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Great Ormond Street tells nurses to work extra shift after pay error

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Hundreds of nurses and healthcare assistants at a world famous children’s hospital have been told they must each work an extra shift after they were accidentally paid for unworked hours.

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Royal Bournemouth Hospital to enforce patient 'eviction' policy

Hospital to enforce seven-day 'eviction' policy to free up beds

21-Nov-2014 | By The Press Association

A hospital on the South coast is to tell overstaying patients fit enough to go home they will have seven days to leave or face possible legal action, amid fears of bed-blocking.

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