Boy, 3, died ‘waiting to see doctor’

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Image caption Basil Mohammed died in the A& E waiting area at Luton Children’s Hospital last Wednesday

The daddy of a three-year-old boy says their son died in his arms whilst waiting more than an hour to see a medical center doctor.

Basil Prophet died in the A& E waiting around area at Birmingham Children’s Medical center last Wednesday.

He had a rare syndrome that can result in kidney or liver failure great father, Muawai is questioning exactly why he did not receive urgent treatment.

The hospital is performing a review and offered “deepest condolences”.

Basil had Wolcott Rallison Syndrome and was identified at the city centre hospital, in which the family said they received proper care from the diabetes team.

Mister Mohammed said his son has been seen by a triage nurse inside about 25 minutes last Wed but then left in the waiting area “for more than an hour”.

“I can feel your pet. He’s my son… and I understand he’s going to go, ” he stated. “I went back to them and I stated ‘he’s going to go’.

Image caption Basil was being treated by the diabetes team at the hospital

“They said ‘what do you mean? ‘ and I mentioned ‘he’s going to die soon should you do not find me a doctor to see your pet soon’. ”

Mister Mohammed said he wanted a complete investigation into what happened and advised the hospital to review its CCTV waiting around room footage.

“I’m a dad. I have emotion, inch he added.

Doctor Fiona Reynolds, chief medical official at Birmingham Women’s and Little one’s NHS Foundation Trust, said it will work with the family through the investigation.

“We would like to offer the sympathy and deepest condolences in order to Basil’s family, ” she stated.

“When any kid dies in our care we execute an investigation to fully understand the circumstances and also to provide answers for their loved ones. inch

Picture caption Muawai Mohammed stated he told staff Basil has been “going to die soon nearby find me a doctor”