Basildon Hospital criticised over treatment of disabled woman

Basildon Hospital is already under investigation for its high death rates, it is now being examined for its treatment of a disabled woman.

The health watchdog says Tina Papalabropoulos died after doctors failed to provide her with intensive treatment.

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Report 'slams' Basildon Hospital

Basildon Hospital has been criticised by the Health Service Ombudsman for "missing any opportunity" to save the life of a 23-year-old patient who died at the hospital in 2009. The hospital is under investigation for higher-than-expected death rates.