News tagged with criminal prosecution
A review of criminal investigations into medical error, conducted by a University of Manchester team, has shown how difficult it is to convict doctors and nurses for wilfully failing their patients.
Health Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Support services for people living with HIV will benefit from better information about prosecutions for the sexual transmission of HIV, according to a report released today by researchers from Sigma Research at the London ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Ireland published an experts' report Tuesday recommending that the government define when a woman in a life-threatening pregnancy can receive an abortion, a major national issue since the death last month of an Indian ...
Health Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One of the most high profile court decisions on "madness" and crime has concluded. In a unanimous decision, the Oslo District Court in Norway has convicted Anders Behring Breivik of the murder of 77 people ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Authorities in California took the unusual step of jailing and charging a tuberculosis patient who they say refused to take medication to keep his disease from becoming contagious.
Other May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Routine criminal prosecutions for not disclosing HIV status should be abolished, write three HIV/AIDS experts in an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
HIV & AIDS Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 7
(AP) -- Physicians at a hospital in Taiwan that mistakenly transplanted four patients with HIV-infected organs may face criminal prosecution, an official said Friday.
HIV & AIDS Sep 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0