A stand-off between a mother and the Queensland government over the treatment of a child with severe epilepsy has reached a flash point, triggering an intervention by federal Health Minister Greg Hunt. The stoush centres around nine-year-old Kaitlyn Spraggon, who is severely disabled and was booked in for spinal and hip surgery earlier this year ...
Deadlock over treatment of child with severe epilepsy triggers federal health minister intervention
By Tessa Hoffman
16 Aug 2018