Priory Healthcare Ltd appeared before Westminster Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday 20 April, and pleaded guilty to failing to discharge a duty under Section 3(1) Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974. It’s conviction follows the death of 21-year-old Francesca Whyatt after she was discovered unconscious at The Priory Hospital, Roehampton on 25 September 2013.
An HSE spokesperson said: “We acknowledge this case has been referred to Southwark Crown Court for sentencing and will comment further after this hearing, the date for which is yet to be confirmed.”
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