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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Tuesday 29 December 2009
The NHS has not given enough attention to hospital car parking charges, Health Secretary Andy Burnham said as he launched a consultation on the issue today.
Wednesday 16 December 2009
In the IoS Diary last week we said that Andy Burnham hadn't been to visit Stafford hospital since he took over as Health Secretary in June. But in fact he visited Stafford hospital on July 21st . We apologise to him for our error.
Tuesday 08 December 2009
A leading union called today for a moratorium on the private finance initiative after claiming that taxpayers were "locked" into £250 billion of payments on hundreds of projects.
Sunday 06 December 2009
Saturday 21 November 2009
A man has died in hospital and another victim is being treated for gunshot wounds after a shooting at a nightclub early today.
Thursday 19 November 2009
A United Arab Emirates footballer collapsed and died during a routine training session after suffering a massive heart attack yesterday.
Wednesday 11 November 2009
Tuesday 10 November 2009
A mother's wishes for her child's care outweigh a father's opinion, a right-to-die trial was told yesterday. Hospital doctors favour a mother's views on the treatment of her child and give them "particular weight", a leading paediatrician told the High Court.
Saturday 07 November 2009
Sir Elton John has been released from hospital after being treated for flu and E. coli. Sir Elton John is out of hospital and is feeling "fine" after being struck down with a bout of flu and an E.coli bacterial infection.
Thursday 05 November 2009
Sunday 01 November 2009
Two years ago she emerged from the jungles of Cambodia wild, unkempt, unable to speak and apparently having been missing for almost 20 years.
Sunday 01 November 2009
The Government will this week come under further pressure to hold a public inquiry into deaths of elderly patients at Gosport War Memorial Hospital in the 1990s, as relatives and lawyers meet Norman Lamb MP, the Lib Dem health spokesman.
Wednesday 28 October 2009
A pregnant woman in labour arrived at a hospital and asked for an all-white team of staff to deliver her baby, it was confirmed today.
Saturday 10 October 2009
Eye sight tests have discovered that Gordon Brown has two minor tears on his retina, but he will not be undergoing further operations, it was disclosed today.
Wednesday 30 September 2009
Fertility clinics have raised their success rates to record levels, despite an increase in the age of women treated. Almost one in four cycles of treatment (23.7 per cent) resulted in a live birth in 2007, up from 21.6 per cent in 2005 and 15 per cent in 1995.
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