Hospital where hundreds died after being given strong painkillers they didn't need 'silenced' nurse who spoke out

Dedicated Sylvia Giffin was one of three nurses who warned hospital bosses in 1991 that elderly patients at Gosport were dying after being given powerful painkillers they didn’t need.

But daughter Penny Wilson says she was silenced as the death toll rose to more than 650 over 11 years.

Sylvia worked under disgraced Jane Barton, 70 – dubbed Doctor Opiate – who signed off prescriptions at the Hampshire hospital. The former GP was yesterday believed to have left the country...
source: Daily Record

2018-06-22 10:18
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