Boy, 3, died of heart problems after vital scans delay

A coroner has recorder a narrative verdict into the death of three-year-old Samuel Starr. A new NHS system "failed" to schedule him for vital scans.

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Samuel Starr death: Parents blame computer 'glitch'

A three-year-old boy died after a new NHS computer system failed to schedule him for a "vital" scan, a coroner has ruled.

Samuel Starr suffered with a congenital heart defect and was due for a scan nine months before an operation, but due to a new computer system at Royal United Hospital in Bath, it was twenty months before he was.

Samuel's parents are now considering legal action following the three-day inquest into his death. ITV News' Medical Editor Lawrence McGinty reports.

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