Health and Social Care Committee

Patient safety and gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

One-off evidence session held on Tuesday 16 October 2018.

Scope of the inquiry

The Committee held an oral evidence session to consider the implications for patient safety of the application of the law on gross negligence manslaughter, and professional regulation in such cases.


Latest evidence

  • 16 Oct 2018 - Patient safety and gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF302 KB) HC 1582 | Published 23 Oct 2018

    Evidence given by Professor Sir Norman Williams, Author of Rapid Policy Review, Gross negligence manslaughter in healthcare, Professor Pali Hungin, Working group member, GMC independent review on gross negligence manslaughter, Sir Robert Francis QC, Barrister, Serjeant's Inn, Dr Suzanne Shale, Independent consultant in healthcare ethics, Clear Thinking ConsultancyCharlie Massey, Chief Executive and Registrar, General Medical Council, Matthew McClelland, Director of Fitness to Practice, Nursing and Midwifery Council, Mark Stobbs, Director of Scrutiny and Quality, Professional Standards Authority, Keith Conradi, Chief Investigator, Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch

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