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Scots healthcare bosses apologise after cancer patient died in pain 'with no dignity'

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Healthcare bosses have been forced to apologise after a vulnerable adult with cancer died “with no dignity” in pain and soiled with faeces in a home said to be "uninhabitable".

The findings were put forward in a review and detail how the 50-year-old, who is not being identified, also had multiple sclerosis and died "emaciated" days before Christmas 2018, weighing only 6st 8lb, according to a significant case review.Care at home staff had to wear PPE - including white suits, gloves, masks and goggles - as the person, named as P19 in the report, was doubly incontinent, struggled to move and themselves and their home were heavily soiled.Despite the protective equipment some staff vomited due to the "unbearable" smell while others were left in

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