Bawa-Garba wins right to practice again

“A wake-up call for New Zealand Resident Doctors”

On 28 January 2018 the English High Court released its decision to de-register Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba, a paediatric trainee, who had been convicted of manslaughter by gross negligence. The decision has shaken the UK medical profession. Although we operate under different legal parameters and clinical settings in New Zealand, this decision should nonetheless serve as a wake-up call to NZ resident doctors.

Read NZRDA’s discussion document on Dr Bawa-Garba’s case