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Doctor and two nurses in court over London abortion 'manslaughter'

A doctor and two nurses have appeared in court charged with the manslaughter of a woman who died hours after an abortion in west London.

Aisha Chithira, 32, from Ireland, who was 22 weeks pregnant, died after the procedure at the Marie Stopes clinic in Ealing in January 2012.

Dr Adedayo Adedeji, 63, Gemma Pullen, 32, and Margaret Miller, 54, appeared at Ealing Magistrates' Court earlier.

They were released on bail to appear at the Old Bailey on 3 July.

All three have been charged with manslaughter by gross negligence and "failing to take reasonable care of the health and safety" of Ms Chithira who was affected by their "acts of omission at work".

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