More than a dozen children have died in Britain due to the negligence of doctors and hospital staff. Hundreds of children’s brains have been severely damaged.
London: More than a dozen children have died in Britain due to negligence on the part of doctors and hospital staff. Hundreds of children’s brains have been severely damaged. Nottingham University Hospitals Trust’s Maternity Units have been playing this game of negligence for almost ten years. However, the administration has not taken any action. Now the case has caused a stir.
Documents revealed the truth
According to the Daily Mail, between 2010 and 2020, at least 46 babies suffered brain damage in various ways due to the negligence of doctors and hospital staff. (Severe Brain Damage) Not only that, more than 19 newborns were born dead. At least 15 women and other children died during the same period. Channel 4 News and The Independent Show have revealed the official documents.
‘We were saying, but no one listened’
The report said that although the rate of neglect from the hospital was not yet known, if adequate facilities had been provided, the lives of many children and women could have been saved. Former physiotherapist Sarah Hawkins has given birth to a baby girl born in 2016 at Nottingham City Hospital. Hawkins was hospitalized for five days. He said, ‘We were saying, kids are cheating, something is wrong, but no one listened to us’.
Additional dose of Pain Relief Drug
Sarah Hawkins alleges that many women, like her, have lost their children to hospital neglect. An investigation into the death of Hawkins’ infant daughter revealed that she had been given an overdose of the painkiller diamorphine and that fetal heart testing had been delayed. Let us tell you that this trust, the fourth largest in England, has two maternity units at Queen’s Medical Center and Nottingham City Hospital, where 10,000 women and their children are cared for every year.
Work was taking place in Culture of Fear
According to NHS Resolution data, the organization handling Clinical Negligence claims shows that the trust has spent 91 91 million (approximately Rs. 9,34,82,75,300) on damages and legal action in maternity care cases since 2010. Sue Bryden, a former senior nurse affiliated with the trust, said the maternity unit at Nottingham City Hospital was operating in a “fear of terror.” The hospital manager is arbitrary and does not ignore anyone’s instructions, he alleged.
Now the CEO has apologized
At the same time, Tracy Taylor, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nottingham University Hospital, has expressed her condolences to the families of all the victims. “We sincerely apologize to all those who did not get the facilities as expected,” he said. “Improving maternity services is our top priority and we are taking a number of important steps in this direction,” the trailer said.