Williamsons Solicitors have expertise in dealing with cases relating to Still Births and Neonatal Deaths as a result of negligent treatment. Wayne Walker, Solicitor within our Clinical Negligence Department has vast experience with such cases and he has acted on a number of cases which are very delicate and sensitive in nature.
A Recent press articles have identified a “healthcare professional” who has been arrested on suspicion of murdering eight babies and attempting to kill six others at a hospital.
Cheshire Police said the woman’s arrest was a “significant step forward” in an investigation into deaths at the Countess of Chester Hospital. The investigation of 17 newborn deaths at the hospital between March 2015 and July 2016 and it also covers 15 “non-fatal collapses”.
Det Insp Paul Hughes said the investigation was “highly complex and very sensitive” and officers were doing “everything we possibly can to try to establish in detail what has led to these baby deaths and collapses”.
A support network for people who experience Still Birth’s and Neonatal Deaths can contact SANDS which is there to support bereaved families after such an event. More information on the assistance SANDS offers can be found here (https://www.uk-sands.org/).
If you require any further information about Still Births or Neonatal Deaths, please contact our Clinical Negligence Department on 01482 323697 who are there to support you through this difficult time.
More can be found on the story here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-44696813