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NMC publishes legal opinion on handling of Morecambe Bay case

Tom Kark QC legal opinion

We take the lessons of PSA’s review very seriously. That’s why we’re taking forward the important recommendation to publish Tom Kark QC’s legal opinion on whether we could have acted sooner in the case of one of the midwives.  We’ve made this available so that people can see why we have made the decisions we have.

Read the opinion here

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