A&E waiting times “at their worst for 10 years”: Think-tank says four-hour queues are on the rise

A&E waiting times 'at their worst for 10 years': Think-tank says four-hour queues are on the rise The report was compiled by the health think-tank The King’s FundIt also included a poll of 48 NHS finance directors A third said quality of care had deteriorated over the past 12 months By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:36 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:04 GMT, 14 February 2013 The number of patients made to wait four hours or longer in A&E has reached its highest level for a decade, a report claims.

Cancer be damned! I"ll make this our best Christmas ever: The utterly inspiring story of a mother-of-six with breast cancer

Cancer be damned! I'll make this our best Christmas ever: The utterly inspiring story of a mother-of-six with breast cancer | UPDATED: 07:46 GMT, 20 December 2012 As the mother of six young children with just a few days to go until Christmas, I’m working my way through the very long list of jobs that send all of us into a spin at this time of year.

Can you help me carve a turkey? NHS reveals ludicrous cases clogging up A&E at Christmas

Can you help me carve a turkey NHS reveals ludicrous cases clogging up A&E at Christmas Around one in four people who go to A&E units could use alternative facilities, say doctors”The Friday before Christmas is always the busiest night of the year for the ambulance service” A woman who demanded help with carving a turkey and another who suffered cuts after climbing on to a photocopier, are just two of the ludicrous cases that staff have faced at Christmas, according to the NHS. The bizarre anecdotes were revealed as part of a campaign to encourage revellers to use A&E wisely over the festive period