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Verdict due in 'end of life pathway' inquest

Robert Goold in hospital Credit: Family photo

An inquest verdict is due today into the death of 69 year old Robert Goold, from Stevenage, at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. Mr Goold had Alzheimer's. His family say he was put on an end of life pathway and denied food and water without their consent.

Robery Goold Credit: Family photo

The hospital has admitted failing to follow its own protocols, but says Mr Goold's treatment was aimed at making the end of his life as comfortable as possible.