Children as young as SEVEN are being admitted to hospital with alcohol addiction

Children as young as SEVEN are being admitted to hospital with alcohol addiction 380 children aged 10 or under treated for intoxication over four year period Figures are likely to be higher as 67 NHS trusts did not supply informationOne seven-year-old boy treated was deemed to be 'addicted' to alcoholAffected children often come from homes where alcohol already a problem .

Emotionally neglected children more likely to suffer strokes in old age

Emotionally neglected children 'more likely to suffer strokes in old age' | UPDATED: 20:00 GMT, 19 September 2012 How children are treated when they are young can affect their future health People who were emotionally neglected as children are more likely to suffer a stroke as adults, according to a new study.

Calming angry patients and mopping up sick: Ad shows what nursing is REALLY like

Calming angry patients and mopping up sick: New advert shows what nursing is REALLY like. ‘We are showing reality of nursing’ says Union chiefAdvert highlights difficult circumstances nurses must often work in. Follows negative publicity about patient neglect

Video captures animal rescue group giving a dying stray dog his first moments of love as his life slips away

The last days of Ol Boy: Heartbreaking video captures animal rescue group giving a dying stray dog his first moments of love as his life slips awaySingapore group cared for Ol Boy in his final days.When his rescuers found him, Ol Boy was in a state of pain, but they cared for him in his final days, showing him a love he had never known.

Grandmother dies after doctor misdiagnoses kidney failure as rare Indian hookworm

Grandmother dies from kidney failure after Indian doctor misdiagnoses her condition as HOOKWORM common on sub-continent Doctor reassured grandmother's family she had hookworm and sent her homeCoroner says 'neglect' a contributory factor to her deathDoctor still working at Royal Bournemouth Hospital but GMC says his position is 'under review' | UPDATED: 16:00 GMT, 28 June 2012 Eva Hudson, died after being wrongly diagnosed at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Dorset A grandmother died after an Indian doctor made a ‘catastrophic error’ by misdiagnosing kidney failure for a poverty-related infection common in the sub-continent.

Frail grandmother collapses after being sent home from hospital in a taxi at 6am wearing only her nightgown

Frail grandmother collapses after being sent home from hospital in a taxi at 6am wearing only her nightgown | UPDATED: 12:33 GMT, 27 April 2012 A pensioner collapsed at home after she was sent back from A&E in a taxi at 6am wearing just a night dress.

Mother kept boy, 10, locked up in a coal bunker for more than a year with only a mattress and potty

Mother made son of ten sleep in coal bunker for a year with only a filthy mattress, a potty and a sleeping bag.A ten-year-old boy was forced to sleep in this filthy ‘cell’ every night for over a year.