Colchester hospital hit by fresh fears over falsified cancer records

At least 6,000 patients could be affected in scandal at Colchester general hospital as inquiry looks at CEO's role in bullyingThe scandal over cancer treatment at a leading hospital has widened after it emerged that its own officials now fear that at least 6,000 patients may have had their records falsified to meet treatment targets.Investigations by the Observer into the crisis at Colchester general hospital have also established that inquiries into whether staff were bullied into changing records will include the questioning of the hospital's chief executive, Gordon Coutts.It emerged...

Published By: Guardian UK News - Saturday, 9 November, 2013 - Read more...


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