18 Aug 2023

Lucy Letby: Could killer nurse have been stopped sooner?

Health and Social Care Editor

Lucy Letby’s appalling crimes were a terrible betrayal of trust which have shocked and sickened staff throughout the NHS, England’s chief nursing officer has said – promising that the health service will learn “every possible lesson”.

But for the devastated families – there’s a never ending search for answers: how did it happen and what makes a nurse become a serial killer?