‘DIY’ Dialysis Machine Saves Girl

‘DIY’ Dialysis Machine Saves Girl

 Dr Coulthard designed the machine

A baby dying from kidney failure was saved when her doctor designed and built her a dialysis machine from scratch in his garage.

Millie Kelly was too small for conventional NHS machines, so Dr Malcolm Coulthard and a colleague constructed a scaled-down version.

Two years later, her mother Rebecca says she is “fit as a fiddle”.

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