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'Our children would still have their mum': Husband shares his heartache at losing his wife to cancer after she was told her smear test result was 'normal'
Mother-of-two Louisa Foster, Granborough Buckinghamshire, died from cervical cancer aged 35 in 2013, five years after medical staff wrongly recorded the results of her smear test as normal.
'Dull dull dull': Tory grandees join backlash against 'timid' May as she faces demands to pump billions more into NHS
Tory grandees joined a backlash against Theresa May today as Sir Nicholas Soames branded her Government 'dull, dull, dull'.
NHS 111 calls could be answered by ROBOTS within two years in a controversial attempt to ease overstretched staff's workloads
NHS England says it is likely smartphones will become 'the primary method of accessing health services'. By 2020, nearly 16 million queries may be processed by algorithms.
A look inside the gleaming new hospital in Calais with no waiting lists that's begging for NHS patients to treat... and they'll guarantee you a room to yourself, writes SUE REID
Two years ago, the Centre Hospitalier de Calais signed a revolutionary agreement with NHS England so it can treat English patients and charge the NHS.
One's number one cut! William pays £180 for a buzzcut from Kate's hairdresser 'after Prince Harry teased him about his baldness'
Prince William debuted his new £180 look on Thursday as he backed the national roll out of a recruitment drive to help veterans find work in the NHS, while visiting a hospital in London.
Nurse, 53, who dedicated 35 years of her life to the NHS dies 'after being left in agony by doctors who had 40 other patients to treat before her’
Jeanette Bailey, 53, from Manchester was a highly regarded and caring theatre sister looking after young mothers at a maternity unit.
'Time to raise your game Prime Minister': Tory MP Nick Boles launches extraordinary attack on May's leadership tearing into her on housing, the NHS and the John Worboys case
Conservative MP Nick Boles accused his party leader of 'lacking ambition' and told her to 'raise your game' in an extraordinary attack on Twitter.
Ambulance delays led to 40 patients dying or suffering harm, reveals whistleblower and claims a 16-hour wait caused someone to 'freeze to death'
The source at the East of England Ambulance Service said one of the deaths was Marie Norris, 81, who died at her home in Clacton, Essex, after waiting almost four hours for an ambulance.
'Drink warm milk': What NHS staff told Westminster terror survivor, 19, when the trauma left him unable to sleep
Travis Frain, 19, from Darwen in Lancashire, suffered a broken leg, broken hand, a torn ligament, whiplash and cuts to his hand and arm in the Westminster terror attack.
NHS is 'haemorrhaging' nurses as one in 10 quit in A YEAR, causing the number leaving the profession to outweigh those joining by 3,000 over the past 12 months
Some 33,000 nurses quit in one year, which is enough to staff more than 20 hospitals and is up by 20 per cent since 2012 to 2013. This adds extra pressure to already strained hospitals.
Pakistani NHS doctor, 38, is told to leave the UK next week despite 30,000-strong petition calling for the 'bonkers' Home Office decision to be reversed
Dr Syed Kazmi, who works at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, has been challenging the threatened deportation in the courts.The 38-year-old had his visa renewal rejected over a tax issue.
NHS bosses urged GPs to purchase a CHEAPER flu jab that doesn't protect against deadly 'Japanese flu', leaked files reveal
NHS England asked doctors to purchase the trivalent jab - which offers no protection against the B Yamagata strain, referred to as 'Japanese flu', according to documents obtained by HSJ.
Do you struggle to nod off? Professor of neuroscience and psychology reveals his top five tips for restless sleepers
One in three people regular suffer from difficulty sleeping, says the NHS. The University of California Berkeley's Professor Matthew Walker shares his advice for ensuring you get a restful night.
We must give the NHS £100m a week to beat Corbyn, says Boris: Foreign Secretary demands Government adopt Vote Leave pledge because of voters' concerns about funding
Boris Johnson wants Theresa May to counter the threat of Jeremy Corbyn by pledging to give the NHS an extra £100million a week. Pictured: Boris speaking in Canada yesterday.
The shocking moment a father fighting for his life in intensive care had his desperate calls for extra fluids ignored - because a nurse was too busy having her hair played with
EXCLUSIVE: Alan Ford, who spent 15 days in intensive care at Blackpool Victoria Hospital fighting for his life, recorded the horrific clip from his bed. He described it as 'out of order'.
Woman, 22, was left lying on A&E floor in agony for 5 HOURS using her coat as a pillow because there were no free beds
Kyra Dew, who suffers from endometriosis, was rushed to Hereford County Hospital after she collapsed at home, but she was told she would have to wait for a bed to become available.
Revealed: Multi-million pound 'diploma mill' in Pakistan selling fake degrees to thousands of British students
More than 3,000 phoney qualifications were bought by UK-based customers from IT company, Axact, between 2013 and 2014.
Boris Johnson is accused of 'conning' the public over the cost of the EU after he reignites row over his claim that Brexit means £350m a week for NHS by insisting it will be £88m HIGHER
Tory Remainer Anna Soubry branded the Foreign Secretary 'irresponsible' for provocatively claiming the figure branded on the Vote Leave bus (pictured) was too low.
'Been in A&E for five hours... Meanwhile the nurse is booking her holidays': Patient waiting in 'England's worst emergency unit' catches nurse 'looking at beach resorts on her computer'
The picture covertly taken at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, Essex, was shared on a community Facebook page. Bosses said the unnamed nurse was being 'managed accordingly'.
Could gazing at old family holiday snaps help rescue my memory? NHS boss diagnosed with Alzheimer's at 58 tells of the disease robbing her of precious memories and her sadness at leaving work
Three years ago, Wendy Mitchell (centre) was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Though devastated, the NHS manager, from Yorkshire, was determined to remain upbeat.
Health bosses hand medical records of 180,000 British lung cancer patients to US firm working for one of world's biggest tobacco companies
The medical records of almost 180,000 British lung cancer patients have been handed over to a firm working for Philip Morris International, who own Marlboro and several other tobacco brands.
The trans trap: Women who identify as men are NOT offered routine NHS breast cancer screening... but men who identify as women WILL get smear tests
Women who believe they are men are not being offered routine NHS screening for breast and cervical cancer but men living as women are being invited for cervical smear tests.
400 maternity blunders a day: One in five births are hit by errors and 64,000 harmed the mother or her baby
A rise in the UK birth rate due to migration coupled with a shortage in midwives, an increase in overweight mothers and women having children later in life all contributed, doctors said.
Ex-Tory backbencher claims minister 'tried to bribe' him to stay silent over a boy's death due to A&E cuts
A book by a former Tory MP Nick de Bois claims the Minister offered to make him a trade envoy if he agreed not to ask David Cameron, during PMQs, about claims a boy had died due to A&E cuts.
What it's like to lose your mind... bit by bit: Haunting diary of NHS boss who was diagnosed with dementia at 58
In a powerful and deeply affecting memoir, former NHS manager Wendy Mitchell, 61, from Yorkshire gives the first-ever account of what it’s like to suffer from dementia.
Patients are urged to get on ferries and Eurostar for treatment in CALAIS amid the NHS' winter crisis - but critics say they deserve more than being 'forced to cross the Channel for care'
Calais Hospital, ran in partnership with health chiefs in south Kent, is able to offer 'fast care to any NHS patient' - as hospitals in England reach crisis point.
93 dead in flu outbreak: Mother 'broken' after teenage daughter, 18, dies of bug sweeping UK as deaths soar by 77% in a week as country struggles against aggressive 'Aussie' and 'Japanese' strains
At least 93 people have lost their lives to the flu already this winter - 85 in England and eight in Scotland. Nearly 2,000 people have been left in hospital from the virus.
NHS crisis is now the worst on record: A&E waiting times reach their highest levels, nearly 17,000 patients are left in the back of ambulances, and 24 hospital trusts announce they have NO free beds
Data from NHS England shows that over 6,000 more people waited more than half an hour in an ambulance in the first week of January than in early December.
Theresa May is warned patients are 'dying prematurely' in corridors amid 'intolerable' safety risks, reveals leaked letter from A&E chiefs
A leaked letter, written by the bosses of 60 casualty units across England, reveals there are 'serious concerns' about patient safety amid the NHS' worst winter on record.
'Aussie flu' is 'more severe than the Swine flu' pandemic of 2009 which killed nearly 300,000 people across the world, expert warns
EXCLUSIVE: The warning from Professor Peter Horby at Oxford University comes after grandmother Wendy Waite, 47, from Wiltshire, was left suicidal from the killer virus.
Hundreds of doctors are abroad 'training' at luxury ski resorts while the NHS faces a winter crisis - and they can even charge taxpayers for the trips
Some 500 medics from a variety of specialisms are due to attend a four-day conference in Val d'Isere in France later this month. The doctors are away during major NHS crisis.
Queen's bridesmaid back in her own bed after hospital ordeal: Lady Pamela Hicks convalescing at home after spending 20 hours on an NHS trolley
The Queen's bridesmaid, Lady Pamela Hicks, is convalescing at home in Oxfordshire after spending 20 hours on an NHS trolley waiting for a hospital bed after contracting pneumonia.
How much sun you really need to get enough vitamin D this winter: It's far more than you think! NHS dermatologist draws on nearly 20 years' experience to reveal some surprising truth about your skin
Dr Rachael Morris-Jones is a dermatology consultant at King's College Hospital in London. She breaks down the do's and the don'ts when it comes to our skin.
Queen's bridesmaid, 88, is kept on an NHS trolley for 20 HOURS after contracting pneumonia because every bed in a hospital was being used
Lady Pamela Hicks, who is the daughter of Earl Mountbatten and a cousin of Prince Philip, was taken to a hospital near her Oxfordshire home in an ambulance in the middle of the night.
A leaked memo from the Churchill Hospital in Oxford revealed that a 40 per cent shortfall in nurses could result in cutbacks for the terminally ill and delays to their treatments starting.
UK faces a 'double-whammy' of 'Aussie flu' cases as kids head back to school and experts warn of an 'EXCEPTIONAL' outbreak as travellers return from flu-hit France
The European country has been rocked by the killer virus, with nearly 12,000 people having been left hospitalised and more than 30 dead. Most cases were caused by H3N2 - known as 'Aussie flu'.
How to cure the NHS... two aspirins and a large brandy: RICHARD LITTLEJOHN wonders how many people crowding into casualty are really sick enough to go to hospital
RICHARD LITTLEJOHN asks: 'Whatever happened to the common cold? It would start with a few sniffles, when you were "sickening" and make a full recovery within a week or so.'
The diabetes patients denied Theresa's life-changing patch: Postcode lottery means device that monitors glucose levels without finger-prick tests is not available to all
Theresa May sported a diabetes patch the size of a £2 coin on TV a few weeks ago. But people like George Hakes, from Cambridge, London, are being denied the same device.
Now Channel 4 admits introducing a well-known Labour activist as a 'junior doctor' in a debate over the NHS winter crisis just days after BBC allowed pro-Corbyn supporting nurse to attack government on air
Dagan Lonsdale, a medic from London, was introduced only as a 'junior doctor' when he appeared on the TV news show last week and criticised the government over the state of the health service.
Health tourist racks up Britain's biggest ever unpaid NHS bill after saddling hospital with £530,000 debt
Health tourism is costing the NHS £2billion a year and freedom of information figures show a non-EU patient was treated at a Manchester hospital last year - but has still not paid the £530,000 bill.
You are too old to have IVF, NHS tells men over 55: Experts warn treatment is being 'rationed' despite age not affecting their chances of having a baby
Fertility experts have warned the NHS is ‘rationing’ IVF for older men, despite evidence that age does not affect their chances of having a baby.
Could all NHS staff be forced to have the flu jab? Britain's top doctor calls for 'serious debate' following outbreak of 'Aussie' virus across the UK
Latest official figures show that 40 per cent of frontline NHS staff in England have not been vaccinated. If the flu jab were made compulsory, employees who refused it could be sacked.
Could THIS be why you have to wait weeks to see your doctor? GPs are spending nearly 400,000 DAYS each year on proving they are fit to practice
A survey of 870 British GPs by Pulse magazine suggests that the 'collating of information' to prove they are fit to practice, known as revalidation, is only adding to their workload.
Life-saving operation for baby with a hole in her heart is cancelled FIVE TIMES because of NHS delays
Evelyn Johnston-Smith, one, was born with a hole in her heart has had a life-saving op cancelled five time because of NHS delays.
NHS reels as flu epidemic bites: Spike in hospital admissions, GPs overwhelmed, half a million calls to helpline...and worse to come
The number of patients admitted to hospital with the virus have trebled in a week and family doctors say they are overwhelmed. Health officials are urging Brits to take precautions.
Jeremy Corbyn leads attacks on the government over NHS crisis... while sunning himself on holiday 5,000 miles away in Mexico
Jeremy Corbyn has been churning out criticism of the Government over the NHS crisis. But as Theresa May visited hospitals yesterday, the Labour leady was relaxing in sunny Mexico.
ASK THE DOCTOR: Everything EVERY over 65 needs to know about the FLU JAB: DR MARTIN SCURR answers readers' health questions
As the Mail reported yesterday, NHS England has written to all GPs saying that the flu vaccine has ‘showed no significant effectiveness in this group over recent seasons’.
The flu jab doesn’t work for over-75s, health chiefs admit: NHS bosses order GPs to switch to vaccine used in Europe for 20 years
Health chiefs have admitted the current flu jab is ineffective for over-75s and ordered doctors to switch to a new version after NHS England said the vaccine has shown little effectiveness
'This is about life and death': BBC's Andrew Marr lashes Theresa May over NHS winter crisis as he tells her if he suffered his stroke this year he could have died because of A&E delays
Andrew Marr said delays to emergency treatment were a 'life and death matter' and recalled his own illness in January 2013 in an interview with Prime Minister Theresa May.
NHS trusts beg doctors and nurses to have flu jabs to stop epidemic spreading to Britain from France
NHS trusts are failing to get doctors and nurses to have flu jabs despite fears of a flu epidemic spreading to Britain from France.
Shocked nurses earning just a fraction of that figure have accused GPs of 'holding the NHS to ransom' over the festive period after the rates were revealed.
Theresa May could DELAY promoting Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to her deputy after NHS winter shambles forced him to apologise to patients who were unable to get operations
It is understood the Prime Minister will spend the weekend considering to keep Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt in his current role until spring due to the deepening crisis in the NHS.
Shocking photographs show patients ‘forced to lie on the FLOOR with people stepping over them’ at a busy Yorkshire hospital amid winter NHS chaos
Images taken at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield on January 2 by a 57-year-old woman show members of the public being forced to sleep on floors.
How busy is YOUR hospital? NHS statistics reveal how the winter crisis has crippled trusts across the country leaving some with NO free beds
Between Christmas Day and New Year's Eve, some 22 hospital trusts reported they were full and operating at 100 per cent capacity, according to NHS England data analysed by MailOnline.
Tory politician breaks down in tears as she tells how her 91-year-old father was 'badly let down' by the NHS before his death
Janet Finch-Saunders, the outspoken Assembly Member for Aberconwy in the Welsh Assembly, said she was not allowed 'the dignity of being with my dad when he was physically dying'.
Daughter, 24, writes an open letter to the Prime Minister after her 84-year-old father waits for 3 HOURS in an ambulance outside an A&E unit as her eye-opening clip shows 15 ambulances being forced to queue up outside
Annie White, a trainee jeweller, penned a Facebook note to Theresa May following her father’s delay after he fell at his home in Barwell, Leicestershire, on Tuesday.
NHS consultant cardiologist who was accused of sexually harassing three junior doctors is sacked for gross misconduct - nearly a year after staff raised fears they felt 'unable to escalate'
Palaniappan Saravanan has now lost his licence with the General Medical Council after being reported to the regulator by the trust, which dismissed him in November.
Do YOU live in an 'Aussie flu' hotspot? Map reveals the worst hit areas in the UK as Government data shows deaths have DOUBLED in the space of a week
Plymouth has been hit the hardest, with 14 new cases in the past three weeks, followed by Doncaster with eight new incidences, Durham with five, Dumfries and Galloway with three, and Sutton with two.
'Take your elderly home to free beds': Now NHS chiefs urge relatives to help them ease crisis on the wards
Experts are particularly worried about an aggressive flu strain, H3N2 – responsible for Australia's worst flu epidemic in 50 years.
May finally apologises as nearly 17,000 patients were stuck in ambulances waiting for beds to become free in overstretched A&E departments in the week the NHS announced delays to 55,000 operations
Prime Minister Theresa May has apologised for the delays to 55,000 NHS operations during a visit today to Frimley Park Hospital near Camberley. Her comments follow new NHS England statistics.
'Aussie flu' deaths DOUBLE in a week: Government data reveals the UK is succumbing to two aggressive strains of the killer virus at the same time
Public Health England data also shows the killer virus has left 1,078 in hospital - a quarter of which because of so-called 'Aussie flu', a virulent strain of influenza A known as H3N2.
The British Fertility Society said women seeking to change sex should be allowed NHS funding to freeze their eggs in the same way as women left infertile by cancer treatment.
The flu jab DOESN'T work: Officials admit that a vaccine already dished out to thousands of patients may be targeting the wrong strain
Public Health England has announced the trivalent vaccine is not effective against a common type of influenza B which is currently circulating.
Ambulances called to the same home more than 3,500 TIMES in a year – despite only 1% of the calls needing hospital treatment
Paramedics were requested from an address in Barnet, North London, 3,594 times. The 10 most prolific callers in the UK used the emergency services over 10,000 times.
NHS bosses have failed to declare nearly £4 MILLION of luxurious pay outs - including VIP tickets to watch Manchester United and Beyonce
Regional health trusts accepted £5,027,818 from firms between 2015 and 2017, according to freedom of information data from all 207 clinical commissioning groups in England.
Crisis, what crisis? Now May denies the NHS is in crisis despite 55,000 operations cancelled because of winter pressures as medics now describe hospital scenes as ‘battlefields’
Mrs May rejected claims that the NHS is in 'crisis' saying the health service is better prepared 'than ever before' during a visit to Wokingham today. She said she understood if people felt disappointed.
Woman with baby struggling to breathe is told to DRIVE to hospital as 24 ambulances queued for up to FIVE hours to hand over patients to chaotic A&E on New Year's Eve
Portsmouth's Queen Alexandra Hospital declared an 'internal incident' on Sunday. This is a higher status than an extremely serious 'black alert' situation.
Almost 100,000 NHS staff have taken at least a MONTH off work to deal with emotional stress in the last three years, 'unsurprising' figures show
Figures released by 170 trusts across Britain showed a total of 91,364 employees took more than a month off to deal with stress, anxiety, or another mental health-related issue.
Winter crisis cripples the NHS: Up to 55,000 operations are postponed, patients are to be put on mixed wards and senior doctors will man doors at A&E to turn away non-urgent cases
In an unprecedented move, NHS chiefs demanded radical action to free up beds and medical staff. Casualty units are under ‘extreme and sustained’ pressure with flu cases on the rise.
Keep away from 'Third World' A&E: Units plead with patients to only come in with life-threatening conditions
Some NHS staff said the pressures in A&Es were the worst they’d known in 30 years amid signs that many hospitals were struggling to cope.
'Aussie flu' continues its rampage as the NHS struggles to cope: Official data shows cases of the killer virus have surged by 48% in a week
Some 1,649 people were struck down with flu in England and Wales as temperatures plummeted over the week of Christmas. The virus spreads easier in the cold weather.
Oh, the relief of finding an answer to my back pain after FORTY YEARS! How one retired nurse who had given up hope finally found a treatment that worked
After four decades of excruciating back pain, retired nurse Beverley Palmer had given up hope of ever finding relief. Then last year, she finally found a treatment that worked.
More than 17,000 people rally to stop the deportation of a 'hard-working and respected NHS doctor' after the Home Office blocked the Pakistani medic's visa over an outstanding tax affair
Dr Syed Kamzi (pictured), 38, moved to the UK nine years ago to work for the NHS at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham. He has been described as talented and dedicated by previous patients.
A&E consultant apologises for the 'third world conditions' at his hospital, which saw it run out of CORRIDORS to house patients because of overcrowding
Dr Richard Fawcett, who works at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, posted the heartfelt tweet which described the reality of the NHS winter crisis for many A&E departments across the country.
Please use the NHS 'responsibly', health chiefs tell patients after eight million missed appointments cost £1billion in a year
Jane Cummings, chief nursing officer for England, warned that patients who do not turn up are making things much harder when resources are stretched.
Over 2,500 health tourists flew into Britain to have their babies delivered for free on the NHS last year
Taxpayers were left with a bill of £10m after 2,631 health tourists gave birth for free in English hospitals, according to responses from Freedom of Information requests to nearly 100 trusts.
Is the rise of the robosurgeon a revolution or rip-off? Humans love them and they're taking over NHS operations... but new studies suggest they're no better than real medics
Robotic surgeons are on the march. Across the NHS they are taking over thousands of operations from their human counterparts for prostate cancer or kidney and bladder surgery
A private room after giving birth on the NHS? That'll be £450 a night (but you'll also get slippers and a stocked fridge)
Women are told they will still receive the usual NHS care given to women who opt for a ward. Amenity rooms at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford cost up to £450 a night, analysis shows.
Now 100 Whitehall health penpushers are paid more than the Prime Minister as patients face NHS rationing threat
Figures released by the Government show that 100 officials now take home more than Theresa May's £150,402 – a total which has more than doubled in just four years.