Blind grandfather from Felixstowe was given someone else’s medication, inquest told

First published in East Anglian Daily Times on March 13, 2017.

A Suffolk grandfather died after taking medication prescribed for someone else, an inquest heard.

RAF veteran Douglas Lamond suffered from a number of health problems including heart issues and glaucoma and died at Ipswich Hospital on May 12, 2012.

The 86-year-old had boxes of medication delivered to his home in Felixstowe on a weekly basis from the Boots pharmacy in Orwell Road.

An inquest into his death at Suffolk coroner’s court heard how Mr Lamond had a dossette box of medication delivered to him two days earlier.

More than 30 tablets were inside but most were sent in error – and were actually meant to be for Anthony Lampard.

Continue reading (via East Anglian Daily Times)

Douglas Lamond, who died in 2012. Picture: PRESS ASSOCIATION/FAMILY HANDOUT

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