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NHS safety alerts ignored?

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First broadcast:
Tuesday 16 February 2010

After two big scandals in a year over dire standards in hospitals which put patients at serious risk, Julian O'Halloran asks how many people are still being killed by avoidable medical blunders, and how far the NHS has progressed since it began to address the problem ten years ago.

  • Grim toll of missed safety alerts

    Grim toll of missed safety alerts

    An investigation finds 80 trusts in England nay have failed to comply with at least 10 NHS patient safety alerts.

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