Panel rules MMR jab made girl deaf – but not enough for payout | UPDATED: 22:09 GMT, 18 August 2012 Loss of hearing: Katie Stephen was left deaf by an MMR jab A woman has won her fight to prove she was left deaf by the MMR jab – only the second time it has been linked to disability.
Boy, 4, left in agony after nurse leaves broken needle in his leg during pre-school injection Father questioned where tip of needle had gone but nurse told him the needles never snappedNext day father took his son to hospital where X-ray confirmed needle under the skin PUBLISHED: 12:48 GMT, 6 August 2012 | UPDATED: 12:59 GMT, 6 August 2012 A father is suing the NHS after a nurse left a broken needle in his four-year-old son's leg.
The nurses too busy to save a life: In this shocking – and revealing – diary, a nurse on a typical hospital ward says a lack of basic care and compassion by overworked staff is costing patients' lives | UPDATED: 23:52 GMT, 18 June 2012 The NHS at its best is brilliant, but a new book by a male nurse claims that too often it lets patients down, not through direct negligence, but due to small omissions and a lack of care and time that, added up, can have devastating results.
Catherine took two painkillers for her bad back and just hours later she was dead – because her GP had prescribed TEN TIMES the correct dose | UPDATED: 00:57 GMT, 14 May 2012 When Catherine Rodger swallowed the usual two painkillers for her bad back, it was just part of her bedtime routine.
Mother sues for 300,000 after her baby suffered brain damage when doctors thought the girl was born dead but was in fact alive Doctors stopped resuscitation after 13 minutesBaby Megan started gasping half an hour later A mother is demanding 300,000 damages after her baby suffered brain damage at birth – and she was told her daughter was dead when she was still alive.
15bn lawyers' bill for NHS blunders: Avalanche of no-win, no-fee claims push costs up 13%Health Service sets aside 15.7bn to deal with 'no-win, no-fee' claimsCompensation claims cost NHS more as one third of money paid out goes straight to lawyers An avalanche of claims against doctors has left the Health Service with a 15.7billion bill.