Bristol Royal Infirmary Inquiry

Bristol Royal Infirmary Inquiry

An inquiry into the clinical management of children undergoing complex cardiac surgery at the Bristol Royal Infirmary between 1984 and 1995, which concluded that the cardiology services provided were suboptimal, and the mortality rates of infants operated upon far exceeded the norm.
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Ms Grey is a former counsel to the Bristol Royal Infirmary inquiry.
The city's specialist heart and chest hospital, the Cardiothoracic Centre, is one of four North West hospitals publishing the rates, in a bid to promote a culture of 'openness and transparency' following the Bristol Royal Infirmary inquiry.
The review was launched in the wake of the Bristol Royal Infirmary Inquiry into children's heart surgery, which revealed that there had been ``tragic failings''.
The Bristol Royal Infirmary Inquiry was the biggest probe into the workings of the NHS carried out.
Mr Fudge, who was legal adviser for the Bristol Heart Children Action Group in the Bristol Royal Infirmary Inquiry, said: 'It involves one case against Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
Mr Trusted was the first of a range of representatives of groups and individuals due to make submissions at the specially-built inquiry chamber in Bristol, as part of the conclusion to the first phase of the Bristol Royal Infirmary Inquiry.
It emerged at the Bristol Royal Infirmary inquiry last year that 11,000 children's hearts had been stored for research.
The multi-million pound Bristol Royal Infirmary Inquiry is the biggest probe into the workings of the NHS.
The multi-million pound Bristol Royal Infirmary Inquiry - the biggest conducted into the working of the health service - is due to complete its report by the end of March and pass its findings on to Secretary of State Alan Milburn.

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