Hospital that left patient to starve to death and another unwashed for 11 weeks forced to pay 400,000 in compensation Human rights lawyers described mistreatment as 'appalling' failures of careWorcestershire Acute NHS Hospital Trust bosses will apologise to families Successful legal action by 38 families has led to total payouts of 410,000Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is 'disgusted and appalled' by the accountsPatients left thirsty while another had ribs broken as staff tried to lift himTrust accepts care was below standard but has not admitted legal liability | UPDATED: 14:31 GMT, 24 December 2012 A hospital trust has paid out more than 400,000 in compensation and issued dozens of apologies over an ‘appalling’ catalogue of neglect.
Scandal-hit hospital forced to pay 1m compensation for 'inhumane and 'degrading' treatment of patients Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust paid out the significant sum as compensation for 'inhumane and degrading' treatment, say lawyers News comes a month ahead of report of the public inquiry into the serious failings at the trustBetween 400-1,200 patients feared to have died needlessly between 2005-2008 | UPDATED: 14:39 GMT, 10 December 2012 A scandal-hit hospital where thirsty patients were forced to drink out of vases and others left to sit on their own excrement has paid out more than 1 million in compensation for 'inhumane and degrading' treatment.
My husband died like a battery hen: MP Ann Clwyd describes her husband's treatment at the hands of the NHS MP said her husband was 'squashed up against the iron bars of the bed' with 'an oxygen mask that didn’t fit his face'The human rights advocate said 'nobody should die in such conditions'A spokesman for the University Hospital of Wales promised to investigate, saying they wouldn't tolerate poor care | UPDATED: 17:17 GMT, 4 December 2012 An MP has described how her husband was treated with 'coldness, resentment, indifference and contempt' by staff as he lay dying in hospital.
Pictured: Killer whale”s mysterious horror gash prompts fresh fury over the treatment of animals at SeaWorldNakai, an 11-year-old performing whale suffered gash to the chin which left its jawbone exposed Park claims it happened when he hit the side of the poolHowever reports claim Nakai may have been in a fight with two other whalesPeta accuse SeaWorld of housing killer whales together incompatibly, a violation of the Animal Welfare Act By Daniel Miller PUBLISHED: 11:07 GMT, 1 October 2012| UPDATED: 06:35 GMT, 2 October 2012 A performing Killer Whale suffered a horrific injury which left its jawbone exposed at a SeaWorld theme park, prompting fury from animal rights groups.
Free to roam: Moment rescued lions are released into the wildAnimals confiscated from private owner in Serbia who bought them from Belgrade Zoo in 2009Animal welfare charity helped transfer them to South African sanctuary. Three lions being kept by a private owner in Serbia have been confiscated and relocated to a South African wildlife sanctuary.
“Killer whales at Seaworld had teeth removed with power drills and were left to mourn on own after being separated from young”, claims shocking new book. A new book examining the dark side of keeping killer whales in captivity has slammed SeaWorld for its treatment of the enormous beasts and for massive safety failings which still haunt the world famous marine parks.