A few days later, however, she slipped into a hypoglycaemic coma
and suffered irreversible brain damage, while Norris was her nurse.
The trial at Newcastle Crown Court heard that suspicions were raised when Norris predicted the death of one woman, who slipped into a fatal hypoglycaemic coma
later in his shift.
Police began an investigation after Dr Emma Ward noticed in November 2002 that Mrs Hall had slipped into a hypoglycaemic coma
despite not being a diabetic.
Dr Emma Ward, a diabetes specialist, was called in after Mrs Hall fell into the unexplained hypoglycaemic coma
at Leeds General Infirmary.
It may be associated with either diabetes mellitus or hypoglycaemic coma
He also denies attempted murder charges against the same four and the attempted murder of another elderly patient who survived a hypoglycaemic coma
The cause of death was given as a hypoglycaemic coma
due to poorly controlled diabetes.
Although it was controlled the inquest heard how he had twice suffered a hypoglycaemic coma
after drink "binges.