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Ryan Donoghue acts for CQC in prosecution of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

16/02/2023

Ryan Donoghue acted for the CQC in the prosecution of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust for two offences of failing to provide safe care and treatment to service users.

The case involved allegations of wide-ranging failures in the maternity care provided to Sarah Andrews and her unborn baby, Wynter, who died shortly after birth at Queen’s Medical Centre on 15th September 2019.

The Trust was fined a total of £800,000, comprising £600,000 for the offence against baby Wynter Andrews and £200,000 for the offence against Sarah Andrews. The Trust was also ordered to pay the CQC’s costs in the prosecution of £13,668.75.

Media coverage of the case is available below:

Sky News: https://news.sky.com/story/nottingham-university-hospitals-nhs-trust-fined-for-failing-to-give-safe-care-to-wynter-andrews-who-died-23-minutes-after-birth-12795950

BBC: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-64422598

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