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North Yorks company fined £50,000 for safety breaches.

A North Yorkshire potato-processing company has been fined £50,000 for safety breaches after a worker was struck by a telehandler load. The worker, Colin Smith, aged 62, was walking across the middle yard at Braegate Produce to the maintenance...

Family anger at drug trial.

The family of a woman who died after a cardiac arrest is calling for an inquiry into why she became an unknowing participant in a drugs trial. Trudy Jones, 49, from Wrexham was treated with what may have been an injection of salt water rather than...

Families fight on after mental health trust deaths.

Families who have spent years campaigning for justice after the deaths of up to 25 people at a controversial mental health trust have vowed to carry on fighting after police said that they would take no further action. Essex Police launched an...

Tragic toll of contaminated blood.

A man who is one of six brothers all infected by contaminated blood has told how four of his siblings died. Giving evidence to the inquiry in Leeds into the contaminated blood scandal, John Cornes said he was infected with Hepatitis C during treatment for...

Man dies following GP diabetes failings.

A diabetic man who died on holiday in New York was put at "obvious risk" by his doctor, an inquest ruled. Shaun Dobinson, 21, of Washington, Tyne and Wear, had only recently been diagnosed and suffered fatal cardiac arrests during his June 2016...

Schoolboy Sexual Abuse Victim Wins Over £1 Million in Compensation

The damaging legacy of childhood sexual abuse often lasts a lifetime and, if you are a victim, you should consult a solicitor without delay. In one such case, a middle-aged man who was repeatedly abused by a sports teacher when he was a schoolboy has been...

Family of Mother Who Died Days After Giving Birth Win Damages

The consequences of hospital negligence are often tragic, but few are more so than the loss of a young mother after giving birth. In one such case, the partner of a woman who died of a rare complication within days of being delivered of her third child...

Stephen Hawking's former nurse struck off.

A former nurse of professor Stephen Hawking has been struck off after the Nursing and Midwifery Council ruled she “failed to provide the standards of good, professional care that we expect and professor Hawking deserved”. The NMC said Patricia...

Tragic death of boy, 6, "let down by NHS".

The death of a six year old boy was "totally avoidable" but he was “let down by the NHS”, an inquest was told. The hearing into the death of six-year-old Sebastian Hibberd from Plymouth found there were numerous missed opportunities...

Patient waits 62 hours for ambulance.

A patient waited 62 hours for an ambulance, while four trusts took more than 24 hours to respond to 999 calls, new figures revealing ambulance response times show. The longest delays in the UK were recorded by Welsh Ambulance Service, which kept four...
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