NHS Direct has told ITV News they are investigating one "unexpected death" after a patient in the West Midlands contacted its 111 helpline service.
NHS Direct said of the nine contracts it is currently operating, it is investigating seven "potentially serious" incidents related to calls to the 111 service.
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