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Sunday 15 September 2019
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Liver transplant hospital probed

Health watchdogs are to investigate a hospital over concerns it is giving too many liver transplants to foreigners.

The Healthcare Commission was alerted by NHS transplant bosses after figures showed that King's College Hospital in London had given new livers to 72 non-British European Union nationals in four years. Of those, 37 were given to Greek and Cypriot nationals in what were classed as "private" operations.