Woman arrested by detectives investigating 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 52 year old female this morning Tuesday, 27th April in the Antrim area.

Tuesday, 27th April 2021, 12:34 pm

To date seven people have been informed they are to be prosecuted by the Public Prosecution Service for a range of offences, including alleged 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.

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Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2018 General view of Muckamore Abbey Hospital in Antrim. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye