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13 Nov 2019 22:27
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    The health system failed a mother who took her baby to the doctor 16 times before he died

    The health system failed a mother who took her baby to the doctor 16 times before he died


    The Health and Disability Commissioner has ordered Waikato DHB to apologise, for not providing four-month-old Riley Drever with reasonable care before he died.

    It's been four years since the baby's death.. and mother Melanie Harding says she was treated like an anxious parent when she turned up with concerns.

    She says an apology is not enough ... and plans to lodge a complaint with the Human Rights Review Tribunal.

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