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A dementia-suffering pensioner was sent home from hospital with a tube still in her arm, barefoot and naked except for an open-backed NHS gown.

Lily Winfield, 77, from Barnsley, was admitted to Barnsley Hospital last Wednesday, after suffering a mini-stroke.

The mother of seven was discharged on Saturday, and was sent home in an ambulance because her daughter, Joy Stafford, with whom she lives, was at work.

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But we met our quota so our bonuses are safe.

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