“Undoubted failings” by Nottingham City Hospital Led to Baby’s Death
Edward (Teddy) Errington-Rozkalns was born on November 23, 2020 at Nottingham City Hospital but sadly died the following day. Kim Errington (Teddy’s mother) was discharged from the hospital and returned home with Teddy she noticed that Teddy’s body was an abnormal colour as she placed him in his cot. Jason Rozkalns (Teddy’s father) performed CPR
Kim Huggins Speaks to Libby Purves @ Times Radio: The Ockenden Report and Maternity Negligence
Devonshires Claims · The Ockenden Report: Kim Huggins Speaks to Libby Purves on Times Radio Breakfast Libby Discussion with Libby Purves OBE of Times Radio, March 31, 2022 Transcript: Libby: Now the long battle by individuals to get an investigation into maternity services. Not only at the disgraceful Shrewsbury and Telford NHS trust, which was
Woman Dies During Childbirth at Basildon University Hospital
Following the recent death of a woman during childbirth, Basildon University Hospital has launched an investigation. A spokesman for Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust, which manages the hospital, said: “Our condolences go out to the family in this very sad case, as it is currently under investigation, we are unable to make further
Baby Born With Cerebral Palsy Due to Mistakes Made by Midwives at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
BBC News has highlighted the issues of birth injuries due to maternity care failings following a clinical negligence claim against Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The article covers the story of Megan, born in 2010 with cerebral palsy, after mum, Sarah, was persistently dismissed by the midwives at the Hospital prior to the birth.
Nottingham Maternity Negligence: Baby Death Was Preventable
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) has made what is believed to be a record-breaking settlement following a medical negligence case involving the trust’s maternity unit at Nottingham City Hospital. The story was reported by the BBC. Sarah and Jack Hawkins received a £2.8 million pay-out following the stillbirth of their daughter, Harriet, in 2016.
Rise in Cases of Impacted Fetal Head Injuries During Childbirth
Despite modern advances in medicine, childbirth can still be dangerous for both mother and child. One particular risk is that of an impacted foetal head injury. An impacted fetal head generally occurs in an emergency caesarean section attempted during the second stage of labour. In this second stage, the mother’s cervix has already opened to
Family Awarded £37 Million in the Largest NHS Maternity Negligence Claim
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust has agreed to a settlement of £37 million after admitting fault in one of the largest medical negligence compensation claims against the NHS. The victim, a child, was left brain-damaged following incompetence during the delivery by the medical staff. The large payout comes amid calls for a national