Northampton General Hospital have spoken of their sorrow after the Northamptonshire Senior Coroner criticised the trust for its treatment of a man who died while waiting for an operation.
Mike Martin suffered a fatal haemorrhage as he waited to undergo surgery.
"We express our sincere condolences to Mrs Martin and her family and are deeply sorry for their loss. We acknowledge there was a failure to provide Mr Martin with the pain relief he needed and to assess him more promptly.
Following Mr Martin's death the Trust undertook a detailed internal investigation as well as seeking additional advice from an independent expert. We also met with Mrs Martin and her family to share the findings."
More top news
Five men have been convicted of a string of ATM ram raids and burglaries in which more than £400,000 was stolen.
The Met Office have announced that winter 2014/15 will likely end up as the sunniest on record, but it's the east that has benefitted most
Little sign of spring this weekend, despite its official start on Sunday in the meteorological calendar