Doctors and Nurses: Sanctions for Neglect? (BBC News)

Summary

The government is said to be proposing changes to the law, whereby doctors and nurses found guilty of “wilful neglect” of their patients could face up to 5 years in jail.

Read more: BBC News. Doctors and nurses may face jail for neglect.

Reference

Doctors and nurses may face jail for neglect. London: BBC Health News, November 16th 2013.

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