WORDS TO THE WISE: Favourite quotes from February 7 edition

She was not just my sister she was my best friend. I feel I owe it to her to find out if anything could have been done to help, that wasn t. Sally-Anne Marsh, whose sister Terry-Anne Smyth died of a blood clot at University College London Hospital, has d

She was not just my sister she was my best friend. I feel I owe it to her to find out if anything could have been done to help, that wasn't.

Sally-Anne Marsh, whose sister Terry-Anne Smyth died of a blood clot at University College London Hospital, has delayed the inquest into her death so the hospital can review its practices.

I got the train to Nottingham, the bus to Ilkeston and then a taxi to the bed and breakfast I had to stay at because I was due in court at 10am the next day. The hearing was delayed for an hour, then I swore on oath that I wasn't the owner of a red Volvo and I wasn't Christopher Mason from Stoke-on-Trent. The judge said: 'This is ridiculous, you are obviously not the man we want' and after four and a half months of letters and phone calls it was all over in two or three minutes.

Christopher Mason (pictured left) who was sent on a wild goose chase by the DVLA.


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