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HSE hospital investigation

The Health and Safety Executive said a criminal investigation has begun into the death of diabetic Gillian Astbury at Stafford Hospital in 2007.

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Criminal investigation into Stafford Hospital patient's death - full report

A criminal investigation has begun into the death of a diabetic woman who died at Stafford Hospital exactly 6 years ago after staff failed to give her insulin.

Gillian Astbury, who was 66 and from Hednesford in Staffordshire, went into hospital with a broken arm in April 2007, but died days later.

Her partner Ron Street today welcomed the news that the Health & Safety Executive is investigating, now the public inquiry into standards of care at the Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust is complete. Chris Halpin reports.

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