The Open UniversitySkip to content

Manslaughter and Negligence

Slapper, Gary (1993). Manslaughter and Negligence. Professional Negligence, 9(4) pp. 150–154.

Full text available as:
Full text not publicly available
Due to copyright restrictions, this file is not available for public download
Google Scholar: Look up in Google Scholar


About 1000 people die every year in Britain because of mistakes made by surgeons. At what degree of negligence should professional conduct resulting in death become criminal? The question has a particular significance for medical and dental practitioners. This article gives a critical examination of law and practice.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 1993 Bloomsbury Professional
ISSN: 1746-6709
Keywords: professional negligence; manslaughter; doctors; dentists; surgeons; civil liability;
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Law
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Item ID: 20976
Depositing User: Gary Slapper
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2010 13:27
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2016 14:38
Share this page:

▼ Automated document suggestions from open access sources

Actions (login may be required)

Policies | Disclaimer

© The Open University   + 44 (0)870 333 4340