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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How could our girl die of asthma attack in hospital? Damning report reveals failings in NHS care of patients ‘treated worse the animals’ Nurses who didn’t know how to give the kiss of life went into a panic when a … Continue reading

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Typical NHS arrogance and indifference killed a little boy His symptoms were obvious but rather than admit that his mother was right, they let him die A baby boy died from meningitis after hospital doctors twice failed to spot the … Continue reading

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Scans and Caesarians cost money and lead to more work: Better to risk a dead baby Right up until the day she gave birth, Niki Cunningham was told she could expect to have a perfectly healthy baby. Though a routine … Continue reading

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