Mother, 27, dies from brain haemorrhage after giving birth to her SEVENTH child Emma Butterfield died just days after she saw her doctor with a minor headacheShe was admitted to hospital but slipped into a coma and never woke up Just 11 weeks earlier, Mrs Butterfield had given birth By Alex Ward PUBLISHED: 10:33 GMT, 21 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:30 GMT, 21 January 2013 Emma Butterfield (pictured on her wedding day) died 11 weeks after giving birth to her seventh child A mother-of-seven has died from a brain haemorrhage just days after she visited her doctor with a minor headache.
Doctors offered 7,500 'bribe' to stop sending their patients with pneumonia or heart problems to hospital GPs to be paid not to refer patients to A&E in bid to reduce admissions Controversial scheme could hit elderly the hardest'An unethical waste of taxpayer's money' says Dr Laurence Buckman By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 01:41 GMT, 3 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:42 GMT, 3 January 2013 GPs are to be offered ‘bribes’ of around 7,500 to slash the number of patients they send to accident and emergency.
Pneumonia patient, 86, sent home from hospital in freezing temperatures wearing just her night clothes Eunice Williams' family were furious, as they had supplied plenty of warm clothingSo cold she nearly had hypothermia Wrexham Maelor Hospital has since apologised | UPDATED: 16:38 GMT, 21 December 2012 Eunice Williams was sent home wearing only a nightie and a thin dressing gown in sub-zero termperatures An 86-year pneumonia patient was sent home from hospital in sub-zero temperatures wearing just her nightdress and a thin dressing gown.
My husband died like a battery hen, frightened, cold and ignored by hospital staff: MP's tearful attack on NHS care MP said her husband was 'squashed up against the iron bars of the bed' with 'an oxygen mask that didn’t fit his face'The human rights advocate said 'nobody should die in such conditions'A spokesman for the University Hospital of Wales promised to investigate, saying they wouldn't tolerate poor care | UPDATED: 00:46 GMT, 5 December 2012 A senior MP broke down in tears yesterday as she condemned the ‘coldness, indifference and contempt’ of nurses she blames for her husband’s death.
Whooping cough claims lives of 13 babies in past year in worst outbreak in more than two decades | UPDATED: 08:40 GMT, 30 November 2012 Babies under the age of six months are likely to be admitted to hospital as they are most at risk of severe complications A total of 13 babies have died from whooping cough in the worst outbreak in more than 20 years.
Patient killed in oxygen explosion as a second dies in broken lift: Damning dossier reveals NHS failings that caused death First study shows 345 serious incidents in Scotland including 100 deathsPneumonia patient died after being left for nine days without medicationShocking report reveals another patient had wrong organs stapled together | UPDATED: 15:19 GMT, 26 November 2012 A horrifying catalogue of serious errors at NHS hospitals in Scotland has come to light, following a Freedom of Information request.
Patient killed in oxygen explosion as a second dies in broken lift: Damning dossier reveals NHS failings that lead to death First study shows 345 serious incidents in Scotland including 100 deathsPneumonia patient died after being left for nine days without medicationShocking report reveals another patient had wrong organs stapled together | UPDATED: 12:02 GMT, 26 November 2012 A horrifying catalogue of serious errors at NHS hospitals in Scotland has come to light, following a Freedom of Information request.
'I'm thicker now in the waist and I hate it, but I cannot starve myself': Under the microscope with Lulu | UPDATED: 00:19 GMT, 2 October 2012 The 63-year-old singer on how she keeps slim and suffering from depression after the end of her second marriage 'If I'm 8 st, it's my perfect weight (I'm 5ft 1in),' said Lulu ARE YOU MORE HEALTH CONSCIOUS WITH AGE I’ve always been health conscious but every year I now have a health test, including a laparoscopy where a camera is put into your stomach.
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The nurses too busy to save a life: In this shocking – and revealing – diary, a nurse on a typical hospital ward says a lack of basic care and compassion by overworked staff is costing patients' lives | UPDATED: 08:39 GMT, 19 June 2012 The NHS at its best is brilliant, but a new book by a male nurse claims that too often it lets patients down, not through direct negligence, but due to small omissions and a lack of care and time that, added up, can have devastating results.