Trainee doctors are being paid more than 2,000 A DAY by the NHS in "out of control" agency payments scandal

Trainee doctors are being paid more than 2,000 A DAY by the NHS in 'out of control' agency payments scandalAgency doctors have cost the public 2bn since 2010/11Figures show a trust spent 15,000 for one doctor for a weekTories blame EU rules limiting doctors' working hours By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 10:24 GMT, 7 April 2013 | UPDATED: 07:08 GMT, 8 April 2013 Health minister Dr Daniel Poulter says the NHS is clamping down on excessive spending on agency doctors The NHS is paying trainee doctors more than 2,000 for a day’s work, it has emerged.

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.

Migrant baby boom triggers midwife crisis

Migrant baby boom triggers midwife crisis: Half of wards being forced to turn expectant mothers away Royal College of Midwives warns of massive shortage in parts of UK5,000 midwives needed in England alone to cope with demandHalf of maternity wards shut doors an average of seven times a year UK witnessing highest birth rate in 40 years, as hospitals struggle to cope pointing to it being another record-breaker and ONS projections suggesting the birth rate in England could hit 743,000 by 2014.

Latest life-extending cancer drugs "rationed by postcode": Recommended treatments are handed out in some hospitals but not others

Life-extending cancer drugs 'rationed by postcode': Dozens of hospitals refuse to hand out treamentsDozens of trusts failing to hand out treatments for bowel, ovarian, lung and brain cancerSome of the drugs boost survival rates by a quarter and others extend lives By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 23:50 GMT, 10 January 2013 | UPDATED: 03:05 GMT, 11 January 2013 Hospitals are denying patients the latest life-extending cancer drugs, a report reveals.

Multi-buy deals on alcohol heading for the axe as Government announces minimum price plans

Multi-buy deals on alcohol heading for the axe as Government announces minimum price plans Government wants to impose minimum price of 45p per unit to stamp out binge-drinking Plan would mean an extra 70p on some bottles of wine and extra 1.30 on two-litre bottle of ciderHome Secretary Theresa May to launch a ten-week public consultation todayWine and Spirits Trade Association said decision is ‘breathtaking’ | UPDATED: 09:33 GMT, 28 November 2012 Two-for-one deals on cheap booze in supermarkets and off-licences face the axe under plans to introduce a minimum price for alcohol announced today.

Gastric bypass operations on the NHS have risen five-fold during the past five years

Fat Britain: Gastric bypass operations on the NHS up by 530% over the past five years 18,577 gastric bypass and 7,650 gastric band operations were carried out between April 2006 and March 2012Gastric bands cost up to 8,000 while bypasses cost up to 15,000 Risk of complications are 1 in five for bypasses and 1 in 10 for bands | UPDATED: 11:16 GMT, 23 August 2012 The number of gastric bypass operations carried out by the NHS in England has risen five-fold over the past five years, new figures have revealed.

British physiotherapists become first in the world to be allowed to prescribe medicines for their patients

British physiotherapists become first in the world to be allowed to prescribe medicines for their patients By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:58 GMT, 24 July 2012 | UPDATED: 00:58 GMT, 24 July 2012 British physiotherapists and podiatrists are to become the first in the world to be allowed to prescribe medicines to their patients.

Christian charity tells schoolchildren abortion "doubles risk of breast cancer"

Christian charity tells schoolchildren abortion 'doubles risk of breast cancer' Charity claims 93% of rape victims 'regret decision' to abort any subsequent baby | UPDATED: 16:05 GMT, 19 July 2012 Regret Lovewise claims 93 per cent of rape victims who abort 'regret their decision' A Christian charity has come under fire after it emerged it is teaching schoolchildren that abortion causes holes in the womb, depression and infection.