Skin cancer hits 200,000 – twice the official toll: Disease is far greater risk to nation"s health than was previously thought

Skin cancer hits 200,000 – twice the official toll: Disease is far greater risk to nation's health than was previously thought Cases of basal cell carcinomas have risen by 80 per cent in a decade The cost to the NHS is likely to be more than 200million a year By Chris Brooke PUBLISHED: 00:15 GMT, 15 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:22 GMT, 15 April 2013 There are now believed to be more than 200,000 cases of basal cell carcinomas, or BCCs, a year, pictured here on the skin Skin cancer is a far greater threat to the nation’s health than was previously thought, a new study has revealed.

Children as young as SEVEN are being admitted to hospital with alcohol addiction

Children as young as SEVEN are being admitted to hospital with alcohol addiction 380 children aged 10 or under treated for intoxication over four year period Figures are likely to be higher as 67 NHS trusts did not supply informationOne seven-year-old boy treated was deemed to be 'addicted' to alcoholAffected children often come from homes where alcohol already a problem .

Police investigate 13 deaths in a year due to mistakes by paramedics

Police investigate 13 deaths in a year due to mistakes by paramedics Errors made by East Midlands Ambulance Service include taking eight hours to respond to an elderly manStaff also left morphine tablets on the roof of a rapid response car and moved patient with broken neckService was recently named worst in the country for responding to the most serious 999 calls /13) equates to 0.009%, or a serious incident every 10,377 jobs.

Covered in wild flowers, the new state-of-the-art children"s hospital built in a PARK

Covered in wild flowers, the new state-of-the-art children's hospital built in a PARK The new 237m Alder Hey children's hospital will be built in a park Will have views of green space or parkland from every patient’s window Is the first new private finance initiative (PFI) hospital since the coalition government came into power three years ago By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 17:12 GMT, 25 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:40 GMT, 25 March 2013 These images show the new state-of-the-art children's hospital at Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool – to be built in a park.

NHS pays out 2million after surgeon botches operations – and there are still 94 OUTSTANDING claims

NHS pays out 2million after surgeon botches operations – and there are still 94 OUTSTANDING claims 2million of compensation has been paid out to Manjit Bhamra's patients at Rotherham HospitalThere are another 94 outstanding claims against himDespite this, he is STILL working as a surgeon By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 19:04 GMT, 28 February 2013 | UPDATED: 07:48 GMT, 1 March 2013 Surgeon Manjit Bhamra is still practising, despite the NHS forking out close to 2million for botched operations The NHS has paid out more than 2m in compensation to victims of a surgeon who is still allowed to work.

Hospital chief executive quits amid suggestions death rates were" fiddled to improve results"

Hospital chief executive quits amid suggestions death rates were' fiddled to improve results' Major investigation underway at Royal Bolton Hospital, ManchesterFour times as many deaths were recorded from septicaemia than expectedAround 800 deaths recorded as this rather than the expected 200 Jackie Bene, acting chief executive of Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, has quitRobert Francis renews call for a NHS culture change starting today Wrong that hospital security and cab drivers face more regulations than worker 'cleaning the bottom of your grandmother', he added .

A&E unit which had a 12million makeover just months ago is downgraded in new wave of NHS cost-cutting

Hospital trust that ran up a 200m debt is first to be axed A&E and maternity services at Lewisham Hospital will also be downgraded to urgent care only Part of South London Healthcare NHS Trust which has racked up debts of 200mFailing trust now the first to be dissolved By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 16:34 GMT, 31 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:03 GMT, 1 February 2013 A failing hospital trust is to be scrapped after running up debts of 200million.

21-stone teenager tormented by school bullies has 6,000 gastric bypass on the NHS

21st schoolgirl who was 'unhealthier than a 100-a-day smoker' gets new lease of life after 6,000 NHS gastric bypass Emma Money, 17, had the health of a 100-a-day smoker as so overweightBut claims her weight is due to genetic condition passed down from father Was 'terrorised' and verbally and physically abused by school bulliesTook two years to find surgeon willing to operate on her Emma with her mother, Gwen.

Trainee doctors should ignore EU rules and work longer, says Britain"s top surgeon

Trainee doctors should ignore EU rules and work LONGER, says Britain's top surgeon European Directive limits doctors to a 48-hour week with defined rest periodsFrequent patient handovers between teams could lead to mistakes in care, warns Prof Normal WilliamsAdded it did not give enough time for trainingBut junior doctors' representative warned scrapping rule could see a return to 100-hour weeks By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 09:21 GMT, 28 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:21 GMT, 28 January 2013 Exhausted: Before the European Working Time Directive, some junior doctors were working 100-hour weeks.