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A High Court judge has granted a last minute injunction to stop former Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust chief nurse Jan Harry from leaving the Nursing and Midwifery Council register.
A criminal inquiry has been launched into the death of a 90-year-old woman who died at scandal-hit Stafford Hospital five years ago.
The Professional Standards Authority is to review the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s handling of alleged misconduct cases relating to Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust staff.
Campaigners have handed a petition to Scottish ministers calling for better access to health visitors.
Hospital trusts as we as managers and frontline clinicians will come under the scope of a new criminal offence for wilful neglect the government has confirmed.
NHS organisations who fail to be open and honest with patients and families when they suffer poor care will be forced to pay the costs of any litigation the Government has announced today.
Nurses and other clinicians found guilty of “wilful neglect” of patients could face prison, under measures due to be published next week by the government, the prime minister has said.
Lawyers have launched a class action on behalf of 38 Britons - including 19 children - who developed narcolepsy after having the swine flu vaccine.
A former chief nurse at scandal-hit Stafford Hospital has received a five year caution, after being found guilty of exposing patients to danger.
Accident and emergency nurses in Greater Manchester are to receive support and training in identifying the victims of domestic violence, under a new initiative.