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4-year-old girl dies from 'meningitis'

11th February 2013

An investigation is being carried out after a four-year-old girl was sent home from A&E at Sutton Coldfield's Good Hope Hospital and died a day later from suspected meningitis.

Sue Moore, managing director for Good Hope Hospital, said: 'This is a tragic case and we would like to send our sincerest condolences to the family of Morgan Phelan during this very difficult time. We take the care and safety of all of our patients very seriously and we are currently undertaking an investigation into Morgan’s sad death which will be shared with the family.Our decision to close Harvey ward has been taken following the advice of clinicians and is in response to ensuring safe staffing levels within specialist paediatric nursing."

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Article Information

Title: 4-year-old girl dies from 'meningitis'
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 23716
Date Added: 11th Feb 2013


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