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NHS Foundation Trust fined over patient death
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has been fined for health and safety failings after a patient fell to his death. The following case highlights how the Trust failed to make appropriate changes following previous incidents.
Residential care home fined after resident choked to death
A care home that is based in Fleet, Hampshire has been fined after an elderly resident who had difficulties in swallowing choked to death on food which had not been adequately cut up.
NHS trust fined following patients death
An NHS trust in the South West has been fined £200,000 after a patient fell to their death from a window.
Inquest finds that BUPA care home resident has died from Legionnaires disease
An inquest that was held this week in Chelmsford has been told how an 86 year old Grandfather, Kenneth Ibbetson, died from of suspected Legionnaires’ disease in 2015 whilst he was a resident at BUPA’s Hutton Village care home.
Housing support fined after service user burnt at one of the properties
A limited company providing housing support services for vulnerable adults and children has been sentenced after a service user was burnt at one of its properties.
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust fined
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust has been fined for safety failings after a patient drowned during a canoeing activity event.
Healthcare Provider Fined
A care home company based in Middlesex has been fined after an elderly resident of a Surrey home died from scalding injuries.
NHS Trust Fined
An NHS Foundation Trust has been fined for safety failings in its management of the use and maintenance of Anetic Aid QA3 trolleys.
Bedrails failure by NHS trust
North West NHS Foundation Trust has been fined over its unsuitable management of the use of bedrails at its hospitals. Following a guilty plea in Carlisle Magistrates’ the case has been referred to Carlisle Crown Court for sentencing.
Reading Borough Council
Reading Borough Council have been fined following an investigation into the death of a pensioner who died from exposure to legionella.