The grieving parents of a baby girl have told ITV Meridian that their daughter was denied a test which could have saved her life because, they claim, it was considered too expensive.
Summer Palmer died at Medway Maritime Hospital in Gillingham after developing a blood infection. Her mother and father, from Snodland near Maidstone, say a consultant told them monitoring tests were not done because of the cost.
Medway Maritime Hospital says an urgent review will be carried out to look into the accusations.
Sarah Saunders spoke to parents Simon Palmer and Lisa Standen.
A Hampshire mother says she can't thank her midwife enough for saving her baby's life. Nikki Legg form Waterlooville had complications in the final weeks of her pregnancy.
Her close relationship with the maternity staff at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth ensured baby Jameson survived. And gave mother Nikki the confidence to have a second child as Sally Simmonds reports.
A woman who fell into a coma after a massive brain haemorrhage awoke three months later - to find she'd given birth to a daughter.
Colvina Jolin, from Horndean, in Hampshire, was 23 weeks pregnant when she became seriously ill. Doctors gave her a 10 per cent chance of surviving.
They had no idea if they could save her unborn child, Maia. Andrew Pate has the family's extraordinary story.
A first-time mother from Kent thinks her baby son might just be Britain's biggest baby.
Diana Kuznetsova from Lower Hardres HARDZ near Canterbury was delighted to welcome her son Jack Castle into the world - two weeks past his due date.
Since then, Jack has grown, and grown, and grown. He's now the size of some one-year-olds - and shows no signs of slowing down. Not bad for 14 weeks.
Sarah Saunders, went along to meet them.
A first-time mother from Kent says her three month-old son has grown to the size of some 1-year olds. Jack was born a big baby, weighing just over 11lb.
A first-time mother from Kent thinks her three month-old son - might just be Britain's biggest baby.
A couple from Lower Hardres near Canterbury were delighted to welcome their son Jack into the world - two weeks past his due date.
Since then young Jack Castle has grown to the size of some 1-year olds in his first 14 weeks.
A coroner has expressed concern over a bedside cot after a newborn baby from Haywards Heath was killed while she slept.
Seven-week-old Grace Roseman died while using a crib which could be joined onto her parents' bed.
She had manoeuvred herself over the edge of the Bednest - cutting off the supply of oxygen to her brain.
‘We are greatly saddened and extend our heartfelt condolences to Grace’s parents.
We are doubly upset to hear this news, since the concept behind Bednest’s design is first and foremost about baby health and safety and came originally from highly experienced neo-natal nurses.
It is not the case that the coroner has called the cot “dangerous” and asked for it to be withdrawn.
The coroner has highlighted that all safety guidelines for the correct use of the crib are laid out in the instruction manual, but due to a growing second-hand market for our Bednest cribs, these instruction manuals may not be passed on. This may be, sadly, what happened with Grace’s crib.
We are now considering displaying basic instructions on the side of the crib itself.'
A young mother - left heartbroken by her partner's death - now has a legal battle on her hands to give their baby daughter his name.
Sarah Dixon's partner, David Broome, died in a car crash last month, just weeks after the birth of their baby daughter.
Because the couple weren't married Sarah now faces paying for a DNA test costing hundreds of pounds - and a fight in court to prove David is the father. Daniel Hewitt has the story.
A father from East Sussex who killed his baby daughter after being frustrated by her screaming as he tried to play a computer game has been jailed for eight years.
Mark Sandland, 28, picked up five-week-old Aimee-Rose and shook her during a sudden loss of temper, prosecutors said.
He claimed he had suffered an epileptic fit and came round to find his daughter underneath him at their flat in Church Road, St Leonards-on-Sea.
Sandland had denied the charge of murder but admitted manslaughter when he appeared at Southwark Crown Court.
After the hearing, Detective Inspector Jon Fanner from Surrey and Sussex Major Crime Team said: "I welcome the plea to manslaughter. The judge found there were significant aggravating circumstances and today he has been sentenced to eight years in prison."
A father who killed his baby daughter after being frustrated by her screaming as he tried to play a computer game has been sentenced to 8 years in prison.
Mark Sandland, 28, picked up five-week-old Aimee-Rose and shook her during a sudden loss of temper.