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GMC accused of racism for pursuing further action against Dr Bawa-Garba in High Court

The doctors’ watchdog has been accused of racism for striking off a paediatrician over the death of a child. Hadiza Bawa-Garba is to be struck off the...

Doctor can be struck off for role in six-year-old boy’s death following appeal

A doctor who was found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence after the death of a six-year-old boy can be struck off, a court has ruled. Jack Adcoc...

NHS junior doctors who move abroad “should pay back training costs”

Junior doctors should be forced to pay back some of their training costs to the NHS if they work abroad after qualifying, a healthcare leader said yesterda...

Surgeon who burned initials into livers of two patients fined £10,000

A surgeon who burned his initials on to the livers of two patients during transplant surgery has been given a 12-month community order and fined £10,000. ...

Senior Tory MP hits out at Government’s ‘disingenuous’ use of winter statistics

A senior Conservative MP has hit out at the Government’s “disingenuous” use of statistics when talking about the scale of the winter crisis affecting...

Richard Branson’s Virgin healthcare firm scoops £1bn of NHS contracts

Richard Branson’s Virgin Care won a record £1bn of NHS contracts last year, as £3.1bn of health services were privatised despite a government pledge to...

NHS maternity lapses lead to mistakes in one in every five births

Tens of thousands of mothers and babies in England were harmed by potential lapses in maternity care in the past two years, the BBC has learned. More th...

NHS England plans to cut indigestion, eye drops and dandruff prescriptions

NHS England is proposing to cut free prescriptions for over-the-counter remedies such as dandruff shampoo, eye drops and indigestion tablets in an effort t...

Growth in steroid abuse among young men “raising health risk for thousands”

Tens of thousands of people may be at increased risk of dying early from heart attacks and strokes by misusing anabolic steroids, according to doctors. ...

Surgeon admits branding his initials on the livers of two patients during transplant operations

A surgeon has admitted marking his initials on the livers of two patients during transplant operations. Consultant Simon Bramhall, 53, pleaded guilty to...

Victim of paedophile Dr Myles Bradbury continues to suffer years later

The mother of a child abused by a paedophile hospital doctor says her son has been "destroyed" by what happened. Myles Bradbury was jailed for 22 years ...