'My anorexic daughter is now at peace'


An MSP from Aberdeenshire speaks about his anorexic daughter ahead of a Holyrood debate on eating disorders.

Dennis Robertson tells the BBC's Glenn Campbell how he and his wife were told the devastating news that their 18-year-old daughter Caroline would die.

He said of her final days in hospital: "She could no longer cope with this herself.

"After three or four days Caroline had acute stomach pains and when she had a scan they found internal bleeding.

"She was rushed into theatre and never recovered."

Mr Robertson speaks of the difficulty involved with making the decision to turn off her life support machine, but also says her death brought the comfort that "Caroline was now at peace".

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