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Shaun Lintern

Shaun Lintern

Health Correspondent, The Independent

Shaun is the Health Correspondent at The Independent and former Bureau Chief for the Health Service Journal. He has a national focus on patient safety, quality of care and regulation in the NHS. He leads a team of journalists looking at quality and regulation issues and he specialises in investigative journalism. Shaun has been a journalist for 18 years, and helped expose the Mid Staffordshire care scandal while working as a local newspaper. He attended most days of the subsequent public inquiry and gave evidence as a witness. Since then he has become an advocate for patients and has been at the forefront of reporting developments in safety policy in the UK.