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Mum threatens to take legal action over daughter’s death

A young girl was booked to see a specialist because of her persistent headaches. Before the visit, her condition deteriorated and a brain tumour was diagnosed. Instead of taking the girl straight to another hospital for neurosurgical treatment the hospital organized a Pediatric Retrieval Team who ended up being very late. The girl died and her mother is threatening to sue the hospital unless the hospital takes responsibility for the death.

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About: Mum threatens to take legal action over daughter’s death

Date: 13 August 2004

Source: Evening Telegraph


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