Thursday, 30 June 2016

Staff and skills shortages at Bristol hospital 'put children at risk'

Staff and skills shortages at Bristol hospital 'put children at risk' Report says ward for children recovering from heart surgery was under strain, but parents say review did not go far enough

Young heart patients who were treated at a Bristol hospital were “put at risk of harm” because of staff shortages and a lack of skills, a major review has concluded.

More than 200 families contacted the review, which the NHS ordered after some parents expressed concern that their children may have died unnecessarily following treatment at the Bristol Royal hospital for children. Continue reading... The Guardian

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