HSE seeks legal advice over report into death of woman (75)

THE HEALTH Service Executive (HSE) has sought legal advice on the publication of a report into the death of an elderly woman who choked after she got caught in a restraining belt on a chair in a geriatric psychiatric hospital.

A HSE South spokeswoman confirmed yesterday that it had received a report into the death of Hannah Comber (75), Ballyhea, Charleville, Co Cork, who died while a patient at Heatherside Hospital in north Cork in June 2006.