The Dentist Will See You… In Three Years

A damning report reveals that dental patients are being made to wait until up to 2024 for NHS appointments. Laying bare the extent of the crisis, watchdogs said many people were turning to private care or even pulling out their own teeth, and doing DIY fillings. A number of surgeries have thousands on their waitingContinue reading “The Dentist Will See You… In Three Years”

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England’s NHS Plans To Share Patient Records With Third Parties

England’s NHS is making ready to scrap the medical records of 55 million patients, together with sensitive data related to psychological and sexual well being, prison information and the abuse of adults and youngsters, right into a database it’s going to share with third parties. The information assortment venture, which is the primary of itsContinue reading “England’s NHS Plans To Share Patient Records With Third Parties”

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NHS Doctor Who Admitted Injecting Drugs She Stole From Work To Give Her Energy

An NHS doctor remains suspended from work after stealing drugs and needles to give her an energy boost but initially blagged that they were to clean her fish tank. Dr Suzy Ling was last year suspended for 12 months for foraging equipment stocks and injecting herself while on duty at Salisbury District Hospital in Wiltshire.Continue reading “NHS Doctor Who Admitted Injecting Drugs She Stole From Work To Give Her Energy”

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One Per Cent NHS Pay Rise Is An Insult

The son of a nurse who’d inspired almost her whole family to go into the same profession before her death from coronavirus has described the one per cent pay rise for NHS staff as an insult. Linda Obiageli Udeagbala, 60, who lived in Croydon, south London, died last month after getting the virus. She’d workedContinue reading “One Per Cent NHS Pay Rise Is An Insult”

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UK Government May Start Offering Financial Rewards For Becoming Healthier

The government is expanding access to weight loss services and may start giving people financial rewards for maintaining a healthy lifestyle as part of the fight against obesity. The Department of Health and Social Care is giving the NHS and local councils in England £70 million to pay for up to 700,000 overweight or obeseContinue reading “UK Government May Start Offering Financial Rewards For Becoming Healthier”

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NHS Breast Surgeon, 57, Who Was Fired After Setting Patient On Fire

An NHS surgeon was sacked after a patient was accidentally set on fire during an operation has won almost £65,000 in a race and unfair dismissal claim. Breast specialist Obi Iwuchukwu, 57, was suspended after a woman sustained significant burns whilst he operated on her in August 2013. Mr Obi Iwuchukwu had used an alcoholContinue reading “NHS Breast Surgeon, 57, Who Was Fired After Setting Patient On Fire”

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NHS Worker Mother, 39, And Daughter, 24, Are Stabbed To Death

A mother and daughter have been stabbed to death before a man smashed a vehicle into a viaduct in a presumed double murder-suicide. Nurse Emma Robertson Coupland, 39, was stabbed outside Crosshouse Hospital in Kilmarnock, Scotland, at 7.45 pm. Her daughter Nicole Anderson, 24, was attacked 20 minutes later near a takeaway shop she workedContinue reading “NHS Worker Mother, 39, And Daughter, 24, Are Stabbed To Death”

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Police Raid Wedding With 400 Guests

It comes as people attending illegal house parties will face £800 fines as police tighten their clampdown on coronavirus rule-breaking. Home Secretary Priti Patel announced the heavy punishment for anyone attending gatherings of 15 or more people as she lashed out at revellers for spreading COVID. The penalties will increase for each repeat offence, upContinue reading “Police Raid Wedding With 400 Guests”

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London Buses Transformed Into Ambulances To Ease COVID Strain

NHS staff are planning to transport patients using two London buses that have been transformed into temporary ambulances, in another sign of the pressure COVID is putting on the capital’s health services. Most of the seats on the single-decker buses have been removed so that each can carry four patients, to relieve the intense pressureContinue reading “London Buses Transformed Into Ambulances To Ease COVID Strain”

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Boris Brings In The Army

Boris Johnson will unveil a new Army led plan to distribute Britain’s coronavirus jabs this evening as Number 10 scrambles to scale up the UK’s lagging immunisation drive. The Prime Minister is expected to announce the new plan, drawn up by senior military battlefield planners, at a Downing Street press conference at 5 pm tonight.Continue reading “Boris Brings In The Army”

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