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Nurse who racked up £2,000 in parking fines after working past end of her shift loses legal fight

A NHS nurse who was fined fifteen times at a total of £2,040 because she worked beyond the end of her shift will have to pay the huge sum after she lost a...

NHS spends £80m on private ambulances a year to meet demand, data shows

The NHS is spending almost £80m a year hiring private ambulances to answer 999 calls and take patients to hospital for appointments, new figures show. ...

New technology could allow multiple vaccines to be delivered in single jab

Multiple injections for vaccinations could become a thing of the past, according to scientists who have developed an approach for delivering many doses of ...

Ian Paterson: Victims of disgraced surgeon get £37m from new fund

About 750 victims of rogue breast surgeon Ian Paterson are to be paid compensation from a new £37m fund. Private healthcare firm Spire has agreed to pa...

NHS needs to be ready for h3n2 flu which has compromised services in Australia

Hospitals and GP surgeries are bracing themselves for a severe flu outbreak, the head of the NHS has warned. Simon Stevens said that the virus had alrea...

Only 1 in 10 MPs in England believe the social care system is suitable in UK

Only 1 in 10 MPs in England (10%) believe that the current social care system is suitable for the UK’s ageing population. And 86% of MPs in England be...

Uber-driving former heart surgeon wins six figure pay out from health board that sacked him

A heart surgeon who became an Uber driver has won a six-figure pay out from the health board that sacked him after claiming he was unfairly dismissed for b...

Health Secretary accused of hypocrisy for spending £44,000 on office shower suite

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has had a £44,000 taxpayer-funded toilet and shower suite put in his new office after ordering £22billion NHS savings. He...

Connor Sparrowhawk death: former NHS clinician admits string of failings

A consultant psychiatrist has admitted a string of failings over the death of a vulnerable teenager who drowned in a bath at an NHS care unit. Connor Sp...

Romford doctor Manish Shah charged with 118 sexual offences

A doctor from east London has been charged with 118 sexual offences, the Met Police has said. Manish Shah, of Brunel Close, Romford, is accused of 65 co...

Ian Paterson: Disgraced breast surgeon has sentence increased to 20 years

A breast surgeon who intentionally wounded his patients has had his 15-year jail term increased to 20 years. Ian Paterson, 59, who appeared at the Court...