SA Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has expressed … Continue reading Legal ‘jumble’ behind gynaecologist’s 5-year jail sentence