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Nurses admit elderly patient neglect at scandal hit hospital

Two nurses have admitted neglecting elderly patients at a scandal-hit hospital run by the Welsh NHS. Natalie Jones, 40, and Lauro Bertulano, 45, pleaded guilty to falsifying medical records and wilfully neglecting patients at the Princess of Wales Hospital. Another nurse Rebecca Jones, 30, has already pleading guilty after a police investigation into the falsification of patient notes at the 1,500-bed hospital at Bridgend, South Wales. A total of 15 nurses from the same health board working in the Princess of Wales hospital and Morriston Hospital in Swansea have been suspended as part of an ongoing internal inquiry into neglect. It follows by families whose elderly relatives have died after alleged “neglect, poor care and mistreatment” at the Welsh NHS hospitals.

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http://www.carmarthenjournal.co.uk/Nurses-admit-elderly-patient-neglect-scandal-hit/story-24527917-detail/story.html?

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