Quick news briefs for Monday September 26, 2016
A KINGSCLIFF family has progressed in its fight to change NSW hospitals protocol following the death of their six-month-old baby at Shoalhaven Hospital in 2013.
Naomi Day and husband Grant met with NSW Health's Clinical Excellence Unit on Thursday to plan the implementation of their proposed REACH protocol.
It will give options for parents to challenge the medical treatment of their children.
Earlier this year, the Health Care Complaints Commission disciplined doctors and nurses responsible for the catastrophic misdiagnosis of their son Kyran.
SENSATIONAL slimmer Steven Haaijer of Banora Point, whose 90kg weight loss story went viral in June when his sister was fund-raising for his saggy skin surgery, has raised $1271 of the $10000 goal.
Help Mr Haaijer complete his transformation by donating at Gofundme. com/2m4bvr78.
AHEAD in the Club Leaderboard of our Kick the Kilos campaign this week are Olwen Anderson with 22.4km completed, followed by Emma Nicholson (20.1km), Tweed Daily News media sales manager Margaret Perdikas (12.8km), Tweed Daily News editor Nikki Todd (10.6km), former Tweed Daily News reporter Liana Turner (8.1km).
Accused killer Michael Martin Jnr has been committed to stand for trial in Sydney in November, 2016. His father, Michael Martin Snr was killed at his Murwillumbah Quarry Rd apartment in June 2014 with a samurai sword.