Barbara and Peter Nuttal were visiting Barbara's mother in her nursing home, when they were told a medical note had been discovered in her file informing doctors and nurses NOT to resuscitate her if she had a heart attack or stopped breathing.
It was the first time the family knew anything about the medical order. Tanya Mercer reports.
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