Three doctors referred to AHPRA over child's death

AMA (WA) says the clinicians include a senior hospital executive, a government official and a junior doctor who was involved in the care of Aishwarya Aswath at a Perth emergency department.

Three doctors have been referred to AHPRA over the death of a child in a WA hospital emergency department, says the state's AMA.

The first is a junior doctor who was involved in the emergency care of Aishwarya Aswath at Perth Children’s Hospital on Easter Saturday.

Two junior nurses have also been referred to AHPRA.

According to a government report, the seven-year-old died of streptococcus A sepsis

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