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Warning as thousands die from 'avoidable' kidney problems

At least 1,000 hospital patients in England die each month from avoidable kidney problems, according to a new study commissioned by the NHS.

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Doctors 'must be more vigilant' on kidney failure

One of the authors of a report into deaths from Acute Kidney Injury has said hospital staff must be "more vigilant" about ensuring patients are properly hydrated.

Dr Donal O'Donoghue's research suggests as many as 1,000 patients a week are dying in the NHS from avoidable kidney problems.

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