Nowra boy Brock Morschel battling life-threatening condition

By Lisa Wachsmuth
Updated August 3 2017 - 9:56pm, first published 7:45am
Life-threatening: Doctors at Shoalhaven Hospital's ED sent Brock Morschel (inset) home twice, before he was finally admitted and diagnosed with bacterial meningitis.

A Nowra couple is devastated after their four-month-old son was twice turned away from Shoalhaven Hospital’s emergency department, before being diagnosed with meningitis at the third visit.



Lisa Wachsmuth

Deputy Editor

Deputy editor and health reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, covering stories in the Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama local government areas. For news tips email

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