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Hospitals investigated over Savile

Three hospitals in the North East will be investigated over links to Jimmy Savile, the government confirmed.

The RVI in Newcastle, the Dryburn hospital and Whitby Memorial hospital are among 19 to be investigated.

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Statement from York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust over Savile investigation

“York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust can confirm that it has been passed information by the Department of Health regarding Jimmy Savile, which names the Whitby Memorial Hospital, for investigation. We will work closely with the Department of Health to investigate the matter thoroughly.”

– York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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