Now even doctors don't trust their own hospitals: Study finds nearly 40% of health service workers would NOT recommend own workplace to friends or family Department of Health surveyed 101,000 doctors, nurses and paramedicsOne quarter said they had been harassed or bullied in the past 12 months 38 per cent suffered work-related stress and 15 per cent bullied by patients By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 02:03 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:49 GMT, 1 March 2013 One third of staff said they had witnessed medical blunders and one quarter have been bullied A third of health service workers would not recommend their own hospital to friends or family, a poll has found.
Newborn died after doctor ignored three bleeps to his pager and then failed to explain why he was lateLucy Day was 'badly let down' by the NHS who missed opportunities that could have saved tragic daughter Fleur, coroner rules By Leon Watson PUBLISHED: 04:40 GMT, 6 December 2012 | UPDATED: 09:02 GMT, 6 December 2012 A tragic baby girl survived for just 15 hours following a catalogue of blunders by hospital staff which included an obstetrician ignoring three bleeps to his pager.
Transplant patient sent home from hospital with A4-sized surgical mat still inside him Michael O'Sullivan, 49, had a CT scan three weeks after his liver transplant after he complained of painA second operation revealed that a silicone mat had been left inside him during the earlier operationIt was a 'never event' – a hospital incident that should never happenLawyer who won him 7,000 compensation said it had been 'basic carelessness' | UPDATED: 20:36 GMT, 4 December 2012 A liver transplant patient was sewn up with an A4-sized piece of surgical equipment left inside him, after a series of medical blunders.
Hospital blunders 'result in almost 12,000 preventable deaths in hospitals every year': Junior doctors badly supervised, says study 60% of the preventable deaths occurred in elderly, frail patients | UPDATED: 13:56 GMT, 14 July 2012 Nearly 12,000 patients die needlessly in hospital every year due to blunders by staff, researchers warn.
Patient dying of thirst rang 999: Inquest hears of mother’s fury at nurses who neglected son Nurses forgot to give Kane Gorny his medication and he became so delirious he called 999
Dehydrated baby nearly died after twice being turned away from hospital by receptionists because of lack of doctorsMichaela was told by a matron that the blunder happened because the hospital was 'understaffed' and morale was low | UPDATED: 13:00 GMT, 22 May 2012 The mother of a baby boy who was turned away twice by hospital receptionists today said he nearly died because of a lack of doctors.
GP drug blunders hit 40% of the elderly: Patients given unnecessary pills and wrong doses Patients even prescribed drugs to which they were allergic, in rare cases | UPDATED: 07:15 GMT, 2 May 2012 Hundreds of thousands of elderly patients are being wrongly prescribed drugs by their GPs, a study warns today.