Covered in wild flowers, the new state-of-the-art children"s hospital built in a PARK

Covered in wild flowers, the new state-of-the-art children's hospital built in a PARK The new 237m Alder Hey children's hospital will be built in a park Will have views of green space or parkland from every patient’s window Is the first new private finance initiative (PFI) hospital since the coalition government came into power three years ago By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 17:12 GMT, 25 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:40 GMT, 25 March 2013 These images show the new state-of-the-art children's hospital at Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool – to be built in a park.

Hospital rating: Patients to be asked whether they would recommend their hospital to family and friends

Forget Trip Advisor, now HOSPITALS are asking whether we'd recommend them to family and friends From April, every NHS patient in England will be asked to give feedback on their stayGovernment hopes the move will improve standards Patients will be able to vote online, by text or by post | UPDATED: 15:26 GMT, 5 October 2012 Feedback: Departing hospital patients will be asked to rate their experience and whether they would recommend their ward Hospital patients are to be asked whether they would recommend their ward to friends and family, under new government guidance issued yesterday.

Too fat for slimming class… woman who was turned away from NHS programme because

The woman who was too fat for slimming class: Grandmother's anger as NHS tells her she need to lose weight to join diet scheme Belinda Clayton applied to weight-loss scheme through her GP but was told she was too heavy to take partLocal PCT said initiative was a pilot scheme and they had restricted entry to those with a BMI of 30 to 35 – Mrs Clayton's measurement was 35.07Mrs Clayton described the decision to exclude her as 'bonkers'She will now pay for Slimming World sessions instead | UPDATED: 15:18 GMT, 1 October 2012 Determined: Belinda Clayton from Binchester, wanted to join the 'weigh-less scheme' after it was recommended by a friend A grandmother-of-two has spoken of her outrage after she was turned down by an NHS weight loss programme because she was ‘too fat’.

After 450m boost, GPs are still failing to spot cancer: Quarter of patients forced to visit three times before a referral

After 450m boost, GPs are still failing to spot cancer: Quarter of patients forced to visit three times before a referral Nearly one in ten patients saw their GP five or more times before being referred to hospitalCancer survival rates lower in Britain than other European countries | UPDATED: 06:45 GMT, 6 September 2012 A quarter of people who go on to be diagnosed with cancer have to go to their GP at least three times before being referred for a hospital test, a major report shows.

Eye cancer: Katy Bishop"s campaign leads to new parents being taught about disease

Mother whose son lost his sight to eye cancer delighted after campaign leads to new parents being taught about disease Between 40 and 50 children are diagnosed with eye cancer each year PUBLISHED: 15:51 GMT, 18 June 2012 | UPDATED: 16:22 GMT, 18 June 2012 A mother, whose son lost his sight to eye cancer, has welcomed an initiative to teach all new parents about the disease.

A wasted decade: How one HRT scare has "caused thousands of women 10 years of needless suffering"

A wasted decade: How one HRT scare has 'caused thousands of women 10 years of needless suffering' | UPDATED: 07:21 GMT, 22 May 2012 'Wasted decade': A panel of experts believe the 2002 HRT scare has denied thousands of women the relief that hormone replacement could offer Thousands of women have had a ‘wasted decade’ of suffering since the HRT scare, according to an international panel of experts.

"I felt like having sex": Girl, 13, reveals why she had contraceptive implant at school WITHOUT telling her mother

'I felt like having sex': Girl, 13, reveals why she had contraceptive implant at school WITHOUT telling her mother It gives me peace of mind when I'm with my boyfriend, 13-year-old insists A 13-year-old girl today said she had a contraceptive implant fitted at school without her mother knowing because she ‘felt like having sex.’ The teenager is one of 33 schoolgirls who have been fitted with the device in Southampton as part of a controversial government initiative to drive down teenage pregnancies.