Police to investigate four deaths at flagship Glasgow hospital

Police are investigating four deaths at the flagship Queen Elizabeth university hospital (QEUH) in Glasgow, 它已经出现了.

The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) – which has a duty to investigate all sudden, unexpected and unexplained deaths – has instructed officers from Police 苏格兰 to act.

While the investigation is understood to be at an early stage, it could lead to a fatal accident inquiry or criminal charges.

The deaths being looked at include that of a 73-year-old woman at the hospital campus as well as the deaths of three children.

One of those children is Milly Main, 谁死在 2017 after contracting an infection found in water while being treated at the Royal Hospital for Children – part of the same campus as the QEUH.

她妈妈, Kimberly Darroch, this week told an inquiry looking into issues with the construction of the Glasgow hospital campus and the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People in Edinburgh that she believes “what happened to my daughter is murder”.

Darroch told the Scottish hospitals inquiry: “My view is that the hospital should be closed. I don’t think it’s safe.”

她补充说: “I feel like the health board need to be punished for all of this.”

A COPFS spokesperson said: “The procurator fiscal has received reports in connection with the deaths of three children and a 73-year-old woman at the Queen Elizabeth university hospital campus, 格拉斯哥.

“The investigation into the deaths is ongoing and the families will continue to be kept updated in relation to any significant developments.”

他们补充说: “The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service is committed to supporting the work of the Scottish Hospitals Inquiry and contributing positively and constructively to that work.”