Monthly Archives: September 2012

Just one GP for 500,000 patients: The true scale of crisis in out-of-hours NHS cover revealed Out-of-hours GPs are being left to care on their own for up to half a million patients. Cost-cutting NHS chiefs are routinely assigning just … Continue reading

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Two newborns die after contracting a rare killer bug which swept through a neonatal unit at a scandal-hit hospital The NHS sure are good at killing babies Two newborn babies have died after contracting a rare killer bug which swept … Continue reading

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Stroke victim, 82, forced to wait an HOUR for a life-saving ambulance because health and safety rules demanded paramedic crews take a break A stroke victim was forced to wait an hour for an ambulance because staff were on a … Continue reading

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Catheters can cause infection and even lead to kidney failure: The needless indignity that’s leaving patients in agony When Emma Campbell was admitted to hospital, like millions of patients every year she was fitted with a cannula, a small tube … Continue reading

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The great hospital robbery: Defibrillators, baby heart monitors, even beds – thieves are walking out of NHS wards with vital equipment And NHS bosses couldn’t give a continental. It’s only taxpayers’s money that’s impacted You may think that even the … Continue reading

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NHS spends £4m a week on elderly who block beds with managers blaming cuts for problems getting worse The NHS is being forced to spend nearly £4million a week keeping elderly patients in hospital who are well enough to go … Continue reading

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Hospital of humiliation: Patients had to endure four nights on a day ward and were forced to use cardboard bowls to wash themselves Patients endured ‘completely unacceptable’ conditions when they were forced to stay in a hospital’s day-surgery ward for … Continue reading

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