A paramedic who failed to provide a teenage girl with vital life support after she was found hanged has been struck off after it was found that she was pronounced dead ‘too quickly’.
Quinn Beadle, 17, was discovered by police officers near her home in Shildon, County Durham, on December 9, 2018, following a battle with depression.
Operational paramedic Gavin Wood, from the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS), arrived at the scene in a rapid response vehicle to find two police officers already providing Ms Beadle with CPR.
But by the time a community paramedic and a respondent crew had arrived, Mr Wood had made the decision to stop life support and declared Ms Beadle deceased.
Quinn Beadle, 17, was discovered by police officers near her home in Shildon, County Durham, on December 9, 2018
Ms Beadle pictured with her brother Dyllon Milburn, who took his own life ten months after her death
Her family were subsequently ‘haunted’ by claims the paramedic had advised the…