Frontline training follows baby's death

January 2009
Community Care;1/15/2009, Issue 1753, p9
The article reports on the serious case review (SCR) on the death of a three-month-old baby in Waltham Forest in London, England. The baby suffered a massive head injury with a fractured arm and rib and died at the hands of his mother Maria Kompusova, who was convicted of manslaughter. Moreover, it indicates that after the baby's death an extra training for health and social care workers was offered.


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