Mother says "opportunities were missed"

Paula Stevenson, Hayley's morther
Paula Stevenson, Hayley's morther Credit: ITV Central

“Our beautiful little girl would still be with us if the nurses who were supposed to be caring for her had come to her aid sooner.

"I still cannot understand how trained medics could ignore the fact that she was slowly deteriorating before their eyes.

"They had seven days to spot that something was seriously wrong but all those precious opportunities were missed."

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Verdict Into Baby's Death

The inquest into the death of one-year-old Hayley Fullerton, who died at Birmingham Children's Hospital, more than three years ago, has found that there were "serious failures" in her care.