Superbugs "will send the health service back to 19th century": Even routine surgery could become deadly, warns top medical adviser

Superbugs 'will send the health service back to 19th century': Even routine surgery could become deadly, warns top medical adviserDame Sally Davies warns over timebomb over antibiotic resistanceGPs will be ordered to prescribe fewer antibioticsDrug-resistant E-Coli could be responsible for 2,500 deathsCases of multidrug resistant tuberculosis rising .

Jo Powell: Pregnant woman refused cancer treatment to save unborn baby miraculously recovers

'I feel like we've won the lottery': Pregnant woman who refused cancer treatment to save unborn baby makes miraculous recovery Jo Powell, 41, discovered lump in her breast days after finding out she was pregnant with first child | UPDATED: 22:05 GMT, 28 August 2012 Miracle babes: Jo Powell risked her own life by refusing treatment for breast cancer during her pregnancy with son Jake It is a decision no expectant mother should have to face.

Pregnant woman refused cancer treatment to save unborn baby miraculously recovers

'I feel like we've won the lottery': Pregnant woman who refused cancer treatment to save unborn baby makes miraculous recovery Jo Powell, 41, discovered lump in her breast days after finding out she was pregnant with first child | UPDATED: 21:09 GMT, 28 August 2012 Miracle babes: Jo Powell risked her own life by refusing treatment for breast cancer during her pregnancy with son Jake It is a decision no expectant mother should have to face.

Diabetes sufferers "could through bereavement process" after diagnosis

Diabetes sufferers 'go through bereavement process' after diagnosis It can take sufferers up to 18 years to feel 'in control' of condition if they don't receive support | UPDATED: 10:00 GMT, 17 July 2012 Diabetes sufferers have a 'bereavement-style' response to finding out they have the condition, a study suggests.

Doctors "acting like vets with dementia patients": Damning report reveals communication failure of medical staff

Doctors 'acting like vets with dementia patients': Damning report reveals communication failure of medical staff Some doctors believe sufferers 'don't suffer pain in the same way'Nurse found by researchers reprimanding elderly dementia sufferer for losing more weight Doctors and nurses caring for dementia patients often ‘make it up as they go along’ because they have no idea how to treat them, a study has revealed.

Grab a sandwich and a GP appointment: Government plan to allow patients to register for surgeries near their place of work

Grab a sandwich… and a GP appointment: Government plan to allow patients to register for surgeries near their place of work Patients will be able to pop into their GP during their lunch-break under Government plans to make it easier to get an appointment. They will be allowed to register with a surgery close to where they work rather than having to sign up to one near their home, as is currently the case. Under plans announced by Health Secretary Andrew Lansley, patients will be able to register with any practise they chose that is likely to best fit-in with their daily routines.