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Gosport hospital deaths: Up to 650 patients died after being prescribed opioids ‘without medical justification’

At least 456 patients died after being given opioids ‘without medical justification’ at a Gosport hospital where ‘there was a disregard for human life,’ a major report has found.

Another 200 ‘probably’ had their lives shortened at Gosport War Memorial hospital

today 11:41
Gosport hospital deaths: Families call for prosecutions after report is published today

CAMPAIGNERS have called for prosecutions to follow the publication of a major report into a series of suspicious deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital.

At Portsmouth Cathedral today, the Gosport Independent Panel is to present the findings of its investigation, first launched in 2014,

today 10:38
Gosport War Memorial Hospital deaths inquiry findings to be made public this morning

An inquiry into deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital will be releasing their findings to the public.

The Gosport Independant Panel will release its report into the deaths of a number of elderly patients at the hospital between 1988 and 2000 today. The families will be informed first

today 09:35
A short-term pain, but for long-term motoring gain

NO PAIN no gain says Highways England as its plans for the M27 smart motorway scheme are unveiled to the public.

There will be ‘short term pain for long term gain’ say officials as the 15-mile stretch between Junction 4 and Junction 11 is due to be converted to an ‘all four lanes

today 06:26
Tributes paid to ‘inspirational’ baker and former Southsea businessman

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Southsea businessman, who has died aged 63.

Jean-Marie Guedeney, formerly of Festing Grove, Southsea, was well-known for his baguette business La Crossanterie. He set up the shop in Osborne Road in 1988 after running the burger bar in the Tricorn.

yesterday 16:47
Hampshire police officer resigns before being found guilty of making false statements

A POLICE officer has resigned over making false written statements while working.

The officer has been found to have committed gross misconduct over making the false statements.

PC Daniel Neligan, who was one of the first officers on the scene when a murder victim’s body washed up

yesterday 10:29
England fans pack Portsmouth pubs to celebrate tense World Cup win over Tunisia

A NEW formation, a controversial penalty and a respect for the new young players has been the talk of the town tonight, as the England football team kicked off their World Cup campaign.

The team faced off against Tunisia in the Three Lions’ opening match of the tournament, with thousands

yesterday 23:59
It’s official: council survey finds what all Portsmouth drivers know - parking is a nightmare

A SURVEY has confirmed what every driver in Portsmouth feels – it’s really hard trying to find a space to park.

The questions attracted responses from 2,963 people, 2,500 of whom said they were fed up with the daily struggle to find a parking space outside their homes.

2018-06-18 09:11
Hear us on housing: Fareham residents demand say in planning process

WE want a say.

That is what residents across the Fareham borough are demanding following a number of recent planning applications.

Protests, petitions and objections have all played a part in the locals’ fight against housing plans in wards across the town and in particular

2018-06-18 08:08
Thousands - including Batman, Captain America and Daleks - head to Port Solent as Comic Con returns for 2018

THE jaws of onlookers dropped as the hefty Batmobile manoeuvred into a parking spot – followed swiftly by the famous DeLorean from Back to the Future.

On any other day in Portsmouth this would be madness – but it made sense to the thousands of die-hard fans who descended on Port

2018-06-18 01:50
Aaron is up for a prize of £50,000 of building materials for his hard work creating sensory spaces for children with autism

HE HAS been described as a generous, kind and humble trade hero – and that’s why a plasterer who renovated not one, but two spaces for children with autism, is in the running to win an award and £50,000 worth of building materials.

Aaron Pearson has been nominated for

2018-06-17 17:26
Why Father’s Day is so special for Portsmouth’s Les

DADS across the country are set to celebrate Father’s Day today, but one dad in particular is looking forward to receiving a card he thought would never come.

Les, 47, from Portsmouth, thought his dream of parenthood would never materialise, but he became an adoptive parent two years

2018-06-17 09:02
Havant fitness friends strip off to wash - and buff up - cars for cancer charity

IN THE time it takes for us to wash your car, you could have been checked for prostate cancer.

That was the message as a group of gym friends stripped down to their underwear in a charity fundraiser.

The Naked Butler Charity Car Wash raised hundreds of pounds for Prostate Cancer UK

2018-06-16 19:23
Gosport hospital deaths: Families hope ‘nauseating’ delay in fight for justice over deaths could almost be over

IT HAS been a long agonising wait for families, but next week the findings from an independent inquiry into deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital will be made public.

Loved ones of people who died at the hospital between 1988 and 2000 have described the wait as ‘nauseating’ and hope

2018-06-16 15:11
‘Nauseating’ fight for justice over Gosport hospital deaths almost over

IT HAS been a long agonising wait for families, but next week the findings from an independent inquiry into deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital will be made public.

Loved ones of people who died at the hospital between 1988 and 2000 have described the wait as ‘nauseating’ and hope

2018-06-16 08:53
Portsmouth student caught illegally using his dad’s Blue Badge so he could park for free during lectures

A STUDENT who ‘blatantly’ acted in a ‘despicable’ way when regularly parking illegally in a disabled bay was warned by magistrates to change his ways.

University of Portsmouth civil engineering undergraduate Moin Ahmed, 18, admitted abusing his ill dad’s Blue

2018-06-15 15:02
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Home secretary’s pledge to review medicinal cannabis use is welcomed in Portsmouth

POLITICIANS and campaigners in Portsmouth have welcomed the government’s vow to review the use of medical cannabis oil in Britain.

Home secretary Sajid Javid broke the news in Parliament after a series of appeals from parents who want their children to be able to access medications

today 14:50
Pompey chief lauds store vision of previous owners

In April 2017, Iain McInnes and his board, during fan ownership, approved the capture of the former Beneficial Foundation offices in Anson Road on a 30-year lease.

Tomorrow the premises reopen as the Blues’ club shop, run by Just Sport - the retail partner of new kit manufacturer

today 13:47
Call for probe into Gosport council leader’s backlog of thousands of pounds in business rates

CALLS have been made for an independent inquiry after a council leader admitted to having finally paid outstanding business rates understood to have run into thousands of pounds.

Councillor Mark Hook, the leader of Gosport Borough Council, said the outstanding amount has now been paid off

today 13:47
Gosport hospital deaths: Police had evidence health and safety or manslaughter offences ‘might have been committed’

Evidence uncovered through three police investigations into deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital indicated that corporate manslaughter or health and safety offences ‘might have been committed’.

The Gosport Independent Panel, whose findings were published today at Portsmouth

today 13:47
Gosport Hospital deaths: Inquiry findings are made public - live updates

An inquiry into deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital has released its findings to the public today.

The Gosport Independent Panel has released its report into the deaths of a number of elderly patients at the hospital between 1988 and 2000 at Portsmouth Cathedral.

today 13:47
Defender signs new Pompey deal

The Blues activated an option in the left-back’s contract at the season’s culmination in May to secure him for another 12 months.

Yet boss Kenny Jackett has now moved to hand the Waterlooville youngster a fresh two-year deal outright, tying him to Fratton Park until the summer of

today 12:44
Gosport hospital deaths: Inquiry findings to be made public this morning

An inquiry into deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital will be releasing its findings to the public.

The Gosport Independent Panel will release its report into the deaths of a number of elderly patients at the hospital between 1988 and 2000 today. The families will be informed first and

today 11:41
Purbrook’s pint-sized palaeontologists’ joy as ‘dinosaur’ visits their school

by TOM COTTERILL

The News

tom.cotterill@thenews.co.uk

But that was exactly the chance these pint-sized palaeontologists had – more or less – when a robot dinosaur visited their school.

Excited pupils at Purbrook Infant School had spent the day as explorers, delving

today 10:38
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today 13:47 Call for probe into Gosport council leader’s backlog of thousands of pounds in business rates
today 13:47 Gosport hospital deaths: Police had evidence health and safety or manslaughter offences ‘might have been committed’
today 13:47 Gosport Hospital deaths: Inquiry findings are made public - live updates
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today 11:41 Gosport hospital deaths: Up to 650 patients died after being prescribed opioids ‘without medical justification’
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today 10:38 Gosport Hospital deaths: Inquiry findings to be made public - live updates
today 10:38 Gosport hospital deaths: Families call for prosecutions after report is published today
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today 09:35 Gosport War Memorial Hopsital deaths inquiry findings to be made public - live updates
today 09:35 Gosport War Memorial Hospital deaths inquiry findings to be made public this morning
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yesterday 23:59 England fans pack Portsmouth pubs to celebrate tense World Cup win over Tunisia
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yesterday 22:56 World Cup: Harry Kane buzzing with massive England win
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2018-06-18 22:50 Hampshire skipper James Vince so pleased to reach Lord’s final
2018-06-18 21:47 Fixtures countdown: Money to spend but Pompey quality can be found for free
2018-06-18 21:47 Paul Merson: Pompey always have a chance when Brett Pitman is playing
2018-06-18 20:44 Majestic Vince stars as Hampshire cruise to cup final
2018-06-18 20:44 Pompey hopeful of recruiting former loanee
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