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Latest news: BMA granted permission to intervene in Dr Bawa-Garba appeal against erasure from medical register by GMC.
The High Court ruling in the case of Dr Bawa-Garba has sent shockwaves through the medical profession, raising questions about support for doctors working in a system under pressure, the actions of the GMC and the prosecution of healthcare professionals under the criminal offence of gross negligence manslaughter.
Visit this area which will be updated on a regular basis and as the case develops.
Read the statement from the BMA council chair Dr Chaand Nagpaul.
Read a background of the case and the latest announcement of a GMC appeal.
Read about the challenges of working in a system under pressure and get support.
Read about the important issues this case has raised concerning gross medical negligence.
Read about the misconception of how reflective practice was used in this case and find guidance on reflection.
Read about how this case raises the issues of racial bias in medicine.
Watch the video to find out what the BMA's junior doctors committee have been doing in response to the high court ruling.