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Surgeons have ‘moral responsibility’ to publish death rates, says NHS chief

Surgeons have ‘moral responsibility’ to publish death rates, says NHS chief

20 Nov 2014

New website launched containing data on outcomes for 5,000 surgeons in renewed bid for medical transparency.

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GP patient services under threat amid “poor care” warnings

GP patient services under threat amid “poor care” warnings

19 Nov 2014

One in six GP surgeries in England ‘at risk of offering patients poor care’

One in six GP surgeries in England is at risk of offering patients poor care after warnings from the NHS care watchdog who have highlighted failings such as the distribution of outdated medicine and appointment booking problems.

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Laser eye surgery complications are often under-reported

Laser eye surgery complications are often under-reported

17 Nov 2014

Complications can include poor night vision and double sight, while a study uncovered Optical Express is the worst for forceful sales tactics

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NHS pays out £45 million to cancer patientsNHS pays out £45 million to cancer patients

NHS pays out £45 million to cancer patients

14 Nov 2014

Almost 700 patients receive compensation after NHS hospitals missed their cancer diagnosis

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Prostate cancer services need to be improved immediately, report warns

Prostate cancer services need to be improved immediately, report warns

14 Nov 2014

There is a 'worryingly vast variation' in the care of prostate cancer patients, experts warn

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