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Kettering General Hospital: Police to probe waiting list figures

Image copyright James Haynes/Geograph Image caption Police are investigating complaints by two whistleblowers Police have launched an investigation into allegations a hospital manipulated waiting list figures, the BBC has learned. It follows whistleblower claims in 2017 that Kettering General Hospital in Northamptonshire deliberately removed patients from waiting lists. In all, …

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What is bubonic plague?

Image copyright Getty Images A suspected case of bubonic plague has been reported to Chinese authorities. It is not known how the patient became infected, but the country is on alert for more cases. Plague is one of the deadliest diseases in human history – but it can now be …

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PM joins nationwide clap on NHS 72nd anniversary

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPeople have been applauding the NHS in a range of locations The prime minister has joined a nationwide applause to pay tribute to NHS staff on the 72nd anniversary of the health service. The round of clapping was inspired by the weekly …

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