Journal Article
Commentary

Gross negligence manslaughter and doctors: ethical concerns following the case of Dr Bawa-Garba.

Samanta A, Samanta J. Journal of medical ethics. 2019;45:10-14.

The identification of medical mistakes as criminal acts is complicated. This commentary reviews a high-profile incident involving missed and untreated sepsis that resulted in the death of a child to illustrate ethical dilemmas associated with criminalizing care failures.