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Leading NI doctor Murnaghan will face no action over 'failure' to investigate boy's death in 1995


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Adam Strain, who died aged four following a kidney transplant in 1995

Adam Strain, who died aged four following a kidney transplant in 1995

Adam Strain, who died aged four following a kidney transplant in 1995

A senior doctor accused of deliberately failing to properly investigate the death of a four-year-old patient will face no action by his regulatory body, it can be revealed.

Dr George Murnaghan was director of medical administration of what is now the Belfast Trust when Adam Strain died following a kidney transplant at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children in November 1995.

Adam is one of five children whose deaths in hospital were examined by the Hyponatraemia Inquiry - which resulted in a scathing report into the care they received.