Justice for Laughing Boy: Connor Sparrowhawk – A Death by Indifference
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Justice for Laughing Boy: Connor Sparrowhawk – A Death by Indifference

Michael Brown Professor of nursing, Queen’s University Belfast

I started to read this book, written by Connor Sparrowhawk’s mother, with mixed feelings. I followed Connor’s case as it unfolded, including the subsequent investigation and reports into his tragic death – he drowned in a bath at an NHS specialist unit following an unobserved epileptic seizure – and the inquest.

Learning Disability Practice. 20, 6, 15-15. doi: 10.7748/ldp.20.6.15.s17

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