Toxic shock warning: Toddler lost legs after misdiagnosis
A toddler had to have both his legs and seven of his fingers amputated after doctors failed to spot the warning signs of toxic shock syndrome.
Reuben Harvey-Smith, now three, was rushed to hospital after accidentally burning himself at home last summer.
When he later developed the bacterial infection, it was initially misdiagnosed as tonsillitis - Ipswich Hospital Trust have accepted full liability.
His mum Louise is now keen to raise awareness and told the Victoria Derbyshire programme how she and her son were remaining positive.
22 Aug 2016
- From the section Health