News tagged with prosecutions
Two severely disabled men are to go to the Court of Appeal to try to change laws governing the right to die. But Dr Brassington says there's little chance they will succeed.
Other May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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
(HealthDay)—Sentinel injuries are common among infants who suffer abuse and are rare in those who are evaluated for abuse and found to not be abused, according to a study published online March 11 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An independent panel of experts, including an academic from Queen Mary, University of London, which was tasked by the government to make recommendations regarding drugs and driving, has published its report.
Medications Mar 08, 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)—German lawmakers approved a bill Wednesday that explicitly permits male infant circumcision, ending months of legal uncertainty after a court ruling that the practice amounts to bodily harm led to ...
Health Dec 12, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
A decision by a federal appeals court this week could have a dramatic impact on the marketing of prescription drugs in America, potentially affecting patient care and everything from TV drug advertising to future government ...
Medications Dec 06, 2012 | 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
(AP)—Computerized medical records were supposed to cut costs. Now the Obama administration is warning hospitals that might be tempted to use the technology for gaming the system.
Health Sep 25, 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
An Australian court Friday quashed an Indian-born surgeon's manslaughter convictions over the deaths of three patients, saying there had been a miscarriage of justice in his trial.
Other Aug 24, 2012 | 4 / 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