Medics deny abortion death of Ireland woman in Ealing
A doctor and two nurses have pleaded not guilty to causing the death of a woman who travelled from Ireland for an abortion at a west London clinic.
Aisha Chithira, 32, died after having an abortion at a Marie Stopes clinic in Ealing on 21 January 2012.
Dr Adedayo Adedeji, 63, and the nurses Margaret Miller, 55, and Gemma Pullen, 32, have been accused of manslaughter by gross negligence.
They denied the charge at the Old Bailey and will stand trial on 7 March.
Dr Adedeji, from Hornchurch, Essex, Ms Miller, from Camberley, Surrey, and Ms Pullen, from Stoke-on-Trent, were not arraigned on further charges of failing to take reasonable care of the health and safety contrary to the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
All three have been granted bail.