Mum speaks out af­ter death of tot

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by the same bac­te­ria as menin­gi­tis.

It is pos­si­ble to have both, and the hos­pi­tal has not con­firmed whether Al­fie also had menin­gi­tis.

Mel Pickup, War­ring­ton And Hal­ton Hos­pi­tals NHS Foun­da­tion Trust chief ex­ec­u­tive, said: “Al­fie’s death is an ab­so­lute tragedy and our heart­felt sym­pa­thy goes out to Al­fie’s fam­ily at this dif­fi­cult time. We are sup­port­ing Al­fie’s fam­ily fol­low­ing Al­fie’s death from meningo­coc­cal sep­sis. If the fam­ily wish to dis­cuss any­thing fur­ther with us, their fam­ily li­ai­son of­fi­cer or pae­di­atric con­sul­tant, we will sup­port them.”

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