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Spire Healthcare: Death of NHS-funded private patient raises safety concerns

A woman died when a major private healthcare provider failed to transfer her to NHS intensive care quickly enough after she became critically ill.

Sabrina Khan said Spire Healthcare staff "should have known something was wrong" with her mother, Nafisa.

The BBC also obtained testimony from doctors - contracted by the company to work up to 168 hours a week - who say long hours could put patients at risk.

Spire Healthcare has apologised for failings in Nafisa Khan's care.

The death of Mrs Khan from east London is one of several deaths following surgery at Spire Healthcare, looked at by BBC Panorama.

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Source: BBC News, 8 April 2024


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