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Jehovah’s Witness dies after refusing blood transfusion during operation

Jehovah’s Witness dies after refusing blood transfusion during operation

Barbara Mortimer, 69, of Portland Road, died on May 24, 2017, at the Rivers Hospital in Sawbridgeworth, shortly after a hip replacement.

A Jehovah’s Witness from Bishop’s Stortford lost her life after refusing a blood transfusion in accordance with her religious beliefs – despite advice from doctors.

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