Mum's fury at toddler's ‘distressing' hospital stay
Manchester Evening News|January 29, 2022
PARENT ANGRY AFTER SON, 3, WAS PLACED ON SAME WARD AS ‘SCREAMIMNG, SWEARING’ TEENAGER
BETH ABBIT

HOSPITAL bosses are ‘investigating’ after a mum questioned why her toddler was placed on a ward with a teenager who had to be restrained by security guards.

Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (RMCH) has apologised to three-year-old Luca Arrowsmith and his mum, Jasmine Moore, for the ‘distress’ they experienced during their stay.

Jasmine, 21, says Luca was placed on the same ward as a much older child when he was admitted with an ear infection earlier this month.

She claims a nurse told her the older child was on the ward because there was ‘no room’ for her on a mental health ward.

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