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Subject: UK health horror story of the day Date: 3/16/2013 7:58 PM
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" More than 20,000 deaths in NHS hospitals could have been prevented if Ministers had not ignored repeated warnings about high mortality rates, a leading health adviser has claimed.

Professor Sir Brian Jarman, director of the Dr Foster research unit which monitors death rates, has revealed that in 2010 he sent the then Health Secretary, Andy Burnham, a list of hospitals which had recorded suspiciously high numbers of deaths. However, he says, no action was taken.

Many of those hospitals are among the 14 now subject to an urgent Government review in the wake of the Stafford Hospital scandal.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2294430/20-000-patie...
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