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NHS to reclaim surgical instruments left inside patients’ bodies

The NHS is seeking to reclaim £10m worth of cutting-edge surgical equipment, inadvertently left behind by surgeons as they sewed-up patients in the operating theatre.

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Posted: May 10th, 2013
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NHS celebrates meeting needless deaths target

The milestone was reached last Tuesday when pensioner Stan Mills died of thirst three days after vigilant carers moved his flower vase just out of reach. Mills had spent nearly a week occupying a bed desperately needed for other patients who were clamouring to die of severe neglect.

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Posted: Feb 10th, 2013
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Doctors Receptionist breaks record with zero appointments

‘Sometimes when people ring up she pretends to be a mini-cab company in Bromsgrove’

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Posted: Oct 17th, 2008
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Surgeon pioneers world’s first ‘entire person transplant’

Cheaper and simpler just to swap the patient with a newer, healthier individual.

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Posted: Oct 1st, 2007
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