A further 19 hospitals are to have their links with disgraced television presenter Jimmy Savile investigated, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said today.
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Friday 29 March 2013
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Tuesday 06 November 2012
Britain's top policeman tonight paid tribute to one of his officers who collapsed and died while chasing two phone thieves.
Monday 01 October 2012
Eric Hobsbawm, one of the greatest British historians of the 20th century, has died at the age of 95, his family announced today.
Friday 08 June 2012
Yesterday was a landmark for altruistic kidney donation in Britain. Jeremy Laurance on the woman who started it all
Monday 13 February 2012
One of the doctors struck off over the MMR jab controversy asked the High Court today to rule his treatment "unfair and unjust".
Friday 28 October 2011
Fourteen NHS Trusts were identified yesterday with higher than expected death rates. But Barking, Havering and Redbridge was not among them – its mortality rate was better than average.
Tuesday 25 October 2011
Stroke victims are having to wait more than 24 hours for a brain scan because of "unacceptable variations" in the way hospitals operate, MPs have said.
Friday 02 September 2011
The NHS needs to cut the number of hospitals and consultants, one of its former chief executives has said. Lord Crisp, who led the service under Tony Blair from 2000 to 2006, said a new "vision" is needed for it to improve. "They need to set out a vision for the NHS and I just don't think they've done it," he said.
Thursday 01 September 2011
A teenager was left paralysed from the waist down when a spinal anaesthetic was left in too long after a routine operation, a hospital has admitted.
Thursday 01 September 2011
A cannibal killer attacked a fellow patient at a high-security psychiatric hospital, telling staff afterwards that he "wanted to eat him", an inquest heard yesterday.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
A teenage schoolgirl was left paralysed from the waist down when a spinal anaesthetic was left in too long after a routine operation, a hospital has admitted.
Friday 26 August 2011
The Moors murderer Ian Brady is to be questioned by police after allegedly assaulting a nurse.
Sunday 07 August 2011
A 20-year-old man was shot in the chest early yesterday in West Norwood, south London.
Thursday 04 August 2011
The number of NHS trusts that believe they will face severe financial pressures next year has almost doubled, according to a new report.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
The tale of Matthew Green is an inspiring one. The 40-year-old has been given an artificial heart by Papworth Hospital in Cambridge. This is the first time a British person has benefited from this medical technology.
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