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Ian Paterson: Surgeon wounded hundreds amid ‘culture of denial’

Ian Paterson: Surgeon wounded hundreds amid ‘culture of denial’

Health
A culture of "avoidance and denial" allowed a breast surgeon to perform botched and unnecessary operations on hundreds of women, a report has found. An independent inquiry into Ian Paterson's malpractice has recommended the recall of his 11,000 patients for their surgery to be assessed.Paterson is serving a 20-year jail term for 17 counts of wounding with intent.One of Paterson's colleagues has been referred to police and five more to health watchdogs by the inquiry. Debbie Douglas, who underwent "needless" surgery while in Paterson's care, said all of the report's 15 recommendations must be implemented.The disgraced breast surgeon worked with cancer patients at NHS and private hospitals in the West Midlands over 14 years. 'The m...
Monsey stabbing: Five people wounded at home of New York rabbi

Monsey stabbing: Five people wounded at home of New York rabbi

World
At least five people have been stabbed at the house of a rabbi in New York state, police say.The house in Monsey, north of New York City, was hosting a religious celebration when the attacker burst in, according to the Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council (OJPAC).The suspect fled but was later taken into custody, police said. The motive was not immediately clear. One of the victims was stabbed at least six times, OJPAC said in a tweet.The attack came a day after New York city police said officers were stepping up patrols in heavily Jewish districts following a spate of anti-Semitic threats and attacks.What happened?A man brandishing a machete attacked a Hanukkah celebration at the rabbi's property in Monsey - an area with a lar...
Three minors wounded in Black Friday knife attack in The Hague

Three minors wounded in Black Friday knife attack in The Hague

World
Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Netherlands police said three young people were stabbed Friday evening on a busy shopping street in The Hague. Police said the three victims, all minors, were stabbed in the Grote Masksraat shopping area by an adult man wearing a shawl and a gray tracksuit. Investigators said the suspect remained at large Friday night. The motive behind the stabbing was unclear and the condition of the wounded minors was unknown. The incident occurred after two people were killed in a knife attack on the London Bridge. Investigators said the attacker, who was wearing a vest with a hoax explosive device, was shot and killed by police at the scene. Let's block ads! (Why?) World News - UPI.com
At least 4 wounded by gunshots during protest in Haiti

At least 4 wounded by gunshots during protest in Haiti

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At least four people have been shot and wounded during a small protest in Haiti’s capital after a speech by embattled President Jovenel MoiseByThe Associated PressNovember 18, 2019, 10:01 PM1 min read At least four people were shot and wounded during a small protest in Haiti’s capital after a speech by embattled President Jovenel Moise. Several hundred people were marching from the Delmas to Petionville neighborhoods when shots were fired from nearby. Associated Press journalists didn’t see the source of the shooting, but saw a local journalist, a police officer and two protesters rushed away with apparent bullet wounds. Monday was the anniversary of a key battle of the Haitian Revolution, and earlier in the day Moise rejected calls to resign. The president said he would continue to try to
WHO: 121 killed, 561 wounded in Libyan fighting over 10 days

WHO: 121 killed, 561 wounded in Libyan fighting over 10 days

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April 14 (UPI) -- Since a Libyan military commander launched an assault to take over Tripoli, the capital, 10 days ago, 121 people have died and 561were wounded, the World Health Organization said Sunday. WHO's Libya Twitter account posted an update of "casualties" and said it was "sending medical supplies, health staff support for first- and second-line responders." Eight ambulances have been bombed, including two on Saturday, since the outbreak of violence on April 4 launched by strongman Khalifa Haftar. "The World Health Organization strongly condemns repeated attacks on healthcare workers, vehicles and facilities," WHO tweeted.' More than 13,500 people had been displaced by the clashes, including 4,000 in the past 24 hours, and more than 900 residents are living in shelters, the U.N...