The nurses too busy to save a life: In this shocking – and revealing – diary, a nurse on a typical hospital ward says a lack of basic care and…

The nurses too busy to save a life: In this shocking – and revealing – diary, a nurse on a typical hospital ward says a lack of basic care and compassion by overworked staff is costing patients' lives | UPDATED: 23:52 GMT, 18 June 2012 The NHS at its best is brilliant, but a new book by a male nurse claims that too often it lets patients down, not through direct negligence, but due to small omissions and a lack of care and time that, added up, can have devastating results.

Cancer tragedy of the women targeted by cigarette adverts in post-war years

Lung cancer tragedy of the women targeted by cigarette adverts in post-war yearsMore will die from lung cancer than any other form Women are paying a deadly price for being targeted by tobacco advertisers in the post-war years, health experts claimed yesterday.