NHS Trust to appear in court over death of baby 23 minutes after birth
An NHS Trust is due to appear in court over the death of a baby who died just 23 minutes after being born.
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust is being prosecuted by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) over the death of Wynter Sophia Andrews, who died on September 15 2019.
An inquest in 2020 found she died from hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy a loss of oxygen flow to the brain which could have been prevented had staff at the Queens Medical Centre (QMC) in Nottingham delivered her earlier.
The CQC, which regulates health services in England, announced in July last year that it would prosecute the trust on two counts, both of which read that a registered person failed to provide care and treatment in (a) safe way resulting in harm or loss one in relation to Wynter and another to her mother, Sarah Andrews.
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