Hospital apologises after baby's skull cut in Caesarean

From BBC - January 3, 2018

A hospital trust has apologised after a baby died following a cut to his skull during an emergency Caesarean section.

Carson Allen died three hours after being born at Nottingham City Hospital in July, 2013.

An inquest in 2014 recorded a verdict of accidental death, with the coroner criticising the hospital trust for its "woefully inadequate" investigation.

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust has now settled a claim of clinical negligence.

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The trust has agreed to pay Carson's family an undisclosed sum.


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