Patients will be endangered by flaws in health bill, says NHS ombudsman
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Patients will be endangered by flaws in health bill, says NHS ombudsman

Rob Behrens says victims of medical negligence could be denied justice because of ‘curtain of secrecy’

Patient safety will be harmed and victims of medical negligence denied justice because of flaws in the government’s health and care bill, the NHS ombudsman has told the Guardian.

Rob Behrens, the parliamentary and health service ombudsman, fears he and his staff will not be able to get to the bottom of clinical blunders because under the bill he will be denied potentially vital information collected by the NHS’s Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB).

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