Monthly Archives: May 2010

Superbug infection rates from every hospital ward to be published every week Thousands of C. difficile infections still occurring every year in NHS hospitals, despite being fully preventible by good isolation and aseptic practices Hospital patients are to be told … Continue reading

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Cancer experts from across Europe call for expensive cancer drug on NHS Cancer experts from more than 30 hospitals across Europe have joined a campaign to get an expensive life-extending drug on the NHS. The doctors have called on the … Continue reading

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Tragedy of GP who watched wife die after begging NHS hospital to do cancer test for SEVEN MONTHS Interesting that even a doctor can’t get an NHS hospital to budge As an experienced GP, Uday Pathak had good reason to … Continue reading

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Old lady, 92, dies by the roadside after two NHS doctors missed her fatal heart problems A 92-YEAR-OLD woman died minutes after being discharged from hospital when two doctors missed the fact she had suffered a heart attack. Evelyn Jones … Continue reading

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Authoritarian medicine in Britain If the bureaucrats think you are a bit dumb, you even lose ownership of your own body A leading judge gave an NHS trust permission yesterday to sedate a cancer patient with a phobia of hospitals … Continue reading

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Hundreds of British liver cancer patients denied drug lifeline Hundreds of liver cancer patients will have their lives cut short by a ban on the only drug that can help them. The NHS rationing body National Institute for Health and … Continue reading

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NHS hospital faces large fine over disabled man, 21, who died after getting his head trapped in protective bed bars Brief mention of this appeared here yesterday A hospital’s failure to adhere to health and safety rules was a “significant … Continue reading

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