Monthly Archives: May 2013

Policeman who had his leg amputated after waiting 13 hours to be seen in A&E to receive £600,000 compensation An award-winning police officer is in line for a £600,000 compensation payout after doctors delayed his treatment for so long they … Continue reading

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Sick nurse lost baby after hospital ignored her fears and sent her home in agony A heavily pregnant nurse lost her baby when she went to hospital with an agonising infection – but was sent home with painkillers. Lekha James … Continue reading

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Breast cancer survivor has just weeks to live after being refused a scan which would have identified FOUR deadly brain tumours Scans cost money A breast cancer survivor has just weeks to live after doctors missed four deadly tumours growing … Continue reading

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Yes, we ARE angry about our GPs: SANDRA PARSONS lambasted doctors who won’t visit out of hours… and the response from patients and NHS staff was overwhelming My column on Wednesday, highlighting the fact that patients who can’t get out-of-hours … Continue reading

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Watch out… soon GPs will ban patients altogether! The NHS should be renamed care Not Holidays, Saturday or Sundays If you’re going to get sick, please can you try to plan it well in advance, preferably before 5pm, Monday to … Continue reading

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Pensioner with penicillin allergy dies after being given injection containing the drug ‘because hospital staff didn’t move Post-it note to check medical records’ An 80-year-old patient died in hospital days after he was given a drug to which he was … Continue reading

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Government orders GPs to take charge of out of hours care as row escalates Family doctors need to accept that “the buck stops with them” and rediscover the idea of taking responsibility for their patients, the Health Secretary has said. … Continue reading

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