Nikki Grahame death: ‘Internal investigation launched’ at hospital where Big Brother star was being treated

The family of the Big Brother star reportedly fear that she may have been discharged too early.

Nikki Grahaeme died earlier this month after a battle with anorexia

The death of Big Brother star Nikki Grahame following her battle with anorexia has reportedly led to an internal investigation at Dorset County Hospital.

The 38-year-old’s family has expressed fears that she may have been discharged too early, The Sun reports.

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Nikki died earlier this month and had been receiving treatment at the Dorchester clinic after her condition worsened during the lockdown.

She reportedly stayed there for three weeks before leaving on April 9.

A GoFundMe page was set-up by her friends for specialist treatment and managed to raise around £69,000 - but she did not make it to the eating disorder clinic as no beds were available at the time.

‘A full internal investigation is underway’

A spokesperson for Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust told The Sun: “Staff at the Trust were deeply saddened to learn of the death of Miss Grahame, and our thoughts are with the family and friends of Miss Grahame at this very difficult time.

“A full internal investigation into the circumstances of Miss Grahame’s death is currently underway.

“This is in line with standard procedures following any sudden death."

‘It’s left them shocked and heartbroken’

A source also told the media outlet that they feared the Big Brother star had left the clinic too soon.

"Her family feel she wasn’t strong enough physically to care for herself. It’s left them shocked and heartbroken," they said.

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