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Consultant loses £1m Barts damages claim

 

Consultant loses £1m Barts damages claim

A consultant anaesthetist who claims his back was injured after he was knocked unconscious by a theatre light during an operation has lost his £1m High Court damages claim

Dr Aubrey Bristow was carrying out a procedure on a cancer patient at London’s St Bartholomew’s Hospital, in February 2007, when he says he was struck on the back of the head, fell and was hit in the back with a heavy door as a crash team rushed to his aid.

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