Monthly Archives: October 2011

NHS fatcats take pay offs – then come back for more A series of NHS executives who quit their posts with lucrative payoffs have been re-employed on temporary contracts worth thousand of pounds a day. In one case an official … Continue reading

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I was driven out to protect the Great Ormond Street brand, says the whistleblowing paediatrician who could have saved Baby Peter She turned whistleblower because she feared something terrible would happen to a child When Kim Holt returns to her … Continue reading

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‘Uncaring’ NHS hospital This trust has had five different chief executives in five years, but that has not dealt with the underlying problems such as the unacceptable culture among staff. The trust is also in terrible financial trouble. The Government … Continue reading

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Another report on a horror hospital Mothers and babies are being put in danger by ‘abusive’ midwives at one of the country’s largest maternity units. A damning investigation exposed the scandal after a string of deaths of women and newborns … Continue reading

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Patients still at risk in hospital where pregnant women died Patients remain at risk of poor care in an NHS trust which has faced serious concerns after the deaths of two pregnant women, according to a report published today. An … Continue reading

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It’s not only the elderly. NHS staff don’t care about abused kids either One wonders if some of them care about anyone. Perhaps not Hundreds of babies have died at the hands of drunken, drugged or violent parents because medical … Continue reading

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Father sent home from hospital with a broken NECK after falling two storeys from a ladder and landing on his head This is the second time recently that an NHS hospital has been unable to read an X-ray of a … Continue reading

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‘Undercover nurses saved my condemned mother: Daughter pays £1,000 for private carers after NHS hospital staff said she couldn’t be saved They’re animals in the NHS A woman spent £1,000 hiring private carers to go undercover and look after her … Continue reading

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‘Chaotic and substandard’ care at Great Ormond Street Hospital led to agonising death of boy, 13, who needed half-hour operation If he had been my kid I would have popped him along to my local private hospital and he would … Continue reading

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Cutting NHS drug errors could save 16,000 lives a year, says doctor Nurses are failing to give hospital patients a fifth of drugs that they are meant to, leading to thousands of deaths, according to a doctor who is pioneering … Continue reading

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