Tag: NHS

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70,000 deaths every year are linked to couch potato lifestyle costing NHS £700m, experts warn

70,000 deaths every year are linked to couch potato lifestyle costing NHS £700m, experts warn

DESK jobs and lazy nights in front of the TV kills nearly 70,000 a year and costs the NHS £700million, a study says. Experts are urging those who s [...]
Sir Alex Ferguson raised over £400,000 for the NHS at lavish charity party after life-threatening seizure

Sir Alex Ferguson raised over £400,000 for the NHS at lavish charity party after life-threatening seizure

SIR Alex Ferguson raised £405,000 for the NHS after throwing a star- studded charity bash. The ex-Manchester United boss, 77, handed over the cash [...]
Hospitals are dealing with 580 cases of cannabis-related illness each week

Hospitals are dealing with 580 cases of cannabis-related illness each week

HOSPITALS are dealing with 580 cases of cannabis-related illness each week, NHS figures show. The number of admissions linked to the class B drug h [...]
UK crocodile attacks left seven people in hospital last year, baffling new NHS stats show

UK crocodile attacks left seven people in hospital last year, baffling new NHS stats show

JAW-DROPPING new NHS statistics have revealed at least seven people were attacked by crocodiles and alligators in England last year. The number of [...]
Brit ISIS doctor demands to come home because of ‘what he did’ for NHS as he begs for ex-patients’ help

Brit ISIS doctor demands to come home because of ‘what he did’ for NHS as he begs for ex-patients’ help

A SURGEON believed to have gone to Syria to join ISIS is now pleading to be let back into Britain, saying he used to work for the NHS and his forme [...]
A newborn underwent a traumatic medical procedure after NHS staff picked up the wrong baby

A newborn underwent a traumatic medical procedure after NHS staff picked up the wrong baby

A NEWBORN had a traumatic medical procedure meant for another tot in a hospital blunder. The bungle — a jab in the spine to draw fluid — came becau [...]
Growing delays for routine NHS operations risk ‘fuelling negligence claims’

Growing delays for routine NHS operations risk ‘fuelling negligence claims’

GROWING delays for routine NHS operations risk fuelling negligence claims, a watchdog warns. A record 4.2 million people are now on waiting lists f [...]
NHS to roll out DIY smear test kits in a pilot scheme as five milion British women shun the clinic

NHS to roll out DIY smear test kits in a pilot scheme as five milion British women shun the clinic

WOMEN will be offered DIY smear test kits by the NHS in a bid to save more lives. Uptake for the cervical cancer checks is at a 21-year low, with e [...]
British GP who ‘stole £400k NHS cash’ shot Hungarian lover, 28, dead and killed himself after quoting Bladerunner

British GP who ‘stole £400k NHS cash’ shot Hungarian lover, 28, dead and killed himself after quoting Bladerunner

A BRITISH GP who “stole £400,000 of NHS cash” shot his Hungarian lover dead and killed himself after quoting Bladerunner, an inquest he [...]
NHS now employs record 1.67 MILLION people – one in every 20 UK workers – after hiring spree

NHS now employs record 1.67 MILLION people – one in every 20 UK workers – after hiring spree

THE NHS now employs a record 1.67million staff — one in every 20 UK workers — after a new hiring spree. Job figures yesterday revealed public secto [...]
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