Inquest To Begin Into The Death Of Woman At Derby Hospital

Irwin Mitchell Representing The Family


An inquest is due to be begin into the death of woman who was discharged from a Derby Hospital two weeks before she died and was told by doctors several times that her condition was not serious.

Julie Holden, from Kniveton, in Ashbourne, died on 5 August 2014 after she suffered from a ruptured aneurysm which caused a massive bleed on her brain.

An inquest into the 48-year-old’s death is due to take place at Derby Coroner’s Court on 26 and 27 November with HM Coroner Dr Robert Hunter

Her partner Simon Meredith has instructed specialist medical negligence lawyers at Irwin Mitchell to investigate the care she received at Royal Derby Hospital and the circumstances leading up to her death.

Expert Opinion
“Julie’s family have been left absolutely devastated by her death and understandably have a number of questions about the care she received at Royal Derby Hospital.

“They hope that the inquest will provide some opportunity for them to learn more about the weeks leading up to Julie’s death, so that lessons can be learned from it.”
Helen Jones, Solicitor