New NHS phoneline "will put lives at risk": Doctors" warning after 111 number goes into meltdown

New NHS phoneline 'will put lives at risk': Doctors' warning after 111 number goes into meltdown Callers put on hold for two hours or told to call back tomorrowService overwhelmed just a few hours after launch in some areasDoctors warn making service live nationwide from April will be 'dangerous' By Liz Hull PUBLISHED: 23:34 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 11:46 GMT, 25 March 2013 Dr Laurence Buckman says April 1 is much too soon to introduce the new 111 service for the NHS Lives will be put at risk unless the Government suspends the new 111 NHS advice line, doctors warned yesterday.

Boy disabled at birth after doctors failed to spot plummeting blood sugar levels set for 1m payout

Boy disabled at birth after doctors failed to spot plummeting blood sugar levels set for 1m payout | UPDATED: 16:45 GMT, 9 August 2012 A boy left brain damaged as a baby after doctors failed to spot his blood sugar levels had plummeted is set to be awarded more than 1million in compensation.

Wife gives husband a precious gift for silver wedding anniversary – one of her kidneys

Wife gives husband a precious gift for silver wedding anniversary – one of her kidneys It wasn't a difficult decision, says devoted wife | UPDATED: 16:19 GMT, 19 July 2012 A wife gave her husband a silver wedding anniversary gift worth far more than any trinket or keepsake – one of her own kidneys.

Heavily pregnant teenager, 19, forced to walk five miles home from hospital as contractions start… then gives birth on her bathroom floor

Heavily pregnant teenager, 19, sent home from hospital had to walk FIVE MILES home while having contractions… and promptly gave birth on her bathroom floorKatie Baker waited eight hours for a bed but was discharged a day laterShe could not pay for taxi and had no one to collect her

Quick-thinking driver, 20, escapes death by tearing off her seatbelt and rolling out of harm’s way as lorry flattens her car

Quick-thinking driver, 20, makes miracle escape as lorry flattens her car by tearing off her seatbelt and rolling out of harm”s way Lorry was pulling trailer, which toppled over on top of the Nissan MicraBrave woman managed to scramble out of crushed passenger side

Men urged to attend bowel cancer screenings as scientists reveal they DO boost chances of survival

Over-60s urged to perform bowel cancer test as scientists reveal they DO boost chances of survival | UPDATED: 23:00 GMT, 14 June 2012 People aged over 60 have been urged to have regular bowel cancer screenings after scientists found those who did had a better chance of survival.

Boy, 3, left paralysed by rare immune disorder stuns family by walking again

Boy, 3, left paralysed by rare immune disorder stuns family by walking againOwen McLoughlin was two when he was struck down by Guillain-Barre SyndromeDoctors warned his parents he may never walk againBut toddler stunned medics by fighting back to take his first steps | UPDATED: 15:38 GMT, 29 May 2012 A three-year-old boy left paralysed after being struck down by a rare immune disorder has made an amazing recovery.