Susan Hammond

Family who lost grandma due to NHS neglect waited four years for apology

Alison WaneThe family members of an elderly lady who ceased to exist when negligent surgeons disregarded seven warnings not to give her penicillin said they held up four years for an expression of remorse from the hospital.

An examination into the matter heard Susan Hammond, 65, who suffered cardiac arrest in the wake of being given the anti-toxin, perished at Lincoln County Hospital in July, 2009.