Family gets apology from NHS

The trust which runs the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch has apologised to the family of a diabetic who died after staff failed to carry out a blood glucose check. Margaret Pitt was treated at the hospital in 2010.

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Full report: Blood test could have saved life of diabetic

A simple blood test could have saved the life of a diabetic woman who died after a nurse failed to monitor her diabetes properly.

Margaret Pitt, who was fifty-five, suffered brain damage because her glucose levels weren't checked.

The NHS Trust has apologised and paid compensation and Mrs Pitt's husband says lessons must be learnt, as he learns live without her.

Watch our full report from Wesley Smith.

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