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'Homeless And On The Run'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK

The former head of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) claims she has been "hung out to dry" by the regulator after being accused of attempting to cover...

Parents 'Sickened' By NHS Cover-Up After Baby Daughter's Death

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK

The parents of a baby who died at Furness General Hospital just 23 hours after being born have said they are "sickened" they were not informed of earl...

The Care Quality Commission Cover Up Is Not the Biggest Cover Up of All in the NHS

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

It has been reported that Jeremy Hunt will today say that the names of the doctor and nurse "ultimately responsible" for a patient should be placed above every hospital bed in Britain. We detect an attempt to shift blame away from the NHS leadership and higher regulatory bodies, towards doctors and nurses struggling at the coal face often under impossible conditions.

3,000 Patients 'Died Needlessly On NHS Last Year'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK

Around 3,000 patients died needlessly last year as a result of poor care, and nearly half a million were harmed unnecessarily in the NHS, Jeremy Hunt ...

Jill Finney Sacked From New Job Over CQC Cover-Up

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK

The fallout from a cover-up by the health watchdog following a failure to investigate a series of baby deaths has continued as one official involved w...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Is Nigel Farage A 'Tax Avoider'?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Friday 21 June 2013... 1) IS NIGEL FARAGE A 'TAX AVOIDER'? Is the Ukip leader a tax avoider? A user of tax ha...

'The Buck Stops With Me'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK

The health watchdog's cover-up over a failure to investigate a series of baby deaths stretched all the way to the top of the organisation, it was reve...

Patient Safety at Mid Staffordshire and North Staffordshire

Rita Pal | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK
Rita Pal

A long overdue public inquiry into the appalling standards of care at Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust is complete. The findings are not unexpected.

The Mental Health Act Should Only Be Used as a Last Resort and With Extreme Care

Paul Farmer | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Farmer

Ask anyone who's ever been 'sectioned' and you'll understand why. It's a painful, humiliating and dehumanising process. It usually involves an ambulance, the police, doctors and social workers and sometimes it involves officers in riot gear, physical restraint and a brush with the law.

Private Company's GP Services 'Not Up To Standards'

PA | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK

Health regulators today criticised the company Serco over its out-of-hours GP services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. The Care Quality Commis...

14 NHS Trusts 'Broke Abortion Law' Inspectors Say..

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK

Andrew Lansley has been accused of chasing headlines and wasting £1m of public money after instigating inspections in every abortion clinic in Englan...

Dina Rickman

'It Might Be Time To Change The Law On Abortion'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dina Rickman | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK

Tracey McNeill is very calm for someone whose industry has recently been hit by a wave of fresh scrutiny. The director of abortion provider Marie ...