©2020 AEA3 WEB
Image default

Alcoholic anaesthetist’s error that killed Briton unforgivable, court told

Prosecutor demands maximum sentence for Helga Wauters over Xynthia Hawke’s death in France

An anaesthetist who had been drinking before an emergency caesarean that led to the death of a British woman should serve the maximum three years in jail if convicted and should be banned from working as a doctor, a French prosecutor has demanded.

Helga Wauters is on trial in Pau, south-west France, for the manslaughter of Xynthia Hawke in 2014. She is accused of starving Hawke of oxygen for up to an hour after pushing a ventilation tube into the wrong passageway.

Continue reading…

Related posts

Extending custody time limits ‘will disproportionately affect BAME people’ MoJ told


Global report: Fauci ‘absolutely not’ surprised Trump got Covid; Biden warns virus worsening


‘A tremendous legacy’: Jenni Murray ends her tenure on BBC’s Woman’s Hour


Your ads here. Click here