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Intensive Care Society State of the Art 2018

Dr Jenny Vaughan, our Law and Policy Officer will give a talk at ICS SOA 2018 entitled ‘Criminalisation of Healthcare. Does it improve patient safety?’. Jenny will discuss the history of gross negligence manslaughter in the UK, current case law, and revisit the case of Dr Bawa-Garba, as well as giving advice to doctors about how they can avoid litigation.

You can now listen to Jenny’s full speech as a podcast on the ICS site, including advice on how doctors can avoid litigation.