In the winter, one older person dies every seven minutes. But it isn’t usually the cold weather, which causes preventable deaths but rather the effects of it, many of which are manageable.
Because of human rights, patients have a right to see their own medical records, catastrophic hospital failures must be investigated and people detained because of their mental health can get redress.
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Governments must provide information if exposing public to hazards
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The applicants were members of the armed forces present at the Christmas Island nuclear tests in the 1950s. They complained the government was hiding adverse information about the tests. The court confirmed the government must allow people to get to the truth.