Abuse of elderly patients by NHS staff rises by a third in one year with a shocking 36,000 offences reported last year alone

Abuse of elderly patients by NHS staff rises by a third in one year with a shocking 36,000 offences reported last year alone | UPDATED: 00:08 GMT, 1 December 2012 'Cruelty has become normal': Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt highlighted some disturbing cases of abuse by NHS staff Thousands of elderly and vulnerable patients are being abused by carers and NHS staff, shocking figures reveal.

Number of hospital trusts in the red have more than doubled in just one year

Number of hospital trusts in the red more than double in just one year More than one in 10 NHS trusts are now in the redFollows unprecedented efficiency savings drive across all hospitalsSouth London Health Care Trust is NHS organisation with highest deficit | UPDATED: 11:05 GMT, 20 September 2012 An increasing number of NHS organisations are struggling financially with the number of debt-ridden trusts doubling in a year, a study has revealed.

UK obesity: Doctors hit out at Government"s strategy as they launch campaign to tackle junk food problem

Doctors hit out at Government's obesity strategy as they launch campaign to tackle Britain's junk food problem48% of men and 43% of women will be obese by 2030One in three children are overweight or obese aged 9 | UPDATED: 12:51 GMT, 15 April 2012 Big problem: A third of nine-year-olds in Britain are obese or overweight Doctors have hit out at the Coalition's obesity strategy today as they launched a campaign to tackle Britain's junk food problem.