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Waikato Hospital treats 160 children with serious burns in two years

Story by Libby Wilson, Stuff 

When the cold weather comes, so do the burns cases.

About 160 children with bad burns were brought to Waikato Hospital over the past two years, a baby less than a month old among them.

“We’ve had anything up to two children a week coming in with nasty burns that could have been avoided,” paediatrician John Goldsmith said at the end of winter.

Read the full story on Stuff. 

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