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Four-year-old named as Poppy Widdison

Police have released the name of the four-year-old girl who died following an incident in Grimsby.

Poppy Widdison, of Ladysmith Road, Grimsby, died in the early hours of Monday at Sheffield Childrens Hospital after she was transferred, following her admission to Grimsby Hospital with serious injuries on Sunday.

The exact circumstances into her death are still being investigated by detectives and at this time it remains unexplained.

A 34-year-old woman and a 36-year-old man, who were arrested in connection with the incident, both remain in police custody.

Four-year-old Grimsby girl's death treated as "unexplained"

The death of a four-year-old girl in Grimsby is being treated as unexplained.

A 34-year-old woman and a 36-year-old man, who were arrested in connection with the incident, both remain in custody.

Humberside Police were contacted at approximately 10am on Sunday after being alerted by medical staff at hospital that the girl had been admitted with serious injuries.

The child was later transferred to Sheffield Children's Hospital in a critical condition where she died.

Video: Criticisms of a Nottinghamshire health trust

There are fresh criticisms of a north Notttinghamshire health trust - which is already being investigated over high death rates.

A report's accused King's Mill Hospital in Sutton in Ashfield of prioritising finances over patient care - after breast cancer sufferers were given faulty test results. Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust which runs the hospital insists it has improved since the blunder.


Video: Over a hundred people in Bradford need life-saving transplants

It is a subject that many of us, understandably, find difficult to talk about - what happens to our organs once we die.

But, as new figures reveal 128 people in Bradford alone are waiting for a life-saving transplant, we're being urged to discuss our wishes with our family. Just one person's organs can save up to nine lives - and give someone else a future.

New cancer unit in Grimsby

The new unit will treat cancer patients Credit: Calendar

A new patient unit is opening at the Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital in Grimsby.

The £4.4 million haematology/oncology and rheumatology includes a day case unit for chemotherapy treatments and an outpatients department. The new facilities have been created on the sit of the old D2 and D1 wards.

Union calls for clarity on job cuts at Rotherham Hospital

UNISON is calling on hospital managers to reveal more about their plans for jobs and services at Rotherham Hospital. Last week it was announced that 750 jobs would go at the hospital – including nursing staff and administrators such as medical secretaries.

Last week’s shocking revelations were incredibly worrying for people in Rotherham. Hospital managers are now prepared to talk about the scale of the job cuts, and we understand that the hospital’s board has already agreed to begin formal consultation on redundancies from December 1st. They have many questions to answer. They must come clean about the timescales involved and what exactly they are consulting on – is the whole workforce being put at risk of redundancy or only sections of it and which sections?

The people of Rotherham will also want to know what cuts on this scale will mean for local services. Everything is under review at the moment it sems. Health services are too important and jobs too hard to come by at the moment - patients and staff have the right to know the truth.”

– Pam Johnson, UNISON head of health in Yorkshire and Humberside
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