Music prodigy battling terminal disease graduates from Cambridge with 2.1

Brave music prodigy battling terminal disease graduates from Cambridge with 2.1 Alex became dangerously ill studying for his exams losing one-and-a-half stone His lung capacity is just 38 per cent and he uses an electric scooter to get aroundGifted student plans to take a gap year before pursuing his dream of becoming a conductor | UPDATED: 12:22 GMT, 28 June 2012 Alex said he was 'pleased and proud' to get his Cambridge degree.

Senior doctors told to be on duty to end annual NHS "killing season" when medical graduates start work

NHS ordered to end the 'killing season' when patient death rate jumps as thousands of graduate doctors start work Each year, the first Wednesday in August – dubbed 'Black Wednesday' – sees more than 6,000 newly qualified doctors start their careers in medicineIt coincides with 6% increase in death rates | UPDATED: 09:53 GMT, 28 May 2012 More consultants should be on duty to end the annual 'killing season' in the NHS when thousands of medical graduates start on hospital wards, a review of staff practices has warned.

GP shortage leaves NHS in crisis as some are responsible for 9,000 patients each

Chronic shortage of family doctors leaves NHS in crisis as some GPs are found to be responsible for 9,000 patients each The NHS is facing a crisis as a chronic shortage of family doctors has left some overworked GPs responsible for a staggering 9,000 patients, according to official figures.