Thank you for your question
My name is Clare
I shall do my best to help you but I need some further informtaion first
Did your mother leave a Will and if so who are named as Executors?
You are as much her next of kin as your brother was.
Technically the file will only be released to either the Executors of the Will - or the person who has applied for Letters of Administration.
You can try writing to the hospital and pointing out that you are entitled to apply for Letters of Administration but do not wish to have to do so and see if they will release it on that basis
I hope that this is of assistance please ask if you need further details
I have made you an offer (site rules for extra services ) if you wish me to give you the outline
Re: xxxxxxxx xxx
Date of Birth xxxxxx Date of Death xxxxx Hospital Number (if you know it)
I am the daughter of the above named who died in your hospital on xxxxx.
I wish to have a copy of the notes relating to her final stay in hospital with particular regard to at what time it became clear that the end was near.
I am aware that due to Data Protection laws such informtaion is only available to her Executors or Personal Representatives
My mother did not leave a Will and indeed her limited funds will not require a Grant of Letters of Administration
As her daughter I am entitled to make an applictaion for Letters of Administration - but I hope you will agree that this is not necessary
You are most welcome
I am afraid that you only have two options.
The first is to apply for the Letters of Administration
The second is to try and discuss your feelings with your brother
I am afraid no one is able to access them and discuss them with you.