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Stem cell treatments threatened by European patents ruling – The Guardian

“Work on revolutionary medical treatments for incurable diseases is in danger of being wiped out by a European court ruling on embryonic stem cells, according to leading scientists.”

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The Guardian, 27th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Obesity surgery man loses court fight against PCT – BBC News

“A grandfather has lost his High Court battle over a health trust’s refusal to fund obesity surgery.”

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BBC News, 7th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Price of suing the NHS too high – The Guardian

“Suing the NHS for medical negligence may become too costly in the wake of cuts to both legal aid and lawyers’ success fees.”

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The Guardian, 29th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Injured by the NHS? Prepare for further pain – The Guardian

“Justice ministry hopes to remove clinical negligence from legal aid and make claimants pay fees and premiums out of damages.”

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The Guardian, 3rd March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Scrapping Legal Aid for medical cases ‘bad for justice and health’ – Daily Telegraph

“Plans to remove Legal Aid for clinical negligence cases would damage access to justice and allow risks taken by doctors to go unchecked, according to the father of a boy who died after a medical blunder.”

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Daily Telegraph, 31st January 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Women win £200,000 payout over pill implant pregnancies – Daily Telegraph

“Nearly £200,000 in compensation has been paid to women who have become pregnant or been hurt after they were fitted with a popular contraceptive implant.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th January 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Trust admits drug death blunder at Telford hospital – BBC News

“A hospital has admitted giving a patient with pneumonia and breathing difficulties a combination of drugs that led to his death.”

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BBC News, 14th September 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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