Keith Vaz MP, who represented the family of nurse Jacintha Saldanha, has written to the owners of Australian radio station 2Day FM to express his "concern" that Southern Cross Austereo "appears to have not taken any steps to assist the family."
Lord Glenarthur, Chairman of King Edward VII’s Hospital, has welcomed news that Southern Cross Media Group are set to make a sizeable donation to the family of nurse Jacintha Saldanha.
– Lord Glenarthur
Jacintha Saldanha was an outstanding nurse who was much loved by everyone at King Edward VII’s Hospital. After discussion with her family, we have established the Jacintha Saldanha Memorial Fund to benefit her husband and children at this difficult time. I am pleased to announce that many donations have already been made from around the world.
I have today read that Southern Cross Media Group have pledged to make a minimum donation of $500,000 Australian Dollars to an appropriate fund. We would certainly welcome such a donation to the Jacintha Saldanha Memorial Fund.
An inquest has heard that the nurse who died after taking a prank phonecall, was found hanging in her work accomodation.
While on shift at King Edward seventh hospital in Marylebone, Jacintha Saldanha answered a call from 2 DJs pretending to be the Queen and Prince Charles. Juliet Bremner was at today's inquest at Westminster Coroner's Court.
A mass is to be held for Royal baby nurse Jacintha Saldanha at London's Westminster Cathedral on Saturday.
The mass will be offered "for the repose of the soul of Jacintha and her grieving family," a spokesman for the Cathedral said. "We would hope to hold a more formal memorial after the inquest has concluded."
A mass is to be held for Ms Saldanha at London's Westminster Cathedral on December 15.
A spokesman for Westminster Cathedral said the mass will be offered "for the repose of the soul of Jacintha and her grieving family''.
The body of Indian-born Jacintha Saldanha has been visually identified by her accountant husband Benedict Barboza, London's Westminster Coroner's Court heard.
None of the family was present at the inquest.
Police say the details about how hoax call victim Jacintha Saldanha died will be revealed today at an inquest into her death.
The Bristol nurse was found dead in her central London apartment on Friday, 3 days after answering a prank call from two DJ's impersonating the Queen and Prince Charles.
The Coroner will today reveal the results of her post-mortem.
The Australian radio show responsible for the Royal prank call has reportedly been axed by the station's bosses.
According to Australian media reports, the station's parent company, Southern Cross Austereo, issued the ban and ordered a "blanket ban" on all prank calls across their networks.
Keith Vaz has asked the owners of the Australian 2DayFM radio station how it arrived at a £320,000 memorial fund donation figure and why it thinks it has adequately dealt with what happened.