Monthly Archives: January 2012

Incredible! NHS radiographer who groped five colleagues ‘was not sexually motivated’ says tribunal as he escapes being struck off Does the NHS really need blacks brutes who can do no wrong? A radiographer who was accused of groping five colleagues … Continue reading

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How can this boy of four be labelled clinically obese? More NHS stupidity: They say he is at risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes. They should mind their own business — particularly seeing they make such a bad job … Continue reading

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Hundreds of patients have operations cancelled as hospital trust’s £4m new IT system fails Hundreds of patients have had operations cancelled or been given appointments at non-existent clinics after the failure of a £3.9 million new computer system. Major glitches in … Continue reading

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NHS ‘in peril’ if health reforms fail, warn senior GPs The NHS will be ‘in peril’ if the Government’s controversial health reforms are prevented from going ahead, a group of senior GPs have warned. In a letter to The Daily … Continue reading

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Number waiting over four hours in casualty soars by 40% in one year since targets were scrapped The number of patients spending more than four hours in casualty has jumped 40 per cent in a year. The figure rose to … Continue reading

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Nurses didn’t give a damn. But I wasn’t going to let my gran die Doctors told Hazel they could do nothing for her grandmother. But, as her shocking yet inspiring diary reveals, she nursed her back to health with love, … Continue reading

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The perfect storm that threatens the NHS The NHS is facing an enormous funding crisis. To avert it, we must be more innovative in integrating our health and social services, says Chris Skidmore. As Andrew Dilnot has stated, the fact … Continue reading

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NHS GPs sent me away 13 times and dismissed me as neurotic. Now I’ve been told that I am dying of cancer No scans. Scans cost money A mother has been given 18 months to live after doctors failed to … Continue reading

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Four patients die thirsty or starving EVERY DAY on British hospital wards show damning new statistics Four patients are dying hungry and thirsty on hospital wards every day, shocking figures reveal. Dehydration or malnutrition directly caused or was linked to … Continue reading

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‘Extraordinarily painful’ death of woman who waited TEN weeks for proper treatment of severe burns from hospital A mother who suffered severe burns while cooking has died after waiting almost a month to see a specialist. Shamim Akhtar, a 66-year-old … Continue reading

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