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Shocking rates of dehydration, malnutrition and sepsis in care homes criticised by clinical negligence team

United Kingdom - December 3 2013 Since the BBC's Panorama programme unveiled the care home abuse at Winterbourne View Hospital in Bristol in 2011, many recommendations have been made…

The Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill threatens to erode patient safety, warns Penningtons Manches

United Kingdom - October 20 2015 Lord Saatchi's controversial Medical Innovation Bill which was introduced but not passed before Parliament was dissolved earlier this year has been…

'Bionic eye' trial heralds breakthrough in ophthalmic care

United Kingdom - January 5 2016 A trial at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford has restored vision to a woman thanks to a 'bionic' eye implant. The woman from Cardiff, who suffers…

Court of Appeal backs greater protection for whistleblowing junior doctors

United Kingdom - May 9 2017 Three judges sitting in the Court of Appeal have called for the law to be interpreted to maximise protection for junior doctors after hearing an…

NHS failing to hit targets for thousands of arthritis sufferers

United Kingdom - July 26 2016 A report by the British Society for Rheumatology has concluded that there is a lack of awareness among health professionals of the early signs of…