Press & Media
Welcome to the Press & Media page. On this page you will find links to press releases by Verita along with external news articles where Verita has featured in the news, or has been mentioned in the press.
Verita was commissioned by the Nursing and Midwifery Council to carry out an independent audit to review the NMC’s handling of documentation relating to midwives at Furness General Hospital
The Nursing and Midwifery Council published the report and uploaded it to their website: https://www.nmc.org.uk/news/news-and-updates/independent-review-into-handling-of-morecambe-bay-evidence/
The report was also covered by the media:
The Law Gazette:
The Nursing Notes:
Verita was commissioned by NHS England South East to carry out an independent investigation into governance concerns at Crawley CCG.
NHS England published the report and uploaded it to the NHS England website on 5 June 2019.
The report was covered by the HSJ:
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Verita was commissioned by The Green Party of England and Wales to carry out an independent investigation into the Party’s actions following the allegations and charges brought against David Challenor.
The report was published by the party on 10 January 2019 and was widely covered in the media. Read the coverage below:
Left Foot Forward
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G4S have published the independent investigation authored by Kate Lampard and Verita’s managing director, Ed Marsden, into concerns about Brook House immigration removal centre. Read the publication article here. Read the BBC news article here. Read the Independent article here.
Verita carried out an independent investigation into the management of the trust’s disciplinary process resulting in the dismissal of Mr Amin Abdullah.
Read the coverage below:
Read our response to coverage here:
Can AI improve Healthcare Safety?
A unique partnership is underway to drive up healthcare safety in the health sector. Verita are combining their unrivaled experience in healthcare investigations with AlfaPeople’s expertise in artificial intelligence, data, and management systems.
Ed Marsden, Verita’s managing director said:
“The use of AI in health is breaking new ground, for example in faster and more accurate diagnosis. We want to test new areas, like reducing avoidable harm for patients or learning lessons in real time. Our partnership with AlfaPeople is only just beginning but has significant potential.”
Phil Rawlinson, AlfaPeople’s managing director said:
“We understand the power of machine learning combined with patient-centric technologies to improve the experience for all involved in healthcare investigations. I look forward to realising groundbreaking solutions together over the course of our partnership”
It has been announced that Verita’s report for Whittington Hospitals NHS trust has been published. Verita carried out an independent review of suicides and deaths of mental health patients who attended the Whittington Health emergency department. Read the news article here.
It has been announced that G4S have been appointed Verita to produce an independent review into the operational policies and management of Brook House.
Verita produced an article in the Guardian on how medical professionals are using their position of power in order to abuse patients.
A Verita press release into the common traits of abuse or malpractice by medical professionalsClick here to download a PDF of the article
A Verita press release into the risks associated with conflicts of interest at CCGs.Click here to download a PDF of the article
Verita produced a report reviewing the care of a mental health patient who murdered his wife. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-33614396