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99-year-old great-grandmother told she is pregnant by hospital

Doris Ayling, aged 99, was told that she was pregnant Photo: ITV Meridian

A hospital mix up led to a 99-year-old great-grandmother being told she was pregnant.

Doris Ayling, who turns 100 in November, was shocked to receive a letter asking her to attend the maternity antenatal department at Fareham Community Hospital in Hampshire for an appointment.

The letter included Mrs Ayling's correct date of birth and patient number.

Mrs Ayling, who lives in Bognor Regis, has three children, seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust has apologised and said the mix up was due to an ‘administrative error’.

But Doris and her family have managed to see the funny side. Watch Emma Wilkinson's report: