Turn doctors and nurses into hospital inspectors to avoid more unnecessary deaths, says report into scandal-hit NHS trust

Turn doctors and nurses into hospital inspectors to avoid more unnecessary deaths, says report into scandal-hit NHS trust Long-awaited public inquiry into the scandal-hit Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust to be published next weekUp to 1,200 patients may have died needlessly Crackdown after such serious failings occurred despite various regulatory bodies being in place /12/10/article-2245865-0C0A7E8D000005DC-480_468x286.jpg” width=”468″ height=”286″ alt=”Up to 1,200 patients may have died needlessly over a four-year period at Stafford Hospital, where patients were found to have been treated 'appallingly'” class=”blkBorder” /> Up to 1,200 patients may have died needlessly over a four-year period at Stafford Hospital, where patients were found to have been treated 'appallingly' The 11million inquiry, led by Robert Francis QC, is examining what went wrong at the trust between January 2005 and March 2009.

Nevro spinal cord stimulator: Spine zapper "fixes" backs

Spine zapper 'fixes' backs: New device using high-frequency electrical pulse to revolutionise back pain treatmentSpinal cord stimulator sends electrical pulses through the spineNevro is 200 times more powerful than current stimulators | UPDATED: 17:12 GMT, 30 December 2012 A new device that sends a high-frequency electrical pulse through the spine could revolutionise the treatment of severe back pain, according to a new study.

Spine zapper "fixes" backs

Spine zapper 'fixes' backs: New device using high-frequency electrical pulse to revolutionise back pain treatmentSpinal cord stimulator sends electrical pulses through the spineNevro is 200 times more powerful than current stimulators | UPDATED: 22:30 GMT, 29 December 2012 A new device that sends a high-frequency electrical pulse through the spine could revolutionise the treatment of severe back pain, according to a new study.

Could your genes be responsible for how intensely you feel pain?

Could your genes be responsible for how intensely you feel painPeople who feel pain less intensely could have genes that work together to regulate painThose sensitive to pain are more likely to go on to develop chronic pain | UPDATED: 22:36 GMT, 20 December 2012 Sensitivity to pain is all in the genes, according to a new study.

Want to get out of hospital in record time? Scoff yourself!

Want to get out of hospital in record time Scoff yourself! | UPDATED: 03:20 GMT, 4 September 2012 Enhanced recovery has seen a fall in complication rates, and inpatient stays dramatically reduced by 50 per cent in most cases Having an operation For decades, this has meant nil by mouth for at least eight hours before surgery, no food for several days afterwards, lots of bed rest and a hospital stay of up to two weeks.

How giving birth could leave some women with symptoms as traumatic as those from a terrorist attack

How giving birth could leave one in three new mothers with same symptoms as victims of terrorist attacks Symptoms include flashbacks and a rapid heart beat when reliving the event | UPDATED: 12:42 GMT, 9 August 2012 Labour: Symptoms include flashbacks and denial of the traumatic experience Women are not exaggerating when they say they go through hell when giving birth – one in three new mothers will develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, a new study claims.

That’s one cracking motor! Brave owner parks his unique 1.6m£ Bugatti Veyron supercar made of PORCELAIN in Paris street

That”s one cracking motor! Brave owner parks his unique 1.6m£ Bugatti Veyron supercar made of PORCELAIN in Paris streetThe 253 mph car drew a crowd after being spotted outside a Parisian hotel during its first sighting in Europe

Two in five new mothers struggle to cope with the demands of parenting and need more help, says charity

Two in five new mothers struggle to cope with the demands of parenting and 'need more help', says charity NSPCC calls on Government to ensure sufficient resources are available to 'provide the services babies and their families need' | UPDATED: 08:27 GMT, 11 May 2012 Two in five new mothers have struggled to cope with the demands of parenting during the first few weeks after birth, with a similar amount admitting getting 'angry' with their baby, according to a poll.

New hope for millions tormented by tinnitus: Sound-wave machine relieves ringing in ears that drives victims to despair

New hope for millions tormented by tinnitus: Sound-wave machine relieves ringing in ears that drives victims to despair | UPDATED: 01:05 GMT, 24 April 2012 Loud ringing: Robert McIndoe, 52, was diagnosed with tinnitus after going to a rock concert Heading out to a rock concert in July 2010, Robert McIndoe forgot his ear plugs.