Monthly Archives: November 2012

‘Midwives are so rude’: NHS matron blasts lack of manners among staff and ‘worrying trend’ of inadequate care A furious NHS matron has accused midwives of being ‘rude’ to women in labour and providing such a poor service that it … Continue reading

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Now sick babies go on death pathway: Doctor’s haunting testimony reveals how children are put on end-of-life plan Until now, end of life regime the Liverpool Care Pathway was thought to have involved only elderly and terminally-ill adults. But the … Continue reading

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NHS patient, 104, left waiting 12 hours for a lift from hospital after medics refused to call him a taxi over “health and safety” fears: “NHS chiefs have apologised to a 104-year-old patient after they left him waiting for 12 … Continue reading

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Boy, 11, died after waiting 40 MINUTES for ambulance after 999 operator refused to despatch nearest crew because they were on a lunch break The parents of an 11-year-old boy found hanging from a bunk-bed waited 40 minutes for an … Continue reading

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Did Katie’s baby die because her consultant abandoned her to care for a private patient? Ella lived for just five days after catalogue of errors at her birth Ella Harman would have turned six in October. Her parents Katie and … Continue reading

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Hospital that operated on wrong patient and left surgical instruments inside two others is investigated by watchdog The health watchdog has been forced to take action against a hospital trust which performed a surgery on the wrong patient. Within a … Continue reading

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Hospital slammed by health watchdog after child dies from medication error The healthcare watchdog today demanded immediate improvement at a hospital where a ten-year-old child died amid allegations she was given the wrong medication. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) moved … Continue reading

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