An NHS sign is seen at St Thomas' Hospital in central London. Body parts including amputated limbs and waste from cancer treatment have been retained rather than disposed of by a major NHS supplier, prompting the government’s emergency committee to take action. Photo: Reuters

Body parts pile up as NHS supplier fails to dispose of ‘anatomical’ human waste

There was 350 tonnes of it in September at the company’s disposal plant, five times more than the permitted level

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An NHS sign is seen at St Thomas' Hospital in central London. Body parts including amputated limbs and waste from cancer treatment have been retained rather than disposed of by a major NHS supplier, prompting the government’s emergency committee to take action. Photo: Reuters
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