Inquest date to be set for royal hoax nurse

Nurse Jacintha Saldanha Credit: The Saldanha family

A date will be fixed today for the full inquest into the death of Bristol nurse Jacintha Saldanha. Mrs Saldanha was found hanged three days after putting through a hoax phone call about the Duchess of Cambridge, who was being treated at the London hospital where she worked.

A hearing in London will decide the timetable for the inquest.

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The Australian DJs involved in the hoax phone call to the hospital treating the Duchess of Cambridge could still face prosecution. The call was taken by Jacintha Saldanha, a nurse from Bristol. Three days later she killed herself.