An organ is sold every hour, WHO warns: Brutal black market on the rise again thanks to diseases of affluence

An organ is sold every hour, WHO warns: Brutal black market on the rise again thanks to diseases of affluence | UPDATED: 08:07 GMT, 28 May 2012 Desperate: An Indian woman shows the scar from where she sold her kidney in a black market transplant op An organ is sold once an hour, the World Health Organisation has warned, amid fears that the illegal trade is again on the rise.

NHS tourism: Health system open to abuse from foreigners and risks becoming "world health service", campaigners warn

'The world health service': 'Lax' NHS open to abuse from foreigners, campaigners warn Government has written off 35million of free treatment for health tourists over the last eight years | UPDATED: 08:13 GMT, 30 April 2012 No national standard: Mr Burns admittecd it was up to each GP whether to register a foreign national on a six-month visitor's visa GPs have too much freedom to register sick foreigners who may not be entitled to expensive British healthcare, campaigners said today.