Bawa-Garba: junior doctor ‘whole-heartedly sorry’ for mistakes, hearing ends

26 July 2018 – NHE

Suspended Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba said she was “wholeheartedly sorry” for mistakes made that led to the death of a six-year-old boy in 2011 as her Court of Appeal trial ended on 26.07.2018.

Dr Bawa-Garba was struck off as a junior doctor after she was found guilty of gross negligence manslaughter of Jack Adcock, who died from septic shock at Leicester Royal Infirmary in 2011 following being admitted with vomiting and sickness.

The paediatrics junior doctor received a two-year suspended criminal sentence in 2015, and was dismissed from the medical register in January 2018 after initially receiving a one-year suspension from

the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) following an appeal launched by the General Medical Council.

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