Health Headlines: Heath Bill loopholes, ineffective operations and stillbirth rates

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Health Bill loopholes - The Independent
Legal loopholes in the Health and Social Care Bill could leave health services open to exploitation by profiteering outsiders, it has been claimed.
Health reforms are ripe for exploitation, says think-tank

Ineffective operations cost NHS - The Daily Telegraph
As GP reports, the NHS should stop wasting money on ineffective operations like tonsil removals and wisdom teeth extractions, according to the Audit Commission.
Tonsil removals and other 'ineffective' operations cost NHS £500m a year

UK stillbirth rate Europe's highest - The Guardian
Many of the 4,000 babies stillborn each year could be saved with increase in awareness and research.
Stillbirth rate in UK one of Europe's highest, Lancet finds


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