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Mother's anger over tribunal

A mother says she is appalled that a nurse who walked away when asked by a colleague to help her son has been given a caution following a disciplinary hearing.

William Cressey from Croft near Darlington was ten when he died from meningitis.

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Mother's anger over tribunal

William Cressy died aged ten in 2005

A mother says she is appalled that a nurse who walked away when asked by a colleague to help her son has been given a caution following a disciplinary hearing.

William Cressey from Croft near Darlington was ten when he died from meningitis.

Christopher Kirdy: cautioned Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Nurse Christopher Kirby was looking after the boy at Darlington Memorial Hospital in 2005.

William was sent home and died the next morning.

Darlington Memorial Hospital Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The Nursing and Midwifery Council heard the nurse failed to report observations on the patient but was told there was no suggestion Mr Kirby action's had contributed to his death.

Mr Kirby declined to comment today.

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