Photo: Andrew Sheldrick’s mum will speak at a health conference this week. (Supplied) Andrew Sheldrick was just eight years old when he took his nightly medication, hopped in bed, and never woke up. It was more than four months until his mum Melissa found out why. “Andrew had a sleep disorder and so he was on a daily medication,” she said. “It wasn’t actually a medication, it was an amino acid which was made into a liquid for him because he was so young he couldn’t take tablets. “We picked up his refill one day and I gave him his dose and he went to sleep and then he didn’t wake up the next morning. “After an investigation they discovered that there was a substitution error made [at the pharmacy] and the wrong medication was put in his liquid.” Photo: Andrew’s legacy will be law reform, mum Melissa says. […]