Monthly Archives: February 2011

1 in 4 cancer cases missed: NHS GPs send away alarming number of patients, delaying vital treatment If scans were routine, this would rarely happen. But scans cost money! And the NHS has too many clerks to pay to afford … Continue reading

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Cancer sufferers refused life-extending drugs despite Government pledge Dying cancer patients have been refused costly life-extending drugs on cost grounds despite a Government promise to end the “scandal” forever. Their requests have been rejected by regional health authorities who were … Continue reading

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Total stranger delivered my baby on chair in NHS hospital waiting room – because there were no beds or staff A woman gave birth on a hospital waiting room chair with her feet propped up on a suitcase because no … Continue reading

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Black stroke victims receive much better care from the NHS than whites do A study of more than 3,800 patients found that black people were more likely to be admitted to specialist units for treatment, and to receive therapy afterwards, … Continue reading

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NHS bosses’ pay soars 50% as thousands of doctors and nurses face axe NHS bosses in charge of hospitals being forced to sack thousands of staff have seen their pay soar by up to 50 per cent in the past … Continue reading

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Rude, arrogant, lazy: Patients’ verdict on NHS staff as two in three tell of poor care Up to two in three patients are unhappy with the care they are given on the NHS, an alarming report has found. Many of … Continue reading

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How a high-tech breast scan could save your life…but because of a broken NHS pledge, you’re unlikely to get one By Dr Will Teh Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Britain, with more than 100 women being … Continue reading

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