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Subject: UK health horror story of the day Date: 1/6/2013 10:57 AM
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"Hospitals that cover up mistakes by staff should be fined or even closed, a public inquiry into one of Britain's worst medical scandals will recommend.

The report into the deaths of up to 1,200 patients at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust will paint a devastating picture of a health service run under a culture of fear, bullying and secrecy, according to The Sunday Times.

It is expected the document, which will be handed to the Government later this month, will say the trust attempted to stifle evidence of rising death rates among vulnerable patients, many of whom were denied enough food and drink in a pattern of continuous neglect.

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