What teachers really want to tell parents

This summer, I met a principal who was recently named as the administrator of the year in her state. She was loved and adored by all, but she told me she was leaving the profession. I screamed, “You can’t leave us,” and she quite bluntly replied, “Look, if I get an offer to lead a […]

Nurse failed to spot that a pensioner had suffered a stroke for EIGHT HOURS

Nurse who failed to spot a pensioner had suffered a stroke for EIGHT HOURS is not struck off Nurse was supposed to check on patient regularly but checked her only at 9pm and 5.25am the next day He made no record of patient's careAdmitted wiping another patient down with bed sheet soaked in her own urineCouncil said ban would not be 'proportionate' Nurse now works in a care home | UPDATED: 14:21 GMT, 27 July 2012 Nsengiyaremye now works in a care home and must undertake regular supervision sessions A nurse who failed to notice an elderly woman had suffered a stroke for more than eight hours has avoided being struck off.

BMA doctors argue assisted suicide is "never justified" as they vote against euthanasia

BMA doctors argue assisted suicide is 'never justified' as they vote against euthanasia Campaigners say current system is 'morally repugnant'Doctors decide killing of patients 'can never be justified' | UPDATED: 16:19 GMT, 27 June 2012 Doctors have reiterated their opposition to assisted dying at the British Medical Association’s conference today.

MMR: A mother’s victory: The vast majority of doctors say there is no link between the triple jab and autism, but could an Italian court case…

MMR: A mother’s victory. The vast majority of doctors say there is no link between the triple jab and autism, but could an Italian court case reignite this controversial debateLandmark ruling in an Italian court has said Valentino Bocca’s autism was provoked by the MMR jab he had at aged nine monthsHis parents have already been awarded 140,000 and could be paid an additional 800,000 in their case against the Italian government

No more happy hour: Minimum alcohol price in Scotland to be set at 50p a unit

End of the happy hour: Minimum alcohol price in Scotland to be set at 50p a unit‎ A bottle of strong cider will cost a minimum of 4.67, while a 12.5% bottle of wine will be at least 4.69Scottish Health Minister says move will save 500 lives a year | UPDATED: 12:54 GMT, 14 May 2012 The Scottish Government has announced it wants to set a minimum price of 50p per unit of alcohol.

Red meat death study: The truth is you needn"t give up that juicy steak after all

Dying for a sausage As yet another study says too much red meat could kill us, the truth is you needn't give up that juicy steak after all | UPDATED: 09:02 GMT, 14 March 2012 Research:A Harvard University study found reducing the amount of red meat in our diet to 1oz a day could prevent one in ten early deaths in men, and one in 13 premature deaths in women Don't choke on your bacon buttie, but in the medical profession’s relentless quest to find ever more things that may kill us, health officials are turning up the heat on red meat — again.

NHS care: David Cameron says nurses must be told to "talk to patients" on hospital wards

Nurses must be told to 'talk to patients': PM's intervention is a damning indictment of care on our hospital wardsNurses should check whether patients need help at least once an hourDavid Cameron says quality of care has been hit by the stifling bureaucracy Focus on care: David Cameron will say nurses need to check up on patients at least every hour David Cameron is urging nurses to speak to patients at least once an hour. As he pledges to reverse the declining standard of NHS care in a major speech today, the Prime Minister will say too few nurses understand that caring is their main job, and that everything else comes second