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Beko should have acted sooner over cooker danger, coroner finds.

  A leading appliance brand should have acted more quickly to stop the sale of cookers linked to 18 deaths in the UK and Ireland, a coroner has concluded. Assistant Cornwall coroner, Geraint Williams, said Beko was too slow to react when it learned...

Boy 16, among those killed in wastewater treatment works explosion.

  Health and safety executive (HSE) investigations are continuing into the cause of an explosion at a wastewater treatment works that killed four people. Three Wessex Water employees and a contractor were killed in the blast in a silo that held...

Actor fails to win damages over lost Dunkirk role after baby's death.

A ctor Jamie King has lost a High Court bid for damages against an NHS trust after claiming he lost work and missed out on the chance of a role in the film Dunkirk when his five-day-old son died. His son, Benjamin King, died from severe brain damage...

'Injustice' as man left in Nottinghamshire care home for months.

  A man was left in a care home for five months without regard for "basic human rights", an investigation has found. The Nottinghamshire man, who had dementia, was placed in the home for two weeks as respite for his family. But...

A million UK women may have missed breast cancer scans during pandemic

  Almost one million women in the UK have missed vital breast screening due to coronavirus, a leading charity has estimated.    Breast screening programmes were paused in March 2020 as the NHS focused resources on tackling the pandemic. ...

Boy, 7, killed after being electrocuted in pub garden, court heard.

  A seven-year-old boy was killed after being electrocuted while playing in a pub garden, a court was told. Harvey Tyrrell suffered a fatal shock at King Harold pub, Romford, east London, when he touched a poorly installed outdoor light on September...

Boy brain damaged at birth after 'string of blunders' starved him of oxygen.

  A newborn baby was left with severe disabilities after he was starved of oxygen for 100 minutes following a series of medical errors. Josiah Ellis was born without a pulse and had to be resuscitated after medics at Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley,...

Boy brain damaged at birth after 'string of blunders' starved him of oxygen.

    A newborn baby was left with severe disabilities after he was starved of oxygen for 100 minutes following a series of medical errors. Josiah Ellis was born without a pulse and had to be resuscitated after medics at Russells Hall Hospital,...

Babies' skulls fractured and bones broken in traumatic births, Shrewsbury maternity scandal report reveals.

  More than a dozen women and more than 40 babies died during childbirth at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust because of a culture that denied women choice and subjected hundreds of families to unsafe care, an official report into the NHS’s...

Health regulator rules hospital 'inadequate' in children's mental health care

  A child was twice given double the "safe" dose of a rapid tranquilizer at a hospital run by a troubled NHS trust. The child was put at "significant risk of harm" at Telford's Princess Royal Hospital, said health and care...
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