Nurse Lucy Letby says ‘gang of four’ doctors blamed her to cover up failings

A nurse accused of killing seven babies said a “gang of four” doctors accused her of covering up the hospital’s oversights.

Lucy Letby said two people in particular tried to remove her from the Countess of Chester Hospital’s neonatal unit.

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Lucy Letby said a “group of four” doctors, including pediatrician Stephen Brearey and TV doctor Ravi Jayaram, have accused her of covering up oversightsCredit: Provided as a technical service. No copyright is implied or inferred.

She named them pediatric consultant Stephen Brearey and television doctor Ravi Jayaram.

She said John Gibbs and a woman, whose name cannot be released for legal reasons, were involved in a “conspiracy”.

Letby told the Manchester Crown Court jury: “They had made remarks that I was responsible for the deaths of babies and they were very insistent that I be removed from the unit.”

When asked why, she replied, “I think it’s about covering up oversights at the hospital.”

Letby, 33, from Hereford, denies all the allegations against her.

The process goes on.

Edmuns DeMars

Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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