South London Healthcare NHS Trust put into administration just three years after it opens as debts spiral out of control

South London Healthcare becomes first NHS Trust EVER to go into administration as debts spiral out of control Health Secretary says the ground-breaking decision is in the interest of patientsTrust is struggling to pay off Labour-agreed PFI deals costing 61m a year in interest | UPDATED: 13:01 GMT, 12 July 2012 An NHS hospital trust losing 1m a week has been put into administration to try and stop it collapsing, the Department of Health said today.

New blood-washing operation that"s a lifeline for kidney patients

New blood-washing operation that's a lifeline for kidney patients By David Hurst PUBLISHED: 02:17 GMT, 3 July 2012 | UPDATED: 02:17 GMT, 3 July 2012 There is a desperate shortage of donor organs, exacerbated by the fact that the donor and recipient must have the same blood type.

Father speaks of his pride at IVF baby daughter who took 21 years to arrive

'She's nothing less than miraculous': Father speaks of his pride at IVF baby daughter who took 21 years to arrive Mr Powell had a sperm sample frozen in 1991 before undergoing chemotherapyRules meant his sperm was due to be destroyed in two years time when he reached 55 Couple only hand enough money to fund one IVF cycle Overjoyed: John and Chenphen Powell with Jasmine The news could hardly have been more devastating for policeman John Powell.