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A hospital trust has apologised after a two-year-old boy was left infertile after surgeons operated on the wrong testicle.The boy was admitted to Bristol Royal Hospital for Children earlier in the week to treat an undescended testicle.His father told the BBC that surgeons operated on the wrong one by mistake…
A man who was part of a gang of paedophiles who raped a baby and young child in abuse that was streamed over the internet has been jailed for 15 years.Matthew Law, 50, is the eighth defendant to be convicted of charges relating to the case - described by a…
The racially-motivated murder of a refugee by a mental health patient who had been released from a psychiatric hospital was "avoidable", a review has found. Jeffrey Barry, 57, stabbed to death his neighbour Kamil Ahmad (pictured), 49, at their supported living flats on Wells Road in Bristol at about 2am…
The racially-motivated murder of a refugee by a mental health patient who had been released from a psychiatric hospital was "avoidable", a review has found. Jeffrey Barry, 57, stabbed to death his neighbour Kamil Ahmad, 49, at their supported living flats on Wells Road in Bristol at about 2am on…
A family court judge has raised concern about the welfare of a woman with a low IQ who has had a baby taken from her care and placed for adoption. Stephen Wildblood said the woman had suffered a "devastating" blow and urged social services staff to provide her with as…
A father who killed his three-month-old son by shaking him and submerging him in water has been jailed for 10 years. Alistair Walker, 28, blamed paramedics for the fatal injuries he inflicted on his son, Ah'Kiell Walker, at home in Gloucester in July 2016. He still maintains his innocence despite…
A fashion student who poured sulphuric acid over her former partner's face after he left her for another woman has been jailed for at least 12 years. Berlinah Wallace, 48, purchased a bottle of 98% concentration sulphuric acid and viewed 82 websites about it - including post-mortem images - after…
A fashion student has been acquitted of murdering her former partner who died by euthanasia after she threw acid over him as he lay sleeping. Berlinah Wallace, 48, meticulously researched acid attacks and purchased a bottle of 98% concentration sulphuric acid online after Mark van Dongen left her for another…
An anti-psychotic drug prescribed to a teenager caused him to suffer from a rare condition that was a "significant contributory factor" to his death, a coroner has said. The parents of Thomas Oliver McGowan, known as Oliver, say they repeatedly told doctors that on "no account" was the 18-year-old to…
A man who ended his life in a euthanasia clinic after allegedly having acid thrown in his face by his ex-girlfriend may have been trying to hurt her instead, a court heard. University fashion student Berlinah Wallace, 48, is on trial accused of the murder of Dutch engineer Mark Van…
A consultant has told an inquest that anti-psychotic drugs she prescribed to a teenager were "one of the contributing factors" in his death. Thomas Oliver McGowan, 18, who was mildly autistic and had epilepsy and learning difficulties, died at Southmead Hospital in Bristol on November 11 2016. His parents, Tom…
Antipsychotic drugs caused a teenager to develop the rare condition which led to his death, an inquest has heard. Thomas Oliver McGowan, known as Oliver, who was mildly autistic and suffered from epilepsy and learning difficulties, died at Bristol's Southmead Hospital on November 11, 2016. His parents, Tom and Paula,…
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