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Winterbourne View Report

11 care workers have now pleaded guilty to ill treating or neglecting patients at Winterbourne View hospital near Bristol. A serious case review into abuse at the care home is due to be published today.

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Winterbourne View abuse: date set for sentencing

A date has been set for the sentencing of staff caught abusing patients at a South Gloucestershire hospital.

A total of 11 former staff have between them admitted 38 charges of either neglect or ill treatment of people with severe learning difficulties.

The sentencing hearing will begin on October the 22nd and could last up to five days.

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