Callum Cartlidge was rushed to hospital in Worcester after children’s services cut at hospital in Redditch

A boy died after he was taken by ambulance to an A&E department almost 20 miles from his home following a decision to reduce children’s services at his local hospital because of staff shortages.

The death of Callum Cartlidge, eight, who had a cardiac arrest at his home in Redditch, Worcestershire, prompted hundreds of people to take part in a march to remember him and protest at cuts to the town’s Alexandra hospital.

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