Tag Archives: death

999 call operators order grieving relatives to perform CPR on dead bodies

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4913018/999-call-handlers-asking-public-perform-CPR-deceased.html Emergency call handlers are routinely issuing ‘grotesque’ instructions ordering callers to attempt to resuscitate the bodies of loved ones who are obviously beyond help, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. In horrific accounts given to this newspaper, readers have told how they were commanded to perform futile chest compressions on corpses already blackened with […]

Gosport hospital deaths inquiry looks into 800 certificates signed by Dr Opiate

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/hospital-deaths-inquiry-looks-into-800-certificates-signed-by-dr-opiate-jane-barton-p508dnh56 A retired female GP is at the centre of a £13m inquiry into hundreds of deaths that may have been caused by overdoses. The death certificates of 833 patients at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital in Hampshire are being re-examined as part of the inquiry by the Gosport independent panel, which is investigating claims […]