STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

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Faulty NHS equipment kills 300 people a year: Further 5,000 are left seriously injured by devices including pacemakers and MRI scanners

More than 300 patients a year are dying due to faulty NHS equipment, according to a damning new report.
Nearly 5,000 people were left seriously injured last year after using faulty equipment including pacemakers, MRI and CT scanners, according to a report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
In the highest annual total of deaths since records began, 309 patients died last year in ‘adverse incidents’ linked to medical devices.

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2705014/Faulty-NHS-equipment-kills-300-people-year-Further-5-000-left-seriously-injured-devices-including-pacemakers-MRI-scanners.html

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