Miscarried and aborted foetuses were kept in a hospital mortuary for up to four years, it has emerged.

Manor Hospital, in Walsall, said the foetuses were not released for cremation because staff failed to send the correct forms to the mortuary.

The hospital’s chief executive, Richard Kirby, said he was “sincerely sorry for distress caused”.

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