Gould v South Western Sydney Local Health District [2017] NSWDC 67

Decision date: 31 March 2017
“TORTS – negligence – public hospital – emergency medical and surgical treatment of severe thumb injury in 8 year old child – development of infection and gangrene resulting in surgical amputation of tip of thumb – whether breach of duty of care arising from delayed surgical irrigation, exploration and repair of wound – whether breach of duty of care arising from choice of particular antibiotic therapy and post-operative care – consideration of conflicting expert opinions…”
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