CHKS: Is company being paid to help the NHS hide its death rates?

Is company being paid to help the NHS hide its death rates Critics say firm 'reclassifies' potentially avoidable deaths Firm said it could help reduce death rates by re-categorising deaths as being caused by terminal illness rather than poor care By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 03:24 GMT, 4 March 2013 | UPDATED: 12:00 GMT, 4 March 2013 Hospitals may be paying thousands of pounds to a private firm to cover up their patient death rates.

Mother jailed for letting her son die at the hands of her boyfriend who hit him so hard his liver was split in two

Mother jailed for letting her son die at the hands of her boyfriend who hit him so hard his liver was split in two Kirsty Smedley, 24, put her lover Daniel Rigby ahead of son Rio She was jailed for four years for allowing the toddler's death Rigby has been jailed for a minimum of 17 years for murder | UPDATED: 17:08 GMT, 21 December 2012 A woman who allowed the death of her two-year-old son at the hands of her murdering boyfriend has been jailed for four years.

Grandfather, 57, sets himself on fire at home after amassing hidden debts of 150,000

Grandfather, 57, set fire to himself after amassing debts of more than 150,000 that he kept hidden from wife and children Former petrol station cashier Ibrahim Omar had '97% full thickness burning'Loans and credit cards were thought to be the reason behind his huge debtA blast in August shattered bedroom door and pushed out bedroom's walls | UPDATED: 15:38 GMT, 11 December 2012 A grandfather set fire to himself at home after amassing hidden debts of more than 150,000 and keeping them hidden from his wife of three decades, an inquest heard yesterday. Ibrahim Omar, 57, of Bolton, Greater Manchester, put family photos and other personal items in his daughter's car and left the car keys outside his house before setting himself alight indoors.