Now even doctors don"t trust their own hospitals: Study finds nearly 40% of health service workers would not recommend own workplace to friends…

Now even doctors don't trust their own hospitals: Study finds nearly 40% of health service workers would NOT recommend own workplace to friends or family Department of Health surveyed 101,000 doctors, nurses and paramedicsOne quarter said they had been harassed or bullied in the past 12 months 38 per cent suffered work-related stress and 15 per cent bullied by patients By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 02:03 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:49 GMT, 1 March 2013 One third of staff said they had witnessed medical blunders and one quarter have been bullied A third of health service workers would not recommend their own hospital to friends or family, a poll has found.

Chewing gum is GOOD for the brain and boost alertness by 10%

Chewing over a problem Chomping on gum is GOOD for the brain and can boost alertness by 10%Tests show that reaction times amongst chewers are fasterChomping away leads to improvements in blood flow to the brainReport will be good news for celebrity chewer Sir Alex Ferguson By Chris Brooke PUBLISHED: 15:15 GMT, 3 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:11 GMT, 4 February 2013 It’s a habit that divides opinion, but new scientific evidence reveals that chewing gum is actually good for the brain.

Family GPs are ordered to cut number of patients referred to hospital to earn extra cash

Family GPs are ordered to cut number of patients referred to hospital to earn extra cashControversial scheme can pay out almost 9,000 a year to surgeriesFears patients are having to bear the brunt of NHS 'efficiency savings' | UPDATED: 07:12 GMT, 2 May 2012 Family doctors are being ordered to slash the numbers of patients they send to hospital to earn extra cash.

NHS patients discharged at night to free up hospital beds

Scandal of NHS patients sent home in the middle of the night to 'free up hospital beds' Some 3.5 per cent of all hospital discharges took place between 11pm and 6am | UPDATED: 08:27 GMT, 12 April 2012 Hundreds of thousands of patients are being sent home from hospital in the middle of the night to relieve pressure on beds, a report has found.

New blood-thinning drug could stop 5,000 strokes a year

New blood-thinning drug could stop 5,000 strokes a year | UPDATED: 00:00 GMT, 15 March 2012 The new drug could prevent up to 5,000 people from suffering strokes A blood-thinning drug has been given the go-ahead for use on the NHS in a move that is expected to revolutionise stroke prevention.

NHS managers set aside just 10p a day for dementia patients

NHS managers set aside just 10p a day for dementia patientsCharity describes NHS's dementia care as an 'embarrassment'Nottinghamshire Council devotes 38 a year – 10p a day As little as 10p a day is being set aside by NHS managers to treat each patient with dementia, an investigation has revealed.

Girl, 13, given contraceptive implant at school in attempt to combat teenager pregnancies

Mothers furious as 13-year-old girls given contraceptive implants at school without their knowledge Mother says decision to keep parents in the dark was 'morally wrong' NHS Trust defends scheme saying it has cut teenage pregnancies Parents were furious today after discovering NHS managers have been giving their daughters contraceptive implants in school, without telling them.