Monthly Archives: February 2013

NHS hit by new hospital deaths cover-up on day Man With No Shame faces showdown meeting NHS hospitals last night stood accused of fiddling figures to mask the numbers of patients dying needlessly. The boss of one trust has been … Continue reading

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Ambulance staff told injured old lady’s son: ‘stop being a nuisance’ An elderly woman was left injured on a pavement for more than three hours after an ambulance controller told her son to stop being a nuisance as he repeatedly … Continue reading

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Foreign doctors will have to prove they can speak English to work in NHS Foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS will have to prove they speak good English before treating patients. New checks have been announced by … Continue reading

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Dental nurse, 30, died after ‘serious failings’ by paramedics who could have saved her had she gone to hospital A dental nurse died after ‘serious failings’ by paramedics called to her home, a coroner ruled today. Sarah Thomas, 30, was … Continue reading

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Surprise! The failing NHS trust taken over by private firm has one of the highest levels of patient satisfaction The first NHS trust to be run entirely by a private firm has one of the highest levels of patient satisfaction … Continue reading

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Hospital at centre of police probe after death of 89-year-old pensioner ‘left lying on mattress placed on floor without pillow’ Police today launched an investigation into allegations that a great-grandmother suffering from dementia was left to sleep overnight on a … Continue reading

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Dementia sufferer, 90, taken to hospital and ‘left waiting on a trolley in a corridor for FIVE HOURS with 25 other patients’ A 90-year-old dementia sufferer was left waiting on a trolley in a hospital corridor for a shocking five … Continue reading

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