Woman, 83, died minutes after Harrogate Hospital ward move

Woman, 83, died minutes after Harrogate Hospital ward move
 

A terminally-ill pensioner died minutes after being moved twice between hospital beds against her family's wishes, her sons have said.
The family of Irene Simister, 83, had agreed she would not be moved from her room at Harrogate District Hospital.
Her son David said her death was "traumatic and cruel".
The hospital trust apologised for moving Mrs Simister "at such a late stage" on Friday.
According to Mr Simister, half an hour before his mother's death the hospital's bed manager ordered she be moved from a single-bed side room, where she had been for a week, to... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 47
Source: BBC
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