General Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association, Dr. Justice Yankson has explained that...

Not every bad experience at a hospital amounts to medical negligence – Dr Yankson – Myjoyonline

General Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association, Dr. Justice Yankson has explained that not every bad experience with a health facility should be construed as medical negligence.“Technically speaking, negligence is not coterminous with careless acts,” he said.Dr Yankson said, “in a straight legal analysis, negligence means more than a careless conduct, whether in omission or commission. It properly connotes the complex concept of duty, breach and the resultant damage or injury suffered by the person to whom the duty was owed.”Speaking on Joy FM’s Super Morning Show Wednesday, he said in order to succeed at the law court, clients have …

 

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