Health trust has pleaded guilty


Intravenous news: BBC News report “A health trust has pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety regulations after a woman was given an epidural anaesthetic in her arm. Mayra Cabrera died following her son’s birth in 2004 after Bupivacaine was mistakenly connected to her arm at Swindon’s Great Western Hospital.

Lyn Hill-Tout, chief executive of Great Western Hospitals NHS, entered a guilty plea before Swindon magistrates.
The case was committed to Swindon Crown Court to be heard at a later date.

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