Grandmother receives payout after doctors wrongly removed her stomach

Grandmother has stomach removed after doctors wrongly diagnose her with deadly tumour Patient”s lawyer claims mistake “wasn”t an individual human error but involved a team of clinicians” A pensioner whose stomach was mistakenly removed by surgeons has received a compensation payout A pensioner whose stomach was mistakenly removed by surgeons has received a substantial compensation payout. The 74-year-old grandmother from Rugeley, Staffordshire, was misdiagnosed with stomach cancer in 2004 and underwent major surgery to have the supposedly life-threatening tumour removed. But medics later discovered that the operation was unnecessary as test results taken at Cannock Chase and Stafford General hospitals had been wrongly interpreted and the mass was benign