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Mother of Muckamore patient accuses health service and regulator of failing vulnerable people - comparing facilities to 'jail'

Catherine Fox has hit out at the regulator and health service over the "terrifying" conditions her vulnerable daughter was subjected to as a patient in Muckamore Abbey hospital. The regional facility is currently under investigation following allegations of staff abusing patients. Picture Mal McCann.
Seanín Graham
THE MOTHER of a woman with learning disabilities has described how she was left "traumatised and terrified" while being treated in a hospital at the centre of an abuse scandal - equating a s[...]

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