Inquest into the death of JOHN BELL
John Bell was a 71 year old man with a history of bowel cancer. He received a sigmoid colectomy, cystectomy and ileal conduit formation on 12 April 2013, after which he received 29 cycles of chemotherapy which concluded approximately 5 weeks before his death. He also had a past history of ischaemic heart disease for which he had received coronary bypass surgery performed in 2002, as well as hypertension, hyperlipidaemia, and peripheral vascular disease.
Coroner P.J. Morrison on 26 April 2018