Scandal-hit hospital forced to pay 1m compensation for "inhumane and "degrading" treatment of patients

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.

Woman, 32, jumped on child’s stomach wearing flip-flops and perforated his bowel in shocking campaign of violence

Woman, 32, jumped on child’s stomach wearing flip-flops and perforated his bowel in shocking campaign of violence. Rubbed his excrement in his face if he soiled himselfHeld his feet against a piping hot radiator until he burntJailed for seven years for causing injuries described as being like “something from a horror film”Nicola Tedder denied charges and claimed child was “clumsy” and had injured himself

The deadly blue lagoon: Disused quarry with clear blue waters attracts hundreds of visitors… despite warnings that it is almost as strong a bleach

A day at the bleach: Disused quarry known as the Blue Lagoon attracts hundreds of visitors. . . but the water”s as toxic as ammoniaWater contains car wrecks, dead animals, excrement and rubbish… but families still go in for a dipLake in former limestone quarry measures pH 11.3, just less than ammonia at 11.5pH and bleach at 12.6pH