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Hospital apologises to 38 families for appalling care that saw a patient starve to death and it left other dying people screaming in pain

Laura Donnelly, Health Correspondent, The Daily Telegraph (UK)

Alexandra Hospital in Redditch is writing to 38 families after a massive legal action that exposed years of bad practice, ranging from nurses taunting patients to leaving an elderly woman unwashed for 11 weeks. In one of the worst cases, a man had starvation recorded as the cause of his death after being treated at the hospital for two months.

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