Police investigate 13 deaths in a year due to mistakes by paramedics

Police investigate 13 deaths in a year due to mistakes by paramedics Errors made by East Midlands Ambulance Service include taking eight hours to respond to an elderly manStaff also left morphine tablets on the roof of a rapid response car and moved patient with broken neckService was recently named worst in the country for responding to the most serious 999 calls /13) equates to 0.009%, or a serious incident every 10,377 jobs.

How half of us are too stressed to sleep: Millions fail to get six hours a night experts say we need

How half of us are too stressed to sleep: Millions fail to get six hours a night experts say we need Higher earners sleep more soundly than those on a low incomeAverage Briton goes to bed at 11.15pm and sleeps for just over six hours By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:01 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 12:23 GMT, 1 March 2013 More than 20 per cent of Britons sleep poorly most nights (file picture) Millions of us are struggling to get enough sleep, a study has found – and it’s putting our health at risk.

Dental nurse, 30, died after "serious failings" by paramedics who could have saved her had she gone to hospital

Dental nurse, 30, died after 'serious failings' by paramedics who could have saved her had she gone to hospital Sarah Thomas, 30, was barely conscious when paramedics arrived They told her she was 'better off' at home rather than hospital Inquest ruled she would have survived had she received simple treatment By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 15:37 GMT, 22 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:40 GMT, 22 February 2013 Sarah Thomas died at home because her symptoms were not taken seriously by paramedics A dental nurse died after 'serious failings' by paramedics called to her home, a coroner ruled today.

Sitting at your desk for six hours a day dramatically increases the risk of cancer and diabetes

Sitting at your desk for six hours a day dramatically increases the risk of cancer and diabetes People who spend more than six hours sitting each day are at higher risk of cancer, heart disease and diabetesOffice workers and drivers in particular danger of suffering from poor health By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 14:50 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:56 GMT, 20 February 2013 Men who spend more than six hours sitting each day are at higher risk of cancer, heart disease and diabetes, researchers have warned.

Having trouble sleeping? Eat more vegetables and ditch chocolate, tea and alcohol, finds new study

Can't sleep Ditch the fry up, tuck into a salad and glug plenty of water Study finds eggs and fatty meats cause lack of sleepA lack of sleep can be attributed to an unbalanced dietThose who ate the most calories had the least sleep By Emily Payne PUBLISHED: 17:46 GMT, 18 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:52 GMT, 18 February 2013 Scientists have discovered a direct link between what we eat and how well we sleep at night.

Mother-of-four with Parkinson"s disease turns condition in to an art form by becoming a HUMAN STATUE

Mother-of-four with Parkinson's disease turns condition into an art form by becoming a Marilyn Monroe human statue Nicky was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease when she was 29The condition makes her muscles tighten, leaving her unable to move Nicky now poses as a frozen Marilyn Monroe for two hours at a time to raise money for charity | UPDATED: 19:30 GMT, 14 December 2012 A Parkinson’s sufferer whose muscles stiffen as a result of the disease has turned her condition into an art-form – by becoming a human statue.

Having an early night "lowers blood pressure"

Going to bed an hour earlier each night 'lowers blood pressure in just six weeks' Researchers found people showing early signs of high blood pressure could restore readings to healthy levels by sleeping an extra hour every nightThe study looked at people who slept only seven hours or less who were beginning to have borderline high blood pressure readings | UPDATED: 00:58 GMT, 4 December 2012 Going to bed an hour earlier than usual could help to ward off high blood pressure, according to a new study.

Paramedics forced to wait outside a hospital for 2.5hours for beds to become available

Paramedics forced to wait outside a hospital for 2.5hours for beds to become available for their patients Paramedics said they had to wait anything from 15 minutes to 2.5hours for bed to become available for patientsReview now being carried out at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough | UPDATED: 15:58 GMT, 3 October 2012 Paramedics were forced to wait outside a hospital for two-and-a-half hours until beds became available for their patients, it has been revealed.

What a sourpuss! Tardar Sauce the Grumpy Cat becomes latest Internet sensation

What a sourpuss! Tardar Sauce the Grumpy Cat becomes latest Internet sensation | UPDATED: 09:52 GMT, 1 October 2012 Looking at Tardar Sauce the cat, ‘cute’ and cuddly’ are not the first words that come to mind, but that did not stop the grumpy kitty from rising to Internet stardom and unleashing the latest meme craze.