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The Ombudsman plans to write to ministers to fast-track an extension of his powers to investigate the complaints about the care and deaths of residents in nursing homes and hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Peter Tyndall has called for promised regulations to be introduced to extend the r

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A judicial review brought in response to a decision to reduce the number of inspections in care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic has been withdrawn following a U-turn by the Department of Health. Belfast firm KRW LAW LLP was instructed by Keith Gray, son of care home resident Briege Gray, to chall

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