A doctor and two nurses were yesterday charged with gross negligence manslaughter over the death of a six-year-old boy in hospital.
Jack Adcock, who had Down’s syndrome and other pre-existing health problems, died of pneumonia almost five years ago after initially being admitted with sickness and diarrhoea.
Prosecutors said they had taken the decision to charge the three people over the death of Jack, from Glen Parva, Leicestershire, only after careful consideration of the evidence.
Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba, Sister Theresa Taylor and Staff Nurse Isabel Amaro are due to appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court on January 23 over the allegations regarding the boy’s death at at Leicester Royal Infirmary in February 2011.
Read more in the Daily Mail.