Ombudsman report finds grave errors in NHS services

October 29, 2014 10:00 am

The Telegraph has reported that an investigation by the Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman, Dame Julie Mellor, has levelled strong criticism against the NHS, quoting “devastating and shocking” blunders. The report, compiled after an investigation into 126 complaints found lack of care and compassion in some cases and basic mistakes that to “catastrophic” harm in other cases, while raising concerns that people were often placed in danger by being “unsafely discharged”. The report, covering complaints made between April and June, is the most critical yet and covers the whole range of NHS services, GPs, hospitals, dentistry etc.

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