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The NHS needs to face up to its failings and ensure a scandal similar to that at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital does not happen again, a leading health chief has said. "Truly shocking" revelations that more than 450 people had their lives shortened after being prescribed powerful painkillers at…
Criminal charges could be brought following "truly shocking" revelations that more than 450 people had their lives shortened after being prescribed powerful painkillers at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital. A damning report found an additional 200 patients were "probably" similarly administered with opioids between 1989 and 2000, without medical justification.…
Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald has said those supporting the ongoing ban on abortion in Northern Ireland need "a reality check". On a visit to London for a meeting with Theresa May, Mrs McDonald (pictured) repeated her call for abortion reform north of the border following the Republic of…
Nursing staff first raised concerns about the poor prescribing and administration of opioids at the Gosport Memorial Hospital nearly 30 years ago but their fears were "silenced" by management, the inquiry reveals. Early in 1991, Anita Tubbritt, a staff nurse at the hospital rang Keith Murray, the local Royal College…
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