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July 10, 2020
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Negligence in health delivery can attract legal sanctions

Negligence in health delivery can attract legal sanctions

The Ashanti Regional Supervising High Court Judge, Justice Kofi Akrowiah, has reminded health workers that any lapse in the discharge of their duties could cause them legal damages.

He cited, for instance, that when a medical practitioner negligently causes the death of a patient, “apart from the disciplinary sanctions by your association and regulatory body, you can face prosecution.”

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