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Choking baby inquest coroner calls for first aid training

All nursery school staff should undergo paediatric first aid training, a coroner has said. He made the request after the jury in the inquest into a baby that choked to death at a nursery in Greater Manchester ruled she died of misadventure.

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Nursery: Baby death inquest outcome 'comforting'

The headteacher of the nursery where nine-month-old Millie Thompson suffered a fatal choking incident described the inquest's ruling of Misadventure as "comforting" but does not alter the fact staff at the school "continue to miss her and think of her family every day."

While today's outcome is comforting in that it confirms our understanding that we did everything we could to save Millie, it doesn't alter the fact that she's no longer with us and we'll continue to miss her and think of her family every day.

This has been a devastating time for everyone involved and we would like to thank our parents, past and present, as well as the local community for all of their words of support and comfort which have helped sustain our dedicated nursery team, who've been heartbroken by Millie's loss.

– Ramillies Hall School principal Diana Patterson

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