Lucy Letby

Composite picture showing a head shot of Lucy Letby and the entrance of the Countess of Chester Hospital

Letby hospital failed to assure patients it was safe after verdict, says report

CQC says failures included inadequate nurse staffing levels and compromised patient safety

Head shot of Lucy Letby

Lucy Letby is refused permission to appeal murder convictions

Court of Appeal turns down application by former nurse who received life sentence last year

Alison Kelly, former head of nursing at the Countess of Chester Hospital (left) and Lucy Letby

Letby inquiry: former head of nursing named as core participant

Alison Kelly is one of four former senior managers who will be part of the inquiry

NMC name and logo on brass plaque, with police photo of child killer Lucy Letby, inset. Letby was struck off by the NMC

Lucy Letby struck off NMC register in formal move following murder convictions

Serial child killer did not contest fitness to practise process, but maintains her innocence

A photo of Lady Justice Thirlwell next to a photo of Lucy Letby

Letby inquiry will investigate issues from ‘ward to boardroom’

Inquiry lead Lady Justice Thirlwall asks NHS managers to consider CCTV in neonatal wards

Lucy Letby

The Letby effect: FtP referrals surge following nurse’s multiple murder convictions

Nurses with FtP cases pending face prospect of continued delays as NMC caseload lengthens

Countess of Chester Hospital sign in grounds. Police mugshot of Lucy Letby, inset

Letby public inquiry will scrutinise actions of trust managers and nurse’s colleagues

Culture and conduct at Countess of Chester Hospital to be examined by Thirlwall Inquiry

An unfair legacy: how the Letby case has affected nurses

Difficult questions persist about raising concerns and preserving the profession’s image

Photo of Lucy Letby and Countess of Chester Hospital

Lucy Letby: police to investigate trust for corporate manslaughter

Cheshire Constabulary will ‘consider areas including senior leadership and decision-making’

Lucy Letby

Lucy Letby to face retrial on attempted murder charge

Retrial concerns baby girl, known as Child K, who died in February 2016

Photo of nurse talking to colleague, illustrating story about whistleblowing

Raising concerns: new guidance supports nurses to speak up

Framework in Wales aims to ensure staff can report issues without fear of repercussions

What would give you the confidence to speak up against poor practice?

After Letby, nurses are raising concerns about the treatment of those who speak out

Lucy Letby to appeal against murder convictions

Lawyers apply for permission to appeal, following nurse’s whole-life sentence

What is a Freedom to Speak Up guardian and how do I become one?

Those in the role provide crucial support for clinicians who raise concerns

Martha’s rule: nurses could be key in helping patients and families get a second opinion

Ministers are looking at Australian care model that puts nurses at centre of process

Letby may face retrial for six attempted murder charges

Jury was unable to reach a verdict on six charges in initial trial

‘Letby case shows why NHS must empower nurses to speak out when they have a gut feeling’

Nurse whose grandson was cared for by the killer says NHS hierarchy stifles concerns

Letby: freedom to speak up rights to be strengthened across NHS

Move prompted by delays in addressing concerns raised by whistleblowers about Letby

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