Ombudsman comments on child sepsis study
8 October 2016
PHSO Ombudsman Julie Mellor comments on the study from Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, about GPs missing signs of sepsis in children.
Ombudsman urges government to take action on unsafe discharge
28 September 2016
PHSO Ombudsman Julie Mellor comments on the new report about unsafe discharge from NHS hospitals and urges the government to take action.
Sir Alex Allan's independent review
22 September 2016
We commissioned Sir Alex Allan to carry out an independent review into the adequacy of the procedures and governance arrangements that the organisation applied prior to the appointment of Mr Martin and during his employment. The independent review highlights mistakes...
Ombudsman calls for health and social care integration following King’s Fund report
15 September 2016
Commenting on The King's Fund and Nuffield Trust's report on social care, Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Julie Mellor said: Our investigations have uncovered that older patients often fall through the cracks between health and social care when discharged from...