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Health Ombudsman: Patients sent home 'alone and afraid'

NHS patients in England are being sent home from hospital afraid and with little support, an ombudsman report reveals.

The independent arbitrator investigated 211 such complaints in a year.

The NHS says the findings will be taken seriously and improvement is under way.

Sophie Hutchinson reports.

  • 11 May 2016
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