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Father-of-two dies in son's arms after Sandwell Hospital oxygen blunder -
Colin Ovington, the chief nurse at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals, said that air coming out of the cylinder did not necessarily mean the seal was open. He said after Mr Bull's death an investigation was carried out into staff training and the ...
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:13:28 GMT
New £1.2m autopsy centre to open in Sandwell -
A new £1.2million autopsy centre in Sandwell will allow post mortems to be carried out without the deceased having to go under the knife thanks to advanced technology. The facility uses a £500,000 body scanner, the same type of scanner used in ...
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:30:57 GMT
Sandwell tenants downsize to avoid bedroom tax -
Almost 200 council tenants across Sandwell have moved to smaller homes following the introduction of the controversial 'bedroom tax', new figures reveal. There has been a rush by families to downsize their properties in a bid to avoid a cut in their ...
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:29:27 GMT
Police investigating Sandwell Council land sales -
"We think it is important that we both say how proud we are of Sandwell Council. We both think we have achieved amazing things in the past five years, despite huge budget cuts and increasing need for our services by the public." Councillor Cooper added ...
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:07:42 GMT
Bonfire Night in Sandwell 2014 - and we need pallets! - Sandwell Council (press release)
Councillor Maria Crompton, Sandwell Council's cabinet member for highways and environment, said: "We're pleased to be putting on three free bonfire and firework events that will offer fun for all the family. "We are also appealing for local companies ...
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:02:00 GMT