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Revealed, the NHS's £250m bill for treating patients after private surgery gone wrong: How most private hospitals can't handle emergencies so rush patients to A&E - at taxpayer's expense 

22/01/18 23:09

22/01/18 20:31

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.

22/01/18 15:45

Tory grandees joined a backlash against Theresa May today as Sir Nicholas Soames branded her Government 'dull, dull, dull'.

22/01/18 15:36

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.

20/01/18 11:02

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.

20/01/18 08:06

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.

20/01/18 02:05

Jeanette Bailey, 53, from Manchester was a highly regarded and caring theatre sister looking after young mothers at a maternity unit.

20/01/18 00:24

Conservative MP Nick Boles accused his party leader of 'lacking ambition' and told her to 'raise your game' in an extraordinary attack on Twitter.

20/01/18 00:20

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.

19/01/18 16:40

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.

19/01/18 12:53

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.

18/01/18 18:39

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.

17/01/18 18:08

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.

17/01/18 16:17

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.

17/01/18 13:52

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.

17/01/18 11:56

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'.

17/01/18 10:37

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.

16/01/18 19:04

More than 3,000 phoney qualifications were bought by UK-based customers from IT company, Axact, between 2013 and 2014.

16/01/18 15:21

Tory Remainer Anna Soubry branded the Foreign Secretary 'irresponsible' for provocatively claiming the figure branded on the Vote Leave bus (pictured) was too low.

15/01/18 18:04

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'.

15/01/18 16:50

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.

15/01/18 11:03

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.

15/01/18 07:35

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.

15/01/18 05:27

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.

14/01/18 15:33

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.

14/01/18 01:58

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.

12/01/18 19:57

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.

12/01/18 10:56

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.

12/01/18 09:14

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.

11/01/18 15:30

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.

11/01/18 10:46

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.

11/01/18 08:42

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.

11/01/18 02:02

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.

10/01/18 11:24

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.

10/01/18 08:44

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.

10/01/18 02:38

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.

09/01/18 15:18

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'.

09/01/18 13:07

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.'

09/01/18 06:55

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.

08/01/18 15:28

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.

08/01/18 12:53

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.

08/01/18 10:43

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.

08/01/18 10:38

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.

08/01/18 09:59

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.

08/01/18 09:36

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.

08/01/18 02:01

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.

08/01/18 01:58

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.

08/01/18 01:43

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’.

08/01/18 01:29

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

07/01/18 18:32

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.

07/01/18 13:33

NHS trusts are failing to get doctors and nurses to have flu jabs despite fears of a flu epidemic spreading to Britain from France.

07/01/18 13:06

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.

06/01/18 16:40

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.

06/01/18 14:42

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.

05/01/18 21:12

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.

05/01/18 17:21

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'.

05/01/18 16:41

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.

05/01/18 06:19

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.

04/01/18 17:25

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.

04/01/18 17:23

Experts are particularly worried about an aggressive flu strain, H3N2 – responsible for Australia's worst flu epidemic in 50 years.

04/01/18 16:40

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.

04/01/18 16:01

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.

04/01/18 15:59

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.

04/01/18 15:36

Public Health England has announced the trivalent vaccine is not effective against a common type of influenza B which is currently circulating.

04/01/18 13:23

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.

04/01/18 08:18

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.

03/01/18 21:13

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.

03/01/18 17:55

Portsmouth's Queen Alexandra Hospital declared an 'internal incident' on Sunday. This is a higher status than an extremely serious 'black alert' situation.

03/01/18 16:30

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.

03/01/18 10:51

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.

03/01/18 00:29

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.

02/01/18 22:42

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.

02/01/18 21:25

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.

02/01/18 17:28

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.

02/01/18 17:04

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.

02/01/18 08:12

Jane Cummings, chief nursing officer for England, warned that patients who do not turn up are making things much harder when resources are stretched.

02/01/18 07:42

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.

02/01/18 02:13

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

02/01/18 02:07

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.

02/01/18 00:04

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.

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