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07:40  23 august  2018
07:40  23 august  2018 Source:   msn.com

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A hospital trust has apologised after the wife of a Sky News presenter was sent a letter inviting her to a breast cancer screening weeks after she died from the disease. Colin Brazier shared on Twitter a letter addressed to his late wife , Jo, sent by Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust .

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A hospital trust has apologised after the wife of a Sky News presenter was sent a letter inviting her to a breast cancer screening weeks after she died from the disease.

Colin Brazier shared on Twitter a letter addressed to his late wife, Jo, sent by Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

Mrs Brazier, married to the newsreader for 20 years, died aged 55 on July 6.

Alongside an image of the letter inviting Mrs Brazier for a screening on September 14, he wrote: “I know the NHS is the closest thing we have to a state religion etc, but invitations to breast screening fall on deaf ears to those who’ve already died of breast cancer”.

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Colin Brazier, 50, shared a letter addressed to his late wife Jo, which was sent by Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust , saying 'it fell on deaf ears to It invited Sky News host Colin Brazier' s late wife to breast cancer screening . Jo Brazier, married to the newsreader for 20 years, died of the disease in July.

A Sky News presenter has revealed that his late wife was sent a letter inviting her to attend a breast cancer screening , weeks after she died from the Hampshire Hospitals later apologised on Twitter and said that it would investigate the incident. “We are very sorry for the distress this letter must have

Dozens of Twitter users expressed sympathy with him, with some commenting that the blunder was “heartbreaking”.

Brazier, 50, later tweeted to say that the letter was “a minor irritation” while calling for a “sense of perspective”.

Award recipients Garwen McLuckie (L) and Colin Brazier pose during the 37th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards held at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on September 21, 2016 in New York City. © Getty Award recipients Garwen McLuckie (L) and Colin Brazier pose during the 37th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards held at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on September 21, 2016 in New York City.

No no guys. Not heartbreaking, utterly or otherwise. Sense of perspective please. A minor irritation,” he wrote.

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A Sky News presenter has revealed that his late wife was sent a letter inviting her to attend a breast cancer screening , weeks after she died from the disease. Colin Brazier shared the letter addressed to his late wife , Jo, who died aged 55 on 6 July, on Twitter. Jo Brazier was married to the newsreader.

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He added: “Certainly don’t want to be a recreational offence-taker. That way madness. Mistakes occur in all monolithic institutions. It’s just something that needs noting when it happens.”

Hampshire Hospitals later apologised to Brazier on Twitter and said it would investigate.

“We are very sorry for the distress this letter must have caused,” a tweet read.

“Please be assured we take this very seriously. We will investigate this and look for any lessons that can be learned.”


Brazier was urged to contact the trust with further contact details.

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust has been approached for comment.

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