How could this happen? Former Land Girl honoured by Brown dies after she is left to 'wallow in her own filth' on NHS ward
Her 'loyal and devoted' service as a Land Girl in the Second World War won her praise from Gordon Brown.
But this is the horrifyingly undignified state in which Clara Stokes had to live out her last days on an NHS ward.
Helpless and confused after suffering a stroke, the 84-year-old was left dehydrated, hungry and lying in her own faeces in a hospital bed for six hours. Relatives claim overworked nurses had ignored her. Read more...