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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Wednesday 11 May 2011
Politicians have paid tribute to the former Scotland Office minister David Cairns, who has died aged 44.
Friday 06 May 2011
Heart transplants have fallen by almost half in ten years and there are now not enough being carried out to maintain surgeons' skills, doctors warn today.
Wednesday 27 April 2011
The Aston Villa manager Gérard Houllier is expected to be discharged from hospital within the next three or four days, according to a club statement.
Tuesday 19 April 2011
The chief NHS regulator has apologised for missing clues to appalling levels of care at Stafford Hospital that developed into the worst health service scandal for a decade.
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Jockey Peter Toole was woken from an induced coma on Monday night as he continues to recover from serious injury in hospital.
Monday 11 April 2011
Plans for a Government-wide solar power scheme have been put on ice following last month's controversial cuts to the solar subsidy scheme.
Wednesday 06 April 2011
Revered Hindu holy man Sathya Sai Baba has been hospitalised and put on breathing support.
Saturday 12 March 2011
An appeals tribunal has slashed fines imposed on six construction firms for colluding, criticising Britain's consumer affairs watchdog for processes that led to "excessive and disproportionate" penalties.
Friday 04 March 2011
The Barcelona manager, Pep Guardiola, has been diagnosed with a spinal disc hernia after he was admitted to hospital suffering from acute lower back pain.
Thursday 03 March 2011
Sir Jackie Stewart was taken to hospital yesterday after falling ill while flying home from the Geneva Motor Show. The 71-year-old former world champion was on a British Airways flight to London.
Thursday 24 February 2011
Eight pupils were injured when an air weapon was fired near a school yesterday.
Wednesday 23 February 2011
Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani was admitted to hospital after reacting to medication, his family has said, contradicting rumours he had attempted suicide.
Thursday 17 February 2011
A five-month-old baby boy died after contracting a virus from another child on a hospital ward, an inquest heard today.
Wednesday 16 February 2011
It is not enough to be shocked at the report by the Health Service Ombudsman into the care of old people in Britain's hospitals, which found thousands of examples of patients who were left hungry, thirsty, unwashed, in soiled clothes, and without adequate pain relief. We have had report after report, and platitude after platitude in official responses, but nothing seems to change. Why? It is not a question of money. New Labour has pumped billions in extra resources into healthcare.
Monday 14 February 2011
In China, rescuers managed to haul a suicidal man to safety after he tried to throw himself off a 13-storey hospital.
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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