Note keeping was poor at baby death hospital

A midwife accused of misconduct over the care of a baby girl who died hours after birth kept ‘scanty’ notes after the delivery, a hearing was told. Heather Lort should have made an emergency referral for Kate Stanton-Davies after she was born ‘pale and floppy’ at Ludlow Community Hospital in Shropshire on March 1, 2009 Kate was found collapsed at around 11.30am and died from anaemia six hours later after she was transferred to Birmingham’s Heartlands Hospital. Lort failed to…

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