NHS scandals review: Women ‘verbally abused by clinicians’ after raising concerns

A scathing report into three NHS scandals sets out how patients were “dismissed” and “overlooked”, despite being disabled or left in chronic pain from procedures and drugs. The healthcare system has a “glacial” and “defensive” response to concerns over treatments, the inquiry found. The review examined how the health service responded to concerns over pelvic mesh – which has been […]

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Two men charged over brutal assault on French bus driver

BAYONNE, FRANCE (AFP) – French prosecutors on Wednesday (July 8) charged two men with attempted murder after a bus driver was assaulted and left brain dead for refusing to let aboard a group of people who were not wearing face masks. Four men set upon 59-year-old Philippe Monguillot in the south-western town of Bayonne on Sunday after he asked three […]

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Hospital in Boris Johnson’s constituency closes to emergencies after coronavirus outbreak

A hospital in Boris Johnson’s constituency has been forced to close to emergencies after an outbreak of coronavirus among staff, officials have said. Around 70 staff at Hillingdon Hospital in Uxbridge, in the prime minister’s west London constituency of Uxbridge and South Ruislip, have gone into isolation after symptoms were detected amongst some of them. Ambulances were diverted away from […]

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