Incident 11-14th February 2010
Hospital investigation including Root Cause Analysis (RCA) not disclosed until recently following Subject Access Request. Documented in Empey report as "not available".
RCA dated 14th March 2010
Written by Pam Phull, CCH Quality and Risk Manager.
DS continues to practise at Clementine Churchill Hospital (CCH).
DS interviewed by Dr Roddis from "Healthcare Performance Ltd", a company commissioned to investigate the case and previous patients of DS.
Date of report - July 2010
DS suspended from CCH. NHS Hospital aware of incident but allows DS to continue work.
15th October 2010 - GMC Fitness to Practise Hearing
No case to answer.
18th October 2010 - Inquest Commences
DS evidence brought forward from day three to day one. Inquest adjourned during DS evidence. Coroner Andrew Walker suspects criminal negligence manslaughter. Case referred to CPS.
November 2010 - GMC involvement
Mr Drury, General Surgeon, expert witness for GMC gives report to GMC. He did not have access to medical notes to write this report. The Empey report was his point of reference. Restrictions now in place for DS to practise, no emergency surgery and supervision.
Medical Director at NHS Hospital remains happy to allow DS to continue work.
Charged July 2012 with Manslaughter and Perjury
NHS post - on indefinite leave. No pay.
GMC - temporary suspension from the register pending outcome of trial.