Negligence ruling against GP quashed

An Adelaide GP found guilty of negligence for failing to detect a pregnancy has won the right to have her case retried.

In April last year the SA District Court found Dr Randa El-Masri negligent after she failed to detect a pregnancy in a 48-year-old woman who went on to give birth to a boy with Down syndrome, leaving the doctor liable for damages.

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But earlier this month the Supreme Court of