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Stem cell doctor guilty of breaching good practice – The Independent

“A doctor who exploited ‘vulnerable’ multiple sclerosis patients by exaggerating the benefits of stem cell therapy faces being struck off after his fitness to practise was found to be impaired today.”

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The Independent, 10th September 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Payout after Nottingham doctor fails to diagnose tumour – BBC News

“A former clergyman left disabled after a delay in diagnosing a brain tumour has received undisclosed substantial damages from a Nottingham hospital.”

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BBC News, 9th September 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Bracknell woman in gastric bypass NHS legal challenge – BBC News

“A woman who was told she was not fat enough to have gastric bypass surgery on the NHS is taking health chiefs to court in a bid to overturn the ruling.”

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BBC News, 20th August 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Sons of man killed by German locum GP face prosecution – Daily Telegraph

“The sons of a man killed after being given ten times the recommended dose of painkiller by a German locum doctor face prosecution for calling him a ‘killer’ and a ‘charlatan’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 14th August 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Cosmetic ‘cowboys’ face wave of lawsuits – The Guardian

“Lawyers who usually act for victims of NHS blunders say increasing numbers of people are seeking to take legal action over ‘cowboy’ cosmetic treatment.”

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The Guardian, 18th July 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Hospital trust pay-out for brain-damaged taxi driver – BBC News

“A taxi driver who suffered brain damage after a hospital scan was not properly interpreted has been awarded a multimillion-pound pay-out.”

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BBC News, 5th July 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Transsexual to get legal aid to help fight NHS over breast surgery row – Daily Telegraph

“A transsexual, Miranda Lee, who was left ‘half man, half woman’ will get tax payers’ money in her legal fight for a breast enlargement.”

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Daily Telegraph, 1st July 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk


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