An inquest into the deaths of twin baby boys who died in Stafford Hospital has recorded a narrative verdict.
Alfie and Harry McQuillin were born 13 weeks early at Staffordshire Hospital.
The coroners' court was told how they were given more than ten times the recommended dose of morphine, by a nurse who had little understanding of how to do it.
The coroner recorded a narrative verdict and said that they died of complications of prematurity.
The coroner said the excessive dose of morphine was a likely factor for their deaths and admitted there had been failings in their care.
Stafford Hospital has apologised to the parents.
More top news
Big celebrations for one couple and their families after they got married - in a busy shopping centre !
Five NHS trusts in the Midlands have come under fire after it emerged bosses were sitting on more than £134 million of spare cash.
Cold with wintry showers mainly affecting Lincolnshire. Elsewhere, mainly dry but frosty.