Tragic tot’s op de­lays

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A BABY girl died af­ter al­leged fail­ings in her care while wait­ing for heart surgery that was can­celled three times.

Six-month-old Iris Day, born with a heart de­fect and Down’s syn­drome, died last De­cem­ber a week be­fore her op.

An in­quest was told Iris, of Great Braxted, Es­sex, had her surgery at Evelina London Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal put off three times – once due to a lack of beds.

The hear­ing in Chelms­ford, Es­sex, con­tin­ues.

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