The Ombudsman found that "surgery was too risky for symptom control only, unless [the patient] had wished to proceed on a fully informed basis."
Upholding the family's complaint he said he "found that the surgeon was acting at the limit of his skills in undertaking such complex surgery."
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There will be long clear spells tonight, which will lead to a cold night for all.
Wales midfielder Joe Ledley has angrily denied accusations that he laughed at Seamus Coleman's horror injury in Dublin.
A dry, sunny and warm afternoon.