Bristol Royal Infirmary Inquiry

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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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THE number of children dying after heart surgery in the wake of the 1990s Bristol Royal Infirmary scandal has fallen from 4.
He added after the Bristol Royal Infirmary scandal in 1998, into which he chaired a public inquiry, families wanted to know if their relatives were one of those numbered.
And he said following the Bristol Royal Infirmary scandal, into which he chaired a public inquiry, families wanted to know if their relatives were one of those mentioned in the estimated death toll.
Health Secretary Frank Dobson is to set up two new organisations to prevent tragedies like the Bristol Royal Infirmary scandal in which 29 babies died because of surgeons' incompetence.
Parents involved in the Bristol Royal Infirmary scandal have also claimed that they were not told the real risks of the operations to which they were consenting for their children, many of whom later died following surgery.

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