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Image caption Marcie could have survived if doctors followed national guidelines on treating severely ill children. A two-year-old girl died from sepsis because of major failings in the way she was cared for by medics, an inquest has found. Marcie Tadman suffered a fatal cardiac arrest at the Royal United Hospital in Bath on 5 December 2017, a day after being admitted with pneumonia. The inquest heard seven doctors who treated her had not considered sepsis. Avon Coroner Maria Voisin concluded Marcie died from natural causes contributed to by neglect. Ms Voisin said there had been a range of failings by the hospital: "I consider that putting these basic failures together led to the gross fa... Full story

12 March