Our daughter died from fatal blood clot just hours after doctor sent her home with antibiotics, say grieving parents

Our daughter died from fatal blood clot just hours after doctor sent her home with antibiotics, say grieving parents “He said it was either an infection or a blood clot and he was going to treat her for an infection”, mother claims Shannon, 16, pictured at her school prom, died after part of a blood clot in her leg broke off and travelled to her chest A happy and popular teenager who planned to train as a midwife at university has died from a blood clot – just 12 hours after she was sent home from an out-of-hours surgery. Student Shannon Deakin, 16, went to an out-of-hours surgery at Barnsley Hospital after experiencing pain in her leg, which had reddened. Her mother Sue said they waited one hour and twenty minutes to see the doctor, who then sent her away with antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs, even though he said it could possibly be a blood clot