Woman (34) arrested in probe into ill-treatment of patients at Muckamore Abbey hospital

Detectives from the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s Public Protection Branch investigating the allegations of ill-treatment of patients at Muckamore Abbey hospital have arrested a 34 year old female this morning Thursday 13th May in the Antrim area.

Thursday, 13th May 2021, 11:53 am
Updated Thursday, 13th May 2021, 12:00 pm

So far seven people have been informed they are to be prosecuted by the Public Prosecution Service for a range of offences.

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These offences include ill-treatment and wilful neglect contrary to the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986, in connection with the alleged ill-treatment of patients at Muckamore Abbey Hospital.

General view of Muckamore Abbey Hospital in Antrim. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye