Vegetarian patient Dot, 87, fed meat by hospital
is under fire for feeding a life-long vegetarian patient meat as she lay
helpless in bed.
her family's pleas, staff fed it to frail and confused Dorothy Leese, 87,
for two weeks. And yesterday a probe into what went wrong was under way
at Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading. Mrs Leese's daughter, Tina angrily
hit out: "When I raised her diet with staff I was made to feel I was
being a nuisance.
is almost as though they're saying, 'She's a vegetarian - so what?'"
Mrs Leese feels so strongly about animal rights she has never worn leather.
Tina added: "I haven't got the heart to tell Mum what they've done
because she'd be devastated."