Police probing more than 70 allegations of 'ill treatment' at Muckamore hospital

The father of a mentally disabled patient who was allegedly punched in the stomach by a staff member at Muckamore Abbey Hospital has criticised the lack of prosecutions. Picture Mal McCann.
Seanín Graham
POLICE have confirmed they are now investigating more than 70 incidents relating to allegations of "ill treatment" of mentally disabled patients at a Co Antrim hospital. The development c[...]

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