Photo: Barwon Health chief executive Frances Diver launched an investigation into the error. (ABC News) The head of a Geelong hospital has apologised after relatives were told their loved one had been discharged when in fact he had died, prompting a search for the missing man whose body was actually in the coroner’s mortuary. The hospital and police tried but failed to reach the man’s family after he died in hospital When a family member called the hospital they were told he had been discharged The hospital was only informed of the error this morning when media outlets reported the story Barwon Health chief executive Frances Diver said it was a "dreadful miscommunication" and was "not acceptable". "We’re very sorry in this instance that the family has experienced a delay in being notified of the death," she said. "That’s obviously distressing for any family and we unreservedly apologise." Barwon […]