New allegation Savile involved in child death

A convalescent home for children in Wood House Eaves in Leicestershire is one of those that has been investigated over Jimmy Savile abuse claims. Accounts of sexual abuse by Jimmy Savile at NHS hospitals will be published in a series of report.

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Apology over Savile abuse in NHS institutions

An investigation into Jimmy Savile and the NHS has found that it was likely children at a convalescent home in Leicestershire were abused.

Today's report concluded that sexual abuse of children is likely to have taken place at Roecliffe Manor near Loughborough - a home for children recovering from illness which closed in 1969.

A male patient told investigators he'd been sexually abused by a man called "Jimmy" from the age of seven to nine.

The report concluded that there was no evidence Jimmy Savile was involved in abuse at the home but it was likely that abuse had taken place. NHS bosses in Leicestershire say all the evidence has been passed to the police.

The Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has apologised for the sickening abuse victims endured over the decades.

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