Barrow baby death inquest

An inquest into the death of a baby in Barrow takes place today, nine years after her death. Elleanor Hope Louise Bennett died two days after she was born in February 2004 - it's feared she could be another victim of the scandal hit hospital.

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Mother giving evidence at baby death inquest

The mother of a baby who died on Furness General Hospital's maternity ward is giving evidence at the inquest into her death, nine years after the baby passed away.

Our correspondent Elaine Willcox is tweeting from the inquest. It was brought about by an ongoing police investigation at the hospital.


Mother breaks down as she said baby was blue when she was born, she touched her shoulder & baby's head dropped. The baby was rushed out.


Mother described how her baby daughter had heart massage, the ventilator was turned off, and she died in her dad's arms #Inquest


Mother at Elleanor Bennett's told by her consultant her baby's death was 'one of those things' &'no systems or procedures had to be changed'