Inquest into teen death

An inquest into the death of Diana Moore ends today. The 16 year old died at Frenchay Hospital.

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Failure by hospital staff may have contributed to teenager's death

A coroner has ruled that a failure by hospital staff to treat a 16 year old girl properly, may have contributed to her death.

Rebecca Broxton was at Flax Bourton Coroner's Court, and reports on the inquest into the death of a 16 year old girl. Diana Moore died at Frenchay Hopital in Bristol six years ago. It's taken until now for her mother to find out exactly what happened.

NHS Trust 'accepts coroners verdict' following inquest into teen's death

The NHS Trust has issued a statement after an inquest into the death of 16 year old Diana Moore, who died at Frenchay Hospital in 2006 T

The coroner said Diana's visits to the the hospital all resulted in a lost opportunity to give treatment.

The statement reads:

North Bristol NHS Trust accepts the Coroner’s verdict.

FollowingMiss Moore’s death in 2006, a number of improvements were made to the service,including the appointment of two consultant paediatric neurosurgeons.

The Trust would like totake this opportunity to repeat our sincere apologies and condolences to thefamily and friends of Diana Moore.


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