Doctors are nicer to THIN patients – because they have more respect for them


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Doctors are nicer to THIN patients – because they have more respect for them They still give overweight patients the same amount of time, treatment and advice as they give thin onesBut they are less empathetic towards fat patientsThis could be because they think these patients should be doing more to help themselves By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 15:33 GMT, 23 April 2013 | UPDATED: 15:33 GMT, 23 April 2013 Many patients fear the wrath of stern hospital matrons and stressed doctors.

Lisa Faulkner: IVF wiped out my life savings and left me a mess, says TV star


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IVF wiped out my life savings and left me a mess, says TV star Lisa Faulkner Actress, 41, spent 35,000 on four rounds of unsuccessful treatment'I was a walking mess,' said former Celebrity MasterChef winnerAdopted daughter Billie in 2008 when she was 15-months-old'I feel very blessed that I'm finally a mum' she said By Simon Cable PUBLISHED: 22:30 GMT, 6 March 2013 | UPDATED: 21:31 GMT, 8 March 2013 'Blessed': Lisa Faulkner with adopted daughter Billie now aged six For years, Lisa Faulkner tried everything to conceive the baby she so badly wanted.

Salford boy Zach Tahir with rare condition Pica given "inedible" bedroom after he ate the walls of the last one


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Boy gets new 'inedible' bedroom: Six-year-old with rare condition that means he craves solid objectsZach Tahir, from Salford, suffers from the rare condition PicaIt causes him to crave inedible objects, including stones, paper and moss /07/22/article-0-142754A2000005DC-937_634x464.jpg” width=”634″ height=”464″ alt=”Members of the Coronation Street cast have now got behind the campaign to raise money for Zach” class=”blkBorder” /> Members of the Coronation Street cast got behind the campaign to raise money for Zach Soap stars Kym Marsh, left, and Kate Ford, right, lent their support to the campaign to raise awareness and fun a new safe-proof room for the five-year-old Actor John Henshaw also supported the efforts to help build an extension for the child Some of the loose plaster in Zach's bedroom which the youngster has been eating Those included in supporting Zach's fund are members of the cast of ITV soap Coronation Street and comedian John Bishop.

A&E waiting times “at their worst for 10 years”: Think-tank says four-hour queues are on the rise


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A&E waiting times 'at their worst for 10 years': Think-tank says four-hour queues are on the rise The report was compiled by the health think-tank The King’s FundIt also included a poll of 48 NHS finance directors A third said quality of care had deteriorated over the past 12 months By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:36 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:04 GMT, 14 February 2013 The number of patients made to wait four hours or longer in A&E has reached its highest level for a decade, a report claims.

Latest UK case of deadly Sars-like virus shows it CAN spread between people as relative of sufferer falls ill


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Relative of UK patient suffering deadly SARS-like virus falls ill – proving it IS infectious New patient is a relative of the sufferer who was confirmed to have Sars-like virus on MondaySix hospital staff came into contact with the patient but have not displayed any symptoms so far Original patient had recently travelled to Middle East Takes number of confirmed worldwide cases to 11 By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 10:31 GMT, 13 February 2013 | UPDATED: 19:35 GMT, 13 February 2013 Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to SARS A new Sars-like illness is spreading between humans, experts warn.

UK resident in intensive care battling potentially fatal SARS-like virus


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UK resident in intensive care after becoming 10th person in world to contract potentially fatal SARS-like virus The patient, who recently returned from the Middle East and Pakistan, is being treated in ManchesterIs infected with a new type of coronavirus, which can cause the common cold but also severe illnessThe latest case is the second to be identified in the UK in a patient who died from a severe respiratory infection in June 2012.

Public satisfaction with the NHS falls 20% in a year to record-low


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Public satisfaction with the NHS plummets as patients 'worried and confused' over health reformsHealth Minister said survey not accurate reflection as targeted general public rather than those who had recently used the NHS | UPDATED: 10:13 GMT, 12 June 2012 The NHS Confederation chief executive said the drop in confidence in the service was disturbing The British public has fallen out of love with the NHS in dramatic fashion, according to a 'social attitudes' report.

Mother saves her premature baby son with kiss of life after he stops breathing in intensive care


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Mother saves her premature baby son with kiss of life after he stops breathing in intensive careBaby was born 12 weeks premature on February 29 | UPDATED: 16:36 GMT, 24 May 2012 A mother has told how she gave her premature baby the kiss of life when he stopped breathing in an intensive care unit.