The Mirror report:

Health chiefs have paid out £16million to patients who suffered excruciating bed sores through hospital neglect, a Daily Mirror investigation reveals.

The agonising ulcers, which can eat through skin and muscle to expose bones and even vital organs, can trigger life-threatening complications.

They can be avoided if patients are moved regularly instead of being left for hours in the same position.

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