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Complainant Name:
Mr Stuart Asher

Clauses Noted: 3, 4, 5

Publication: Edinburgh Evening News

Mr Stuart Asher complained that an article describing how his mother had fallen out of a bed while in intensive care was intrusive into her privacy, an invasion of the familys grief at her illness, and a breach of the Codes rules on hospitals.

The editor of the newspaper wrote personally to the complainant to apologise for the distress which he and other family members had suffered following publication of the original article.

Report: 63

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