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Dame Julie Mellor: NHS investigations 'not thorough'

The health service ombudsman has said that many of the NHS investigations into allegations of avoidable harm or death are not sufficiently thorough.

Dame Julie Mellor said that she found that more than a third of 100 investigations were inadequate.

She told the BBC News Channel that "it is not acceptable" that allegations of avoidable harm are not properly investigated.

  • 07 Feb 2015
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