Royal Free Trust 'to learn Savile lessons if appropriate'

One of the hospitals to be investigated over alleged links with disgraced television presenter Jimmy Savile has said it will learn any lesson in the future, after Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced more were to be reviewed.

A spokeswoman for Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust said:

We have been given information from the Department of Health regarding Jimmy Savile, which we will now thoroughly investigate. We will ensure that, if appropriate, any lessons are learnt for the future.

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More hospitals in Savile inquiry

A further 19 hospitals are to be investigated in relation to links with Jimmy Savile, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said today, including several London hospitals.