Update on the optometrist charged with manslaughter.

The conviction was overturned in the case of a UK optometrist who missed papilledema in an eight-year-old who later died. The doctor was initially found guilty of gross negligence manslaughter and was given a two-year suspended sentence. However, the Court of Appeal overturned this conviction saying this “serious breach of duty is a matter for her regulator”. The doctor cited photophobia and poor fixation as one of the reasons she was not able to get a view of the optic nerves.
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