I was interested (and a little horrified) to read the recent coverage of the South Australian Coroner’s findings concerning 3 foetal deaths in SA, associated with home birth in ‘non-low-risk pregnancies’ (1 at least involving a breech presentation). See for example here. Soberingly + tragically the Coroner found that in each case, had the

I recently came across an interesting article in a medical insurance journal, discussing the responsibilities of a radiologist to ensure communication of important x-ray or other radiology test results.  The conclusion of the article was that the radiologist has responsibility for prompt first-hand communication with the referring GP, but the article stopped short of suggesting

I was interested to read recent news reports concerning a case decided in Canada. An Indian/Canadian man, Mr Kahlong was awarded CAD $5 million in a claim against a Hospital in Vancouver.

According to news reports, Mr Kahlong who was 41 years of age suffered from low back pain for which he was referred for