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Savile nephew 'sick' but not 'surprised' at new abuse claims

Jimmy Savile's nephew has told ITV News he is sickened but "no longer surprised" by more emerging claims of abuse committed by his uncle.

The Department of Health has confirmed 12 NHS trusts have been contacted over fresh investigations that have emerged since June into alleged abuse by the late DJ on NHS premises.

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Hospital Savile allegedly abused at no longer open

A hospital trust contacted over allegations of abuse by Jimmy Savile says it will investigate the evidence thoroughly.

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust is investigating claims at Halifax Royal Infirmary, which has been closed for a number of years.

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust can confirm that it has been passed information regarding Jimmy Savile, which names the Halifax Royal Infirmary for investigation.

This hospital has been closed for a number of years and this Trust is the legacy organisation for the hospital.

We will investigate this evidence thoroughly and, if necessary ensure that any lessons are learnt for the future.

– Julie Dawes, director of nursing

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