Hospital death inquest

It's the second day of the inquest into 53yr old Paul Ridd's death at Morriston Hospital in 2009. He had severe special needs and died because of breathing problems.

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Nurses 'should have consulted family' over man's distress

Nursing manager Linda Bevan said there were "omissions in a number of areas in Paul's care".

She is now being questioned about changes since Mr Ridd's death. His special needs meant he couldn't communicate very well and nurses didn't notice how much he had deteriorated.

Nursing manager Linda Bevan says nurses should have consulted Mr Ridd's family to help recognise his signs of distress.

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