‘My baby had meningitis but was given paracetamol… we hope NHS learns from his death’

The mother of a baby who died after doctors failed to spot meningitis today spoke of her hope that the NHS would learn lessons from the tragedy.

Abigail Hull, 38, an NHS manager, said she decided to share the story about her seven-month-old son Oliver to raise awareness of the dangers of the disease. Continue reading “‘My baby had meningitis but was given paracetamol… we hope NHS learns from his death’”

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Organ removal scandal widens

The row over the removal of organs from dead children deepened yesterday as it emerged that the practice had been routine at hospitals across the country.

Amid growing demands for a full-scale inquiry into the practice, eight of the top 10 NHS hospital trusts admitted removing tissue and organs from dead children without the parents’ express consent. Continue reading “Organ removal scandal widens”