Nurse Gave Alfie Evans Four Unidentified Drugs. Two Hours Later He Died.
A new report in an Italian newspaper claims that a nurse gave Alfie Evans four unidentified drugs just two hours before his death. The newspaper indicates Alfie’s vital signs were strong in the hours before his death but that the nurse gave him four drugs while his father Tom was out of the room and his mother Kate was half asleep. Another family member was in the room at the time.
There is no indication as to what the drugs were but Alfie’s vital signs began to diminish just 30 minutes after the drugs were administered. As La Nuova Bussola Quotidiana reports (translated from Italian):
So, to silence the press, the hospital promised Thomas more oxygen and more vital support. Two hours before dying the oxygen saturation was about 98 and Alfie’s beats were about 160, so much so that Thomas was convinced that they would let him go home soon (as the hospital administration told him on Friday afternoon) . Before dying, while Thomas had gone out for a moment, leaving Kate half-awake and another family member in the room, a nurse entered and explained that he would give the baby four drugs (no one knows what) to treat him. After about 30 minutes the saturation dropped to 15. Two hours later Alfie was dead.
The report also interviews the head of the Italian hospital that had planned to take Alfie before British courts eviscerated the idea. The scientific director of the Bambin Gesù Hospital, Bruno Dalla Dallapiccola, is quoted as saying he thinks the lack of food and water during the first day after Alfie’s life support was removed contributed to his death as well as the lack of proper oxygen.