A YOUNG woman has died after complications with anorexia.

Genevieve Bernard, 28, was admitted to the John Radcliffe Hospital on March 10 due to complications with anorexia, an eating disorder, but she deteriorated and was pronounced dead at 2.30pm.

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An inquest opening at Oxford Coroner’s Court on Thursday (March 21) heard that a medical cause of death has been given as chest sepsis, anorexia nervosa and bronchopleural fistula.

It was heard that Miss Bernand, of The Green, Clanfield, was unemployed at the time of her death due to being sick.

A full inquest date to establish the circumstances surrounding Miss Bernard’s death will take place at the same court on July 29 at 2pm.


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