19 more hospitals in Savile probe

A further 19 hospitals are to be investigated over their links with Jimmy Savile, the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced. They are in addition to the 13 that were initially named in a police inquiry into the disgraced television presenter.

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Hunt expects Savile investigation results 'by June 2014'

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt expects the results of investigations into hospitals' links with disgraced television presenter Jimmy Savile will be delivered by June 2014.

Jimmy Savile pictured in 2009. Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Mr Hunt said in a written statement to Parliament that 19 more hospitals will be investigated by their relevant health trusts, but stressed that each investigation will be properly monitored.

The number of hospitals now being investigated totals 32.

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