Monthly Archives: January 2011

Disabled teenager died of swine flu after being refused GP appointment A disabled teenager who was refused a GP appointment died two weeks later after contracting swine flu and pneumonia. Katie Waring’s devastated parents, Ken and Eveline, claim she could … Continue reading

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Patient care at risk under NHS reforms, experts warn Patients could be denied hip, knee and hernia operations under unprecedented reforms to the NHS, the Royal College of Surgeons has warned ahead of a crucial Commons debate. Operations could be … Continue reading

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Ambulance crew ‘leaves dying cancer woman waiting in pain for 12 HOURS’ Marian Spence, 76, was left in agony after paramedics failed to arrive to take her from her sheltered accommodation to a nearby nursing home, which had the powerful … Continue reading

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The diabetic man trying to GAIN weight because he is not fat enough to qualify for a NHS gastric bypass Even though the bureaucracy admits it would save them money to treat him A 20-stone [280lb.] man is desperately trying … Continue reading

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Mother dies after 5-hour hospital wait ‘because NHS emergency room was clogged up with drunks’ A grieving husband has attacked A&E services for prioritising drunk patients, after his seriously sick wife waited five hours to see a doctor. Laura Martin, … Continue reading

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NHS ‘wasting billions with no benefits for patients’ on cash incentives for GPs Paying GPs cash incentives to improve healthcare often fails to produce the desired results, a damning report says today. It accuses the NHS of wasting billions on … Continue reading

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Mother gives birth in hospital toilet bowl as midwives ‘ignore desperate calls for help’ A mother who gave birth to her daughter in a hospital toilet said staff had ignored her desperate screams for help. Sharon Willoughby, 40, and her … Continue reading

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