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Doctor admits misleading medics over Pauline Cafferkey temperature

A doctor has admitted misleading other medics by concealing Pauline Cafferkey’s raised temperature before she became seriously ill with Ebola. Hannah ...

Doctors missed 11 chances to treat boy before he died of asthma, coroner hears

There were 11 opportunities to treat a nine-year-old chess champion in the months before he died of chronic asthma, an inquest has heard. Michael Uriely...

Thousands of vulnerable people held unlawfully in care homes and hospitals

Tens of thousands of vulnerable people with dementia and learning disabilities are being detained unlawfully in hospitals and care homes across Britain, th...

Care Quality Commission warns online doctor services may pose risk to public

Patients could be at risk from online companies offering doctors’ services, the Care Quality Commission has said. The warning comes after investigator...

Patients at risk in outdated acute care model, CQC chief inspector says

Campaigners say inspectors’ report highlights impact of cuts to urgent and emergency services with demand putting patients at risk The health service ...

Tens of thousands of new mothers can’t reach a midwife, study finds

Tens of thousands of new mothers a year are seeking help at an A&E unit or GP surgery because they cannot reach a midwife to ask them for advice, a new...

Former Tory health adviser joins US firm involved in NHS privatisation

A former Government health adviser has joined a US firm involved in NHS privatisation – a move campaigners say demonstrates the “wafer-thin partition...

NHS cash crisis in Kent halts non-urgent surgery for 1,700 patients until April

An NHS body has run so short of money that it has banned patients in its area from having non-urgent surgery for up to 102 days in an unprecedented move th...

Manchester trusts recruit first wave of doctors from Indian hospital

Trusts in Greater Manchester have agreed to host 20 doctors from Apollo Hospitals in India, following an agreement with Health Education England last year....

Man evicted from hospital in Great Yarmouth for blocking bed for two years

A hospital applied for a court order to remove a patient who had occupied a bed "unnecessarily" for more than two years. The man, who cannot be named du...

NHS crisis: 20 hospitals declare black alert as patient safety no longer assured

More than 20 hospitals in England have had to declare a black alert this week after becoming so overcrowded that they could no longer guarantee patient saf...