Unconscious five year-old turned away from medical centre "because he wasn"t a patient"

Five-year-old who fell unconscious outside medical centre was turned away 'because he wasn't a patient' Natalie Midgley's son Junior, 5, collapsed outside Petersgate Medical CentreBut staff said there was nothing they could do and told her to call 999She said: 'No-one even came out to help us – I was terrified he would die'Had an agonising 10-minute wait before the ambulance arrived to ask about a skin complaint.

Cancer patients who say No to a mastectomy "more likely to survive"

Cancer patients who say No to a mastectomy 'more likely to survive' By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 01:15 GMT, 28 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:16 GMT, 28 January 2013 Many women diagnosed with breast cancer choose to have a mastectomy thinking it will remove the tumours as quickly as possible and give them the best chance of survival Women stand a better chance of surviving breast cancer if they don’t have a mastectomy, a major study has found.

"I want to die": Paralysed bank manager Grace Sung Eun Lee"s plea to doctors

'I want to die': Paralysed bank manager with terminal brain cancer pleads with doctors – but her Christian parents refuse to remove her breathing tubesGrace Sung Eun Lee, 28, is paralysed from neck down after brain tumour led to seizure Currently on breathing tubes and told her parents that she wants to dieHer parents, originally from South Korea, are deeply religious and think that allowing her to die is suicide, a sin | UPDATED: 19:15 GMT, 4 October 2012 A terminally ill bank manager with brain cancer has made her last wishes clear – she wants to die.

The great hospital robbery: Defibrillators, baby heart monitors, even beds – thieves are walking out of NHS wards with vital equipment

The great hospital robbery: Defibrillators, baby heart monitors, even beds – thieves are walking out of NHS wards with vital equipment | UPDATED: 01:32 GMT, 25 September 2012 You may think that even the lowest, most callous criminal would draw the line at stealing life-saving medical equipment such as baby heart monitors and emergency resuscitation systems from NHS hospitals.

Man, 20, who thought he had common cold is diagnosed with incurable rare disease than means hes unlikely to live to 30

Man, 20, who thought he had common cold is diagnosed with lung-damaging disease he will battle for life David was misdiagnosed with flu, pneumonia, meningitis and tuberculosis | UPDATED: 15:06 GMT, 11 April 2012 Early symptoms of Wegener's granulomatosis are similar to the common cold A young man who thought he had a common cold had in fact contracted a rare and incurable disease and now has just a 20 per cent chance of living beyond the age of thirty.

Katie Dell allergic to WATER: I will die if I cry

‘I could die if I cry’: Agony of young woman who is so allergic to water that her TEARS cause potentially deadly burning rash. A young woman fears she could be killed by her own tears because she is allergic to water.