The Sutton Guardian report:

Biting insects, maggots and rats are just some of the revolting infestations Epsom and St Helier hospitals have called out pest control for.

A freedom of information request revealed bugs have been going around the hospitals including cockroaches and fleas, putting vulnerable patients in danger.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.