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Atrium Notebook UKBA court ruling: inhuman and degrading treatment

Court rules that a man suffering from mental illness was subjected to inhuman and degrading treatment

Medical Justice

Today, in a landmark decision, the High Court has ruled that the Secretary of State for the Home Department, through the UK Border Agency, unlawfully detained a man with severe mental illness for a period of five months between April and September...

18/11/2011 - 3:30am
Ellie Keen
Atrium Notebook NHS trust pays compensation to victims of 'appalling' patient care

NHS trust pays compensation to victims of 'appalling' patient care

An NHS trust is paying out hundreds of thousands of pounds in compensation to bereaved relatives and victims of its...

18/11/2011 - 3:13am
Ellie Keen
Atrium Notebook How two patients a day die of thirst on hospital wards

Analysis of the data from the Office for National Statistics reveals that in 2009, the latest year for which figures are available, 816 hospital patients in England and Wales were listed on death certificates as...

18/11/2011 - 3:13am
Ellie Keen
Atrium Notebook ‘Torture’ nurse is struck off

A NURSE who was jailed for ‘torturing’ an 85-year-old dementia sufferer in a care home has been struck off.The case of David Hill, 49, went before a Nursing and Midwifery Council hearing. He was jailed for six months last year for the sickening abuse.At the time the Star reported how Hill, formerly of Cowley Hill Lane, tormented Dorothy Tunstall while working at Victoria Nursing Home, in Rainford.Hill, clinical manager of the 30-bed unit, squirted the resident with water from a...

09/09/2011 - 3:02am
Ellie Keen