Bristol Royal Infirmary Inquiry

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Bristol Royal Infirmary Inquiry

An inquiry into the clinical management of children undergoing complex cardiac surgery at the Bristol Royal Infirmary between 1984 and 1995, which concluded that the cardiology services provided were suboptimal, and the mortality rates of infants operated upon far exceeded the norm.
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The Kennedy Inquiry came after the unnecessary deaths of up to 35 babies following heart surgery in Bristol, while the Laming Inquiry followed the death of eight-year-old Victoria Climbi, who died in hospital in February 2000 of injuries sustained after months of abuse.

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