When a child dies in ED, doctors and nurses need to take a long look at themselves

Last month a confidential government investigation into the tragic death of Aishwarya Aswath at a WA hospital was made public by her heartbroken parents.

Aishwarya Aswath

It found staff in at Perth Children's Hospital had missed a "cascade" of opportunities to escalate care for the seven-year-old as she succumbed to a fatal infection on Easter Saturday.

Within 20 minutes of arriving at the empty ED triage,

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