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Complainant Name:
Mr James Morgan

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Metro

Complaint:

Mr James Morgan of Peterhead complained that an article about his health was inaccurate and misleading when it stated that his wife, after searching on the internet, had found the surgeon who would go on to perform a successful life-saving operation on him.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published the following letter from the complainant in addition to making a donation to the Aberdeen Liver Fund: ‘I feel I must write to correct an inaccuracy in an article that stated that my wife Alison had searched the internet to find a heart surgeon willing to carry out life saving surgery on me. The heart surgeon Ciro Campanella was found due to the hard work, dedication and sterling efforts of the Liver Transplant Team at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and in particular Mr. Ernest Hidalgo, my liver transplant surgeon. I would like to take this opportunity to once again thank them for their efforts without which I would not be alive today’.

Report: 77



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