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Oct 2020

Section: Medical Negligence

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary reveals new plan for A&E department

Significant investment at the hospital could see a new accident and emergency department up and running by 2023. However, the development, with £196.5m set aside for both the Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital, depends on whether concerns over the condition and reliability of “high risk” buildings at the Huddersfield site can be addressed.…

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Jun 2017

CQC places Huddersfield GP surgery into special measures after being rated Inadequate

An inspection by the CQC in February has led to Thornton Lodge Surgery being placed in special measures. The inspection was carried out following safe care issues which had been highlighted during an earlier inspection in December 2015, and led to the practice being rated as Inadequate for being safe, well-led and effective. Following the…

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Mar 2016

No prosecutions will be brought in relation to Mid-Staffordshire hospital deaths

Police have revealed that there will be no individual prosecutions in relation to the scandal in which hundreds of patients died. Despite a three year police review, which concluded that a catalogue of ‘organisational and individual failings’ at Stafford Hospital between 2005 and 2009 had contributed to ‘one of the greatest scandals of the NHS’,…

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