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Operation MAGENTA - Gosport War Memorial Hospital

Gosport War Memorial Hospital Investigation into the care of patients who died at the hospital in Hampshire between 1987 and 2001.

Details of Incident

The care provided to patients who died at Gosport War Memorial Hospital, Hampshire, between 1987 and 2001 is currently the focus of an independent police investigation.


The Gosport Independent Panel concluded in a report published in June 2018 that there was evidence to suggest hundreds of deaths during that time period were linked to the use of opiates prescribed by medical staff without the appropriate justification.

If you have information that you wish to pass to the enquiry team please complete and submit the "General Information" form.

Contact Information

Operation Magenta

Sittingbourne Police Station,

Central Avenue, Sittingbourne,


ME10 4NR

Tel: 01795 419100


The Gosport Independent Panel Report:

The Crown Prosecution Service:

The Department of Health and Social Care

DHSC Counselling helpline: 0800 1181614

DHSC enquiries line: 0113 2545290