Milly Main (pictured) was in remission from leukaemia before contracting an infection in Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in 2017
The mother of a 10-year-old girl whose death at a Glasgow hospital is at the centre of allegations of a cover-up has said she feels let down and lied to.
Milly Main was in remission from leukaemia before contracting an infection in Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in 2017.
Her mother, Kimberly Darroch, 35, from Lanark, told the BBC she is '100%' certain contaminated water caused the infection, Stenotrophomonas, listed as a possible cause on her daughter's death certificate.
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said it was not possible to conclude infections identified in 2017 were connected to the water supply because it was not required to test for bloodstream infection Stenotrophomonas at that time.
Ms Darroch told the BBC she feels 'let down but lied to', and broke down in tears on Thursday after reading in the Daily Record newspaper about a whistleblower informing Labour MSP Anas Sarwar that a doctor-led investigation found the death of a young cancer patient QEUH in 2017 was linked to an infected water supply.
She said: 'I think they knew prior to Milly's death that the water was contaminated.
'I feel that they knew that this was the infection that killed my daughter but no-one came forward to tell us.'
Her mother, Kimberly Darroch, (right) 35, from Lanark, told the BBC she is '100%' certain contaminated water caused the infection
She added: 'I think they should get the answers from the inquiry and release them. I want an apology, I want them to admit what they have done is wrong and I want them to admit that the covered it up.'
The cover-up allegations have led to calls for Health Secretary Jeane Freeman to resign.
Ms Darroch said she wrote to Ms Freeman asking for answers and wanted more than the response she received that an official inquiry will be held.
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said it was not possible to conclude infections identified in 2017 were connected to the water supply. Milly in hospital
In a statement on Friday, Ms Freeman said that three days after she announced an inquiry into the infection at the hospital on September 17, a parent contacted her to tell her of their child's death after treatment at QEUH in