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Three patients die after managers' decision

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7084.845h (Published 22 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:845
  1. John Warden
  1. parliamentary correspondent, BMJ

    The treatment of three patients who were discharged from hospital to a private nursing home against clinical advice and died within days has provoked strong condemnation by a House of Commons select committee after a complaint to the ombudsman.

    The MPs accuse health managers of a brazen attempt to ignore expert medical advice …

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