Sarah Boothby Discusses Second Pre-Inquest Hearing into Death of Daughter Maeve from ME Complications

By David Tuller, DrPH

Maeve Boothby O’Neill died of complications from ME in Exeter, England, in October, 2021, after three admissions to the local hospital. (I wrote about Maeve’s life and death last year for Since then, the family has been waiting for an inquest to be held into the circumstances of her death and the actions of medical authorities. The coroner in charge of the inquest held a pre-inquest hearing in November and another in early February. I spoke a few days ago with Sarah Boothby, Maeve’s mum, about the second pre-inquest hearing. I had previously spoken with her about the first pre-inquest hearing last November.