Whistleblower tipped off second family over West Suffolk hospital death

Pressure builds on hospital as it emerges staff member alerted patient’s relatives to suspected mistakesAn under-fire hospital came under fresh pressure on Friday after it emerged that a second family received a whistleblower tipoff about serious...

Whistleblower tipped off second family over West Suffolk hospital death

Pressure builds on hospital as it emerges staff member alerted patient’s relatives to suspected mistakes

An under-fire hospital came under fresh pressure on Friday after it emerged that a second family received a whistleblower tipoff about serious failings in the care of a patient who died, the Guardian can reveal.

West Suffolk hospital (WSH), used by Matt Hancock’s constituents, is already facing criticism over its unprecedented demand for doctors to provide fingerprint samples in an attempt to track down an anonymous letter writer who alerted widower Jon Warby to surgical mistakes made before his wife died in August 2018.

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