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Cwm Taf Health Board criticised for Lilian Yates 'failures'

The Public Service Ombudsman for Wales has criticised a health board for serious failings after a 62-year-old woman died after being sent home from the Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant.

The death of Lilian Yates could have been prevented if doctors fully considered a test indicating a clot, the public services ombudsman found.

Cwm Taf Health Board has apologised.

Owain Clarke explained the findings to Felicity Evans.

NHS under fire over woman's death

  • 29 Nov 2012