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Nurses to be struck off register if they don't report poor care or cover up mistakes

Nurses to be struck off register if they don't report poor care or cover up mistakes

31 Mar 2015

Under new rules unveiled by the profession’s governing body, nurses could be struck off if they fail to escalate concerns about poor care or hide the truth about mistakes.

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Could the statutory duty of candour backfire?

Could the statutory duty of candour backfire?

24 Mar 2015

I was very interested to read an article recently published by the British Medical Association [“BMA”] with the heading: “Statutory duty of candour could backfire”.

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No good news on survival for Bradford cancer patients

No good news on survival for Bradford cancer patients

18 Mar 2015

The survival rate for cancer patients in Bradford is not improving and is still miles below that in mainland Europe. "We're worse off in nearly every socio-economic statistic, as well as child mortality and survival. And now this," said Bradford West MP George Galloway.

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Babies put at severe risk by NHS Vaccine Delays

Babies put at severe risk by NHS Vaccine Delays

02 Mar 2015

A campaign group warns that one child a month is dying in the UK because of "lethargic bureaucracy" in providing the meningitis B vaccine.

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Some thoughts on Edna’s Law

Some thoughts on Edna’s Law

27 Feb 2015

Some thoughts on Edna’s Law

by Will Powell

I have signed the petition for Edna’s Law and note with interest that there are, as I write, 1,662 signatures. Robbie’s Law only received 1,394 signatures in almost 6 years. The...

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