NHS 111: Three deaths probed

At least 22 "possible serious untoward" incidents - including three where a patient died - relating to the new NHS 111 advice line, a health magazine reports. The deaths are being investigated. NHS England is keeping a 'careful eye' on the service.

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'Urgent review' into NHS England 111 helpline

NHS England is set to review its 111 service. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

NHS England will carry out an urgent review of the new 111 helpline following allegations its introduction has been chaotic and it has been close to meltdown, ITV News has learned.

The 111 number replaced NHS Direct and emergency out of hours doctor services in some areas.

Doctors have claimed that patients are being put at risk.

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