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Norman Lamb writes… How Liberal Democrats are promoting safety and openness in the NHS

nhs sign lrgAs a Liberal Democrat, my priority for the NHS is simple. I want patients to have the best possible care. When people are ill and vulnerable, they deserve safe and compassionate care provided by doctors and nurses with the best possible training and medical expertise. And people need to know that, when mistakes are made, doctors will be open with them – and that lessons will be learnt.

What happened at Mid Staffs Hospital was a shocking scandal. The stories of neglect sent shock waves across the country. This Government …

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Norman Lamb MP writes…The government will act in response to the Francis Report

Over the course of four years at Mid Staffordshire hospital, hundreds of patients suffered from appalling neglect and mistreatment. Relatives that voiced concerns were ignored; staff that tried to speak up were silenced. It was a shocking betrayal of trust of patients and their families.

Yesterday Robert Francis QC published his report into the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. The public inquiry lasted more than two years, heard over 250 witness statements, considered over one million pages of documentary evidence, and has produced a report nearly two thousand pages long. It makes 290 separate recommendations.

The story of Mid Staffs, the report …

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  • User AvatarDavid Blake 29th Jun - 1:26pm
    http://blog.lboro.ac.uk/crcc/eu-referendum/uk-news-coverage-2016-eu-referendum-report-5-6-may-22-june-2016/
  • User AvatarDavid Blake 29th Jun - 1:26pm
    You may like to see the latest report on media coverage of the referendum from Loughborough University.
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    Glenn 29th Jun '16 - 1:20pm.....................I voted leave. I do not feel lied too. I’m not angry. I’m not upset. I voted Leave because I...
  • User AvatarGlenn 29th Jun - 1:20pm
    I voted leave. I do not feel lied too. I'm not angry. I'm not upset. I voted Leave because I do not like the EU...
  • User AvatarAl 29th Jun - 1:19pm
    If the argument in the article was correct then the areas with the highest levels of immigration in England (eg London and Manchester) would have...
  • User AvatarJenny barnes 29th Jun - 1:08pm
    Inter alia, the leave campaign was very focussed,on sovereignty. "Take back control" . Parliament is sovereign, or the crown in parliament, so a general election...