Harrison's death weeks after his 18th birthday was 'far from gentle'

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'Harrison didn't need to die': Mother tells commission doctors didn't give son proper care

A mother has told a royal commission her son's death in the Queensland healthcare system was"preventable", saying"he didn't need to die".Harrison Creevey was born healthy but contracted encephalitis virus from a mosquito biteHis mother said doctors questioned whether his respiratory problem was influenced by his disability

She said although her son Harrison, who lived with an Acquired Brain Injury , would have had a shortened life,"he didn't need to die at the hands of people that knew better than to let him go that way".

 

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