Gross negligence

Working Together for a Just Culture in Medicine

Working Together for a Just Culture in Medicine

Our Honorary Secretary Richard Hull leads the College’s response to public issues. In this piece written for “College voice”, he reviews the work of the Independent Review into Gross Negligence Manslaughter and Culpable Homicide

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Acting as an expert or professional witness

Acting as an expert or professional witness

New guidance has been produced for healthcare professionals by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges on “Acting as an expert or professional witness

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President’s leadership lecture

President’s leadership lecture

Speaking on Thursday evening at the President’s Leadership lecture at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Advocate Neil Mackenzie, a specialist in the areas of professional negligence and industrial disease, outlined the differences between gross negligence manslaughter and involuntary culpable homicide legislation.

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President’s lecture – 11 October 2018

President’s lecture – 11 October 2018

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is delighted to announce that the second President’s Leadership Lecture will take place on 11 October 2018 in Glasgow.

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College responds to Williams Review

College responds to Williams Review

Responding today to the publication on Monday of Sir Norman Williams’ review into issues relating to gross negligence manslaughter, Professor David Galloway, the President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, said:

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College responds to Williams Review

College responds to Williams Review

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow have called on the General Medical Council (GMC) to regain the trust of the profession following a series of controversial court cases involving members of the profession.

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Joint statement on “Medical Manslaughter”

Joint statement on “Medical Manslaughter”

Surgical Colleges from across the UK have come together with the Federation of Surgical Specialty Associations (FFSA) to issue a joint response to the establishment of Sir Norman Williams’ review into the processes employed in cases of gross negligence manslaughter involving medical staff.

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