Good Samaritan app puts doctors at legal risk

Doctors signed up to a good Samaritan app that crowdsources life-saving CPR aid by tracking their nearest medical emergency could face legal action if they ignore alerts from the device.

It has been claimed about 1000 doctors have registered with GoodSAM app, which is used at the scene of emergencies to send out alerts that immediately pop up on smartphones of nearby doctors, nurses or paramedics.

If doctors choose to reject an alert,