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Medevac E.coli woman Caroline Hope dies in hospital – News

She had planned to return to Scotland and her employer had taken out medical insurance to cover her stay at the Medical Park Hospital in Izmir until the end of July.

A relative confirmed that she passed away at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in the city on Saturday.

Her mother Catherine thanked those who had contributed to the fundraising campaign and all the staff on the high dependency units at the hospital who cared for her daughter.

Caroline Hope, who was 37 and from Clydebank, had been undergoing cancer treatment at a Turkish hospital when she became infected.

However, she became critically ill after contracting E.coli during an operation to remove a tumour.

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