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HomeHealth & FitnessWynter Andrews: NHS trust fined £800k over baby's neglect death

Wynter Andrews: NHS trust fined £800k over baby’s neglect death

An NHS trust has been fined £800,000 after admitting failings in the care of a baby who died after 23 minutes.

Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) pleaded guilty over the care of Wynter Andrews, who died after being born in 2019 at the Queen’s Medical Centre.

The was reduced from £1.2m due to the trust’s guilty plea.

Nottingham Magistrates’ Court heard the trust’s failures were “more than sufficient” to cause harm to Wynter and her mother Sarah.

However, District Judge Leong said she was “acutely aware” the fine would be paid for by funding that would usually be used for patient care.

She added: “In giving the trust full credit for its early guilty pleas, the fine will be £800,000. The trust will also pay a victim surcharge of £181.”


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