Monthly Archives: July 2010

Incompetent NHS doctors kill woman by stopping her treatment The doctors who treated her were Christian Akubuine, Bakhtawar Shah Khattak and Vivake Roddah so, putting on my onomastic hat, it sounds like she was treated by a West African, a … Continue reading

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Babies died after junior surgeon left to cope on his own Four babies died at an NHS heart unit where managers were trying to raise the number of patients being treated in order to avoid closure, according to a damning … Continue reading

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Cash crisis hospital paid NHS chief £2,557 a day… to cut costs! A cash-strapped NHS hospital paid £2,557 a day for an interim boss, it emerged yesterday. For working just 97 days during his ten-month stint in charge, Derek Smith … Continue reading

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Bed blocking epidemic in Scottish intensive care units Thousands of beds in Scottish hospital wards earmarked for the most seriously ill patients are being ‘blocked’ by people well enough to be treated elsewhere, an official survey has found. One in … Continue reading

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Madness: MORE homeopathy on NHS as health cash is squeezed Homeopathic “remedies” are just water It has been described as ‘witchcraft’ by no less an authority than the British Medical Association. But homeopathy spending on the NHS could now rise … Continue reading

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Nurses who think it’s not their job to care: NHS forced to remind staff to feed patients Conscientious government employees? You’d have to be lucky Nurses are having to be reminded that it is part of their job to feed … Continue reading

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NHS boss disciplined for telling the truth about NHS staff A director of the Yorkshire Ambulance Service has been disciplined after making a withering attack on ‘lazy’ NHS staff through Facebook. In an online discussion, David Forster said the NHS … Continue reading

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