Brave Sienna, six, who is hoping to get a voice for Christmas after being robbed of her speech by rare genetic disorder

Brave Sienna, six, who is hoping to get a voice for Christmas after being robbed of her speech by rare genetic disorderLittle girl has a rare condition called Opitz syndrome which means she cannot talkShe has communicated via computer to express her one wish: 'To talk to her mummy' | UPDATED: 07:59 GMT, 17 December 2012 Until now, Natalie Pearson has been her little girl Sienna's voice.

Dentists warned over cheap X-ray machine amid fears it could deliver 10 times too much radiation

Dentists warned over cheap X-ray machine amid fears it could deliver 10 times too much radiation Devices manufactured in China don't contain enough lead to protect patients and dentistsOne UK-based dental practice purchased one of the dangerous machines, and 'several' others have expressed interest in buying one | UPDATED: 17:19 GMT, 3 December 2012 Dentists have been warned not to buy a hand held X-ray machine which exposes patients to 10 times the recommended dose of radiation.

The new MRI scanner that won"t give you claustrophobia

The new MRI scanner that won't give you claustrophobia | UPDATED: 01:09 GMT, 27 November 2012 Every day, hundreds of patients undergo magnetic resonance imaging scans (MRI scans) — and every day many of those patients will ask to get out of the machine before doctors have even had time to take the scan.

The great hospital robbery: Defibrillators, baby heart monitors, even beds – thieves are walking out of NHS wards with vital equipment

The great hospital robbery: Defibrillators, baby heart monitors, even beds – thieves are walking out of NHS wards with vital equipment | UPDATED: 01:32 GMT, 25 September 2012 You may think that even the lowest, most callous criminal would draw the line at stealing life-saving medical equipment such as baby heart monitors and emergency resuscitation systems from NHS hospitals.

Cuts could be forcing doctors to operate with outdated equipment

Cuts could be forcing doctors to operate with outdated equipment Only one in six keyhole surgery theatres meet highest standards for equipment safety | UPDATED: 16:21 GMT, 9 July 2012 Financial constraints on the NHS could lead to doctors operating on patients with outdated equipment, surgeons have warned.

"We want her to die at home": Parents who flew their cancer-stricken daughter, 7, to Mexico for last-ditch treatment discover they need…

'We want her to die at home': Parents who flew their cancer-stricken daughter, 7, to Mexico for last-ditch treatment appeal for 140,000 needed to fly her back to Britain Doctors refuse to let her fly home to Scotland without medical support Family must pay for a private jet big enough for the specialist equipment | UPDATED: 16:08 GMT, 21 June 2012 The family of a cancer-stricken little girl pleaded for help today after they faced the dawning reality that she could die stranded in Mexico.

Maimed by the NHS: Catalogue of errors revealed as patients are KILLED by drugs meant for others

Maimed by the NHS: Catalogue of errors revealed as patients are KILLED by drugs meant for others Officials logged 760 'serious untoward incidents' last year in the NHSMore than 4,000 needed further treatment after doctors gave them accidental injury 310,000 paid out to people who found out that surgeons operated on the wrong part of their body | UPDATED: 16:26 GMT, 30 March 2012 A terrifying catalogue of people have been left injured, maimed and poisoned by negligent medics, new NHS figures reveal.