A leading consultant has said that a paramedic treating a young child who later died from meningitis should have recognised she was seriously ill. Two-year-old Georgia Keeling from Norwich died in August 2009. Paramedic Patricia Perfect examined her and diagnosed swine flu instead of meningitis.
The East of England Ambulance service has admitted there were shortcomings in the case of a 2 year old girl from Norfolk who died from meningitis.
The parents of Georgia Keeling had been wrongly told she was suffering from swine flu.