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Girl suffered catastrophic brain damage & requires 24-hr care after hospital failures
May 11th, 2017
Angharad Hughes, a brain injury specialist at JMW, is helping a family whose daughter suffered catastrophic brain damage as a newborn. Sally Okumu developed jaundice shortly after her birth while she was still in hospital yet did not receive treatment in time to prevent brain damage.
Less than half of maternity trusts provide device costing thousands to community midwives that could help prevent brain damage to newborns
January 30th, 2017
An investigation by JMW has revealed that less than half of English maternity trusts are providing community midwives with a device that could help them prevent brain damage in newborns. Bilirubinometers, which monitor jaundice levels, cost just thousands but can help midwives identify babies in need of urgent hospital treatment quickly.