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Cancer care delay police probe

22 cancer patients at an Essex hospital may have missed vital treatment after staff complained they were pressurised into changing waiting time data to meet national targets. Police are considering whether to launch an inquiry.

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Unison: Investigate 'bullying' at Colchester

Unison has called for a "full and thorough investigation" into claims of "harassment and bullying" at Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust.

Our members took a brave step by reporting to the CQC that they were being bullied and harassed by senior managers to falsify records relating to cancer patients.

They raised their concerns repeatedly and in emails to senior managers, right up to the chief executive, but they were ignored.

– Christina McAnea, head of health at union Unison

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