Shaun Lintern

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Dying patients are going without care in their own homes because of a collapse in community nursing services, new data shared with The Independent reveals....

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Patients are dying in the backs of ambulances or on trolleys in A&E while others languish in beds unable to be discharged due to the collapse in social...

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A disgraced breast surgeon who performed years of unnecessary operations has lost a bid to challenge his convictions at the Court of Appeal. Ian Paterson was...

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Midwives across England are still not receiving enough essential safety training with the pandemic leaving hospitals delivering less training than three...

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The family of a woman who died after being repeatedly overdosed with paracetamol in an NHS hospital have demanded action over her death amid allegations of...

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An NHS hospital has been fined more than 2.5m following safety failings in its A&E department that led to the deaths of two patients. The Dudley Group...

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The increased risk of black and minority ethnic women dying during pregnancy needs to be seen as a whole system problem and not limited to just maternity...

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Health secretary Matt Hancock has said he has grave concerns over the woefully inadequate management of a landfill site in north Staffordshire, which has...

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The problem of social care has been ducked by successive governments going back decades and despite his promise on the steps of Downing Street to fix it once...

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The weekly number of deaths involving Covid -19 has increased to almost 1,000 a week similar to levels last seen in March. According to the latest data from...

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Dozens of MPs and almost 50 health organisations have backed a bid by former health secretary Jeremy Hunt to force ministers to publish workforce plans for...

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Tens of thousands of sick patients are being harmed as a result of ambulance delays outside hospitals, a report leaked to The Independent has warned. The...

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The military should be brought in to support overstretched ambulance services and to help protect patients, a leading charity has demanded. The Patients...

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London s fragmented children s cancer services will finally be reformed following a decade of delays and allegations of cover-up by senior officials. NHS...

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More than 80 pregnant women who died during a three-year period could have been saved if they had received better care, a major new report has found. Out of...

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Serious mistakes in the care of mothers and babies at a scandal-hit NHS hospital were kept hidden from regulators and senior health bosses. A new inquiry...

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There have been more than 30 serious security breaches at NHS hospital mortuaries in the past five years, The Independent can reveal. The figures come as...

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Health secretary Sajid Javid has ordered an inquiry after a hospital worker admitted murdering two women and sexually abusing 100 corpses in NHS mortuaries.

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A tussle between the Treasury, NHS England and the health department over how to pay for the governments promises to increase the

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Minsters could trigger a workforce exodus in the health service by imposing mandatory vaccinations on NHS staff, health bosses have warned. Health secretary...