Kent hospital trust fined £733,000 over failures that led to baby’s death
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Kent hospital trust fined £733,000 over failures that led to baby’s death

Case of baby Harry Richford was first prosecution of its kind brought by NHS care regulator

A hospital trust has been fined £733,000 over serious failures that led to the death of a week-old baby, in a groundbreaking prosecution brought by the NHS care regulator.

East Kent hospitals university NHS foundation trust was handed the fine at Folkestone magistrates court on Friday over lapses in how its maternity staff treated Harry Richford and his mother, Sarah.

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