Friday, 26 February 2010

Patient death charge hospital admits safety law breach

A hospital in Essex where a severely disabled man died has admitted breaching health and safety law.
Kyle Flack, 20, from Stanford-le-Hope, who had severe cerebral palsy, was found dead at Basildon University Hospital, on 12 October 2006. His head had become trapped in the rails around his bed, an inquest heard.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) brought the prosecution, accusing the hospital of failing to ensure the patient's safety. Matthew Taylor, prosecuting on behalf of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), told magistrates Mr Flack died at the hospital, two days after being admitted with stomach problems...
Source: BBC
What is unclear is why Rab C Nesbitt is posing as the man's mother.

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