Elderly patient dubbed "the invisible man" by coroner was ignored by hospital doctors for 3 DAYS before he died

Patient dubbed 'the invisible man' by a coroner was ignored by hospital doctors for three DAYS before he died Walter Coles, 88, was transferred to Wycombe Hospital last summerBut senior doctors were unaware of his arrival and his care was 'overlooked' The only documentation of his stay 'verged on useless', an inquest heardAs well as not being examined, his medication chart went missing .

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.

10% of children are already obese by the time they start primary school

10% of children are ALREADY obese by the time they start primary school Worrying figures show this rises to 20% by Year SixAnd that 65% of men and 58% of women are overweight or obese in the UK Number of people having weight loss surgery or being admitted to hospital due to obesity has also soared By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:01 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:12 GMT, 20 February 2013 One in 10 children are obese when they start school, worrying figures suggest.

Going vegetarian CAN reduce your risk of heart disease

Going vegetarian can reduce your risk of hospital treatment or death from heart disease by a THIRD People who cut meat and fish out of their diet were 32% less likely die or be hospitalised from heart diseaseVegetarians had lower blood pressures and cholesterol levels than meat eatersStudy, of 45,000 people, is largest of its kind By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 17:02 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:50 GMT, 31 January 2013 Becoming a vegetarian can reduce the risk of heart disease by a third, a major new study has found Vegetarians are a third less likely to need hospital treatment for heart disease or die from it, claim researchers.

Winter vomiting bug cases up 52 per cent compared to last year

Winter vomiting bug cases soar by 52 per cent compared to last year's outbreak Health Protection Agency report reveals huge increase in confirmed outbreaks in hospitalsHospital data represents just the tip of the iceberg as many avoid seeking medical help as virus is spread so easily | UPDATED: 13:46 GMT, 26 November 2012 Thousands of people have fallen victim to the winter vomiting bug earlier than usual, with cases since July up 52 per cent compared to the same period last year.

Emergency hospital admissions drop by a quarter while death rate nearly halves in a decade

Heart attack hospital deaths 'have nearly halved in a decade' Death rate from heart attacks within 30 days of emergency admissions has dropped from one in 11 to one in 20 By Daily Mail Reporter Last updated at 2:30 PM on 29th February 2012 Hospitals in England have seen the annual number of emergency admissions for heart attacks among patients aged 35 to 74 drop by more than a quarter in a decade and the death rate nearly halve.

Stacey Irvine, 17, collapses after eating only McDonald”s chicken nuggets since age 2

Hooked on chicken nuggets: Girl, 17, who has eaten nothing else since age TWO rushed to hospital after collapsing Stacey Irvine has breathing problems and anaemia.

Kate Chilver dies after 16-year anorexia battle in "worst case" doctors had ever seen

Woman dies after 16-year anorexia battle in “worst case” that doctors had ever seen 31-year-old weighed 4.7 stone So thin organs had ‘died’ through lack of blood supplyDeveloped symptoms aged twelve and spent rest of life in specialist units “Suffered an extremely severeillness which eventually took her life” Doctors said that Kate Chilver had one of “the worst” cases of anorexia they had ever seen A young woman who died after battling a 16-year eating disorder had one of “the worst” cases of anorexia doctors had ever seen, an inquest heard today. Kate Chilver, 31, weighed 4.7 stone and was so thin that parts of her stomach and bowel had ‘died’ through lack of blood supply. She developed symptoms of the disease aged twelve and spent the rest of her life in specialist medical units until eventually dying from anorexia nervosa.