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Date set for investigation findings into elderly deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital

The Gosport Independent Panel was launched by the Government in 2014 Photo: ITV Meridian

An investigation into the deaths of more than 100 elderly patients at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital will publish its findings on 20th June.

The Gosport Independent Panel, launched by the government in July 2014, has been investigating deaths at the hospital between 1988 and 2000.

It follows concerns by family members about the care of their relatives.

It is understood the independent panel has re-examined 833 death certificates.

Inquests into 10 deaths at the hospital have previously found that drugs were a contributory factor in some cases.

Bishop James Jones oversaw the Hillsborough Independent Panel Credit: ITV Meridian

The former Bishop of Liverpool, Bishop James Jones, has lead the investigation.

He previously oversaw the Hillsborough Independent Panel.

The Gosport Independent Panel will publish its Report about the historic concerns at Gosport War Memorial Hospital on 20 June. The Report will be shared first with the affected families in Portsmouth Cathedral."

“The Report will deal with the families' historic questions about the care of their relatives in Gosport War Memorial Hospital and the subsequent investigations into their deaths."

“The Report will provide an overview of the documents reviewed by the Panel and will illustrate how the information disclosed adds to public understanding of these events and their aftermath.”

– Bishop James Jones KBE, Chair of the Gosport Independent Panel