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Care home company fined after pensioner dies

BUPA Care Homes (BNH) Ltd has been fined £150,000, and ordered to pay £150,000 in costs, following a prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after a pensioner died at a nursing home in Birmingham.

Seventy-four-year-old Brigid O'Callaghan, died after being strangled by a lap belt when she was left strapped in a wheelchair overnight.

Read the HSE Press Release to find out more.

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