David Sellu trial: Doctor's conviction over patient's death quashed
A surgeon who was jailed over a patient's death at a private hospital in north-west London has won an appeal against his conviction.
David Sellu, 69, was handed a two-and-a-half-year prison term after being convicted of manslaughter by gross negligence in November 2013.
James Hughes, 66, was under Mr Sellu's care when he died at the Clementine Churchill Hospital in Harrow in 2010.
He suffered a perforated bowel following a routine knee replacement.
The case against Mr Sellu, of Hillingdon, was based on the standard of his care over a period of approximately 25 hours.
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