Tuesday, 13 May 2008

Fury at ambulance cancellation for pacemaker baby


A BABY who became one of the world’s youngest pacemaker patients when he had a device fitted at just five days old was last night battling the superbug MRSA.

Three-month-old Liam King, of Cwm, near Ebbw Vale, was being treated with antibiotics last night in the Bristol Royal Children’s Hospital.

And the baby’s desperately concerned father, 26-year-old DJ Andy King, claimed yesterday an ambulance due to whisk Liam from Nevill Hall Hospital in Abergavenny to Bristol for the MRSA treatment last Friday was cancelled “at the last minute”.

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