TITLE

GPs face criminal charges for 'wilful neglect'

AUTHOR(S)
Stirling, Alisdair
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
Pulse;May2014, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the plan of the British government to introduce a charge of general offence of wilful or reckless neglect or mistreatment for general practitioners in the country. The Department of Health's proposal is said to put GPs under greater strain when using their clinical judgment. Also tackled is the opposition of Medical Protection Society to the proposal.
ACCESSION #
95949328

 

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