Negligence before or during pregnancy in failing to diagnose, carry out appropriate investigations or advise regarding inherited genetic diseases, disabilities and congenital problems including heart defects, Sickle Cell Disease, Down’s Syndrome and spinal abnormalities such as spina bifida
Failure to recognise or check for abnormalities on antenatal scans and failure to advise about possible abnormalities
Failure to diagnose or delay in diagnosis of conditions such as congenital hip dysplasia
Failure to carry out appropriate screening and investigations on patients with a genetic condition which gives them a high risk of cancer, resulting in delays in diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
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