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Some elderly and terminally-ill patients are being treated in an appalling manner
‘Cruel’ NHS nurses mistreat elderly

By Liz Stephens Some elderly and terminally-ill patients are being treated in an appalling manner by “bad, cruel nurses” according to the Patients Association. The report published today by the charity details “a consistent pattern of shocking standards of care”. It contains accounts of people allegedly left lying in their own faeces and urine and… Read more »

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The NHS needs to do more to protect children from neglect and abuse
NHS failing to learn from Baby P

By Liz Stephens The NHS needs to do more to protect children from neglect and abuse according to a report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) out today. Following a national review of NHS child safeguarding, commissioned by the health secretary in the wake of the Baby P case, it has been revealed that several… Read more »

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