Army wife faces losing her eyesight as NHS chiefs refuse to pay for injections in postcode lottery

Army wife faces losing her eyesight as NHS chiefs refuse to pay for injections in postcode lottery Dawn Thomas has almost lost vision in her left eye and is having trouble with her right eyeSouth Staffordshire PCT said her case was not 'exceptional enough' but are now reviewing the decision | UPDATED: 14:56 GMT, 6 August 2012 An Army wife with a rare eye condition faces going blind unless health chiefs fund sight-saving treatment.

Consultant paid 1m by debt-ridden NHS trust now to get 200,000 for 10 weeks work from another struggling hospital

Cost-cutting consultant paid 1m by debt-ridden NHS trust now gets 100,000 for a two day week at another struggling hospital Tim Bolot has six month contract at Queen's Hospital in Burton, Staffs | UPDATED: 17:15 GMT, 23 July 2012 Tim Bolot, who was a consultant for Southern Healthcare and is now employed by Queen's Hospital in Burton A hospital is paying a serial finance 'trouble-shooter' the equivalent of an annual salary of more than 200,000 to rescue it from dire straits.

"Prove that you"re disabled": What council told woman in wheelchair when she asked for key to toilets

'PROVE you're disabled': What council told wheelchair-bound spina bifida sufferer when she tried to use toilets Nicola Parnell said staff told her to go home and come back with evidence she really had spina bifida | UPDATED: 17:32 GMT, 5 June 2012 A woman in a wheelchair who asked for a key to the disabled toilets was horrified when council staff told her to provide proof that she really had spina bifida.

Toddler who lost hands to meningitis enjoys her first real Christmas – using special cutlery to eat a turkey dinner

Toddler who lost hands to meningitis enjoys her first real Christmas – using special cutlery to eat a turkey dinner Parents reveal how they could only look on in horror as toddler fought life-threatening blood-poisoning bugThis will be Kaiya”s first proper Christmas, says her mother A young girl who spent last Christmas battling for her life in hospital will enjoy her first festive dinner this year – despite losing her fingers and a foot to meningitis.