Airedale Hospital Deaths 'Due To Systemic Failures'

A report into the case of a nurse accused of murdering three patients concludes she was "not a Beverely Allitt" and blames Airedale NHS Trust for "individual and systems failure".The independent inquiry reveals a catalogue of systemic failures in the way Anne Grigg Booth was allowed to carry out her work as a night nurse practitioner at Airedale NHS Trust.The report suggests that "the events which transpired within Airedale Hospital" were the result of a "combination of individual and systems failure".Former matron Anne Grigg Booth died in 2005, aged 52, before she could go on trial at Bradford crown court. She had been charged with murdering June Driver, 67, in July 2000; Eva Blackburn, 72, in November 2001; and Annie Midgley, 96, who died in July 2002.She was also accused of trying to kill 42-year-old Michael Parker in June 2002. In addition, she faced 13 counts of unlawfully administering poison to 12 other patients.The charges related to her injecting patients with high doses of pa