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Trust is fined £60 000 for death of patient after scan mix up

BMJ 2022; 379 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.o2974 (Published 08 December 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;379:o2974
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A hospital trust whose patient died after doctors read the wrong scan report and sent him home has been fined £60 000 (€70 000; $73 000) after a criminal prosecution by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust pleaded guilty at …

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