Facebook reveals measures to remove terrorist content

Facebook reveals measures to remove terrorist content

Facebook has announced details of steps it is taking to remove terrorist-related content. The move comes after growing pressure from governments for technology companies to do more to take down material such as terrorist propaganda. In a series of blog posts by senior figures and an interview with the BBC, Facebook says it wants to be more open about the work it is doing. The company told the BBC it was using artificial intelligence to…

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Medway NHS Foundation Trust out of special measures after four years

Medway NHS Foundation Trust out of special measures after four years

A hospital trust branded “inadequate” has been taken out of special measures after nearly four years. Medway NHS Foundation Trust has made “substantial improvements”, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) said. Medway Maritime was one of 11 hospitals in England put into special measures following Sir Bruce Keogh’s review of hospitals in July 2013. Previous inspections had highlighted concerns over patient safety, organisation and governance. Live: More on this story and other news from Kent Secretary…

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Addenbrooke's out of special measures due to staff 'dedication'

Addenbrooke's out of special measures due to staff 'dedication'

One of the UK’s largest NHS trusts has been taken out of special measures thanks to the “dedication and skill” of staff, a report has said. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has changed the rating for Cambridge University Hospitals Trust from “inadequate” to “good”. It follows a visit by inspectors in September 2016. The last major inspection in April 2015 exposed staffing problems and management failings. The Trust, which runs Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Maternity…

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London's St George's hospital trust in special measures

London's St George's hospital trust in special measures

The trust responsible for one of the UK’s largest teaching hospitals will be placed in special measures after it was rated inadequate. St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was told by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) that services had deteriorated in the past two years. The trust comprises St George’s and Queen Mary’s hospitals in south-west London and serves 1.3 million people. It said it had made “real progress” since the June inspection. But…

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