NHS migrant rules face legal bid – BBC News

Posted April 10th, 2008 in immigration, medical treatment, news by sally

“Rules banning some migrants in England from NHS treatment are to be challenged in the High Court.”

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BBC News, 9th April 2008

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Immigration chief defends deportation of cancer patient – The Guardian

Posted January 16th, 2008 in deportation, immigration, medical treatment, news by sally

“The head of Britain’s immigration agency last night defended the decision to deport a Ghanaian cancer patient from her Cardiff hospital bed by insisting that there were hundreds of such cases each year.”

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The Guardian, 16th January 2008

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Woman whose family history was overlooked died while giving birth – The Times

Posted January 9th, 2008 in birth, inquests, medical treatment, news by sally

“A woman died while giving birth after a clerical error left her without specialist medical care, despite both her mother and her aunt having been killed by the same rare condition at exactly the same age, an inquest was told yesterday.”

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The Times, 9th January 2008

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NHS complaint response “failing” – BBC News

Posted October 8th, 2007 in complaints, hospitals, medical treatment, news by sally

“Patients are being let down by the way NHS trusts in England handle complaints, a watchdog has found.”

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BBC News, 7th October 2007

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Sick baby must be treated, judge tells parents who put faith in God – The Times

Posted July 19th, 2007 in children, medical treatment, news by sally

“A desperately ill seven-month-old baby may be given potentially life-saving medical treatment against the wishes of her devout parents following a High Court ruling yesterday.”

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The Times, 19th July 2007

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