THE GOVERNMENT was today forced to deny that patients will be BANNED from using hospital A&E without a note from a doctor.
A top NHS boss revealed that Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt had suggested a trial of the controversial plan.It would see patients forced to get a referral from
GP appointments that last only ten minutes are no longer fit for purpose, Jeremy Hunt admits.
The Health Secretary said the complex needs of an ageing population require consultations of up to an hour.He declared GPs who know patients and families personally are the best thing about the health
TRAINEE doctors will be given a £20,000 “golden hello” if they take up a GP position in regions with severe recruitment problems.
The medics will be given the lump sum on their first day in the job if they commit to staying in the role for a minimum of
A week after a wealthy doctor pal of Sen. Robert Menendez received an $8.9 million Medicare bill, the Garden State lawmaker sent an e-mail to his chief of staff saying they needed to figure out “who has the best juice” to help with the billing dispute.Menendez sent the e-mail on Aug.
The sicko doctor who allegedly plotted to impregnate women so he could have sex with their children was hit with dozens of new child sex abuse charges, according to reports.James Kohut — a former California brain surgeon who was arrested for raping kids in May — now stands accused of
CHILDREN with common ear infections should not be given antibiotics, a health watchdog has said.
Draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) says parents should use paracetamol or ibuprofen instead.The watchdog found 60 per cent of children with middle ear infection will show signs
What a life!Photos just released in Sen. Robert Menendez’s bribery trial show him living large with his wealthy eye doctor pal Salomon Melgen, including lounge-time by the pool, weekends in the Caribbean with his lady friend, and access to golf courses with ocean views.The photos are evidence in the Newark
Retired dentist Stanwood Elkus, 79, was sentenced to life in prison Friday for fatally shooting a doctor that gave him a diagnosis which led to a botched penis surgery — more than 20 years ago.The shooting took place in 2013, when a seething Elkus drove fifty miles from his home
JUST two junior doctors were left to care for more than 400 patients on a "very unsafe" night shift, a report has revealed.
The trainees were left to monitor 436 sick people overnight at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, Devon.One medic at the hospital said they didn't have a break
A gynecologist in Utah failed to remove a piece of gauze from a woman’s vagina after surgery to remove her cervix — and left the material inside of her for nearly a month, a lawsuit claims.The lawsuit, filed by a woman in Tooele who had her right fallopian tube and
Dear John: When will the US understand that the universal sport of soccer cannot exist in our country? It is a poor man’s sport where no equipment is needed, only a ball and a field in which to kick it.It cannot survive in the US for three reasons: Boring, boring,
EVERY GP practice in the country could close their books to new patients after doctors gave their backing to the idea in a provisional poll.
The British Medical Association is now considering a formal ballot in light of the result, which reflects frustrations with high workloads and a lack
New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez started taking bribes from his wealthy doctor pal more than a decade ago – when he first got to the Senate – then lied about it to the public, prosecutors allege in new court documents.The Department of Justice laid out details of its corruption case
The 'Dangerous Woman' pulls the plug on her August 23 concert due to unspecified health problems.
Ariana Grande was forced to cancel her concert on Wednesday night, August 23. The former Nickelodeon star was supposed to take the stage at Quan khu 7 Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City,
The Duke of Edinburgh told No 10 officials to "f*** off" after the young princes' involvement was suggested
In Sky political commentator Adam Boulton’s book he wrote the Duke of Edinburgh shouted at No 10 officials to “f*** off” after the boy’s involvement was suggested.Prince William and Prince Harry
Connor Horridge shouted for his mum moments before he fatally collapsed from the lethal disease
Little Connor Horridge, from Wigan, Greater Manchester, complained of ear ache and sickness for five days before he was rushed to the doctor’s surgery after his symptoms worsened.Connor Horridge collapsed shouting ‘mummy, my legs’ as
A pregnant doctor who was at a Kentucky hospital preparing to give birth got sidelined — to help deliver another woman’s child, which was in distress.OB-GYN Dr. Amanda Hess was at Frankfort Regional Hospital over the weekend — preparing to be induced — when she overheard nurses saying that another
A Manhattan judge has barred a disgruntled former patient from protesting outside a skin doctor’s offices with a poster that calls him “The Butcher” and the “Madoff of dermatology.”Judge Erika Edwards issued the temporary restraining order Tuesday morning pending an Aug. 9 hearing on the matter.The judge made the ruling
This Manhattan dermatologist can make blemishes disappear– but not an angry ex-patient who claims he botched her laser facial treatments.Dr. Eric Schweiger – who has 26 offices in the New York metro area – is suing to banish former client Bozena Ginalski from the city sidewalks near his Manhattan locations.The
A young mom died from a rare flesh-eating disease after being injured during a sex game with her boyfriend.Care assistant Katie Widdowson told medics she had hurt her wrist while being restrained in bed.But hospital doctors diagnosed a simple sprain and sent her home – missing warning signs that it
At least 814 medics have been killed in Syria since the start of the civil war six years ago
Physicians for Human Rights, an NGO that has tracked attacks on medics in Syria, said that there have been over 454 attacks on hospitals in the last six years of
A court ruled doctors and nurses must pay £128 for every ticket they have received plus £26,000 in court feesOne nurse at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff owes £150,000 in outstanding tickets.Campaigner Sue Prior has been battling parking fines handed out by private parking companies at the University
An Iranian cancer researcher coming to the US to help sick children has been detained at Logan International Airport in Boston in the wake of President Trump’s revised travel ban, according to reports.Dr. Mohsen Dehnav holds a visiting work visa that was issued in May and planned to work as
A doctor shot by Bronx hospital madman Henry Bello took a bullet to his wrist — and at one point, it was feared that he might not be able to continue practicing medicine, a friend told The Post on Sunday.But victim Dr. Hassan Tariq, 32, an attending physician at Bronx-Lebanon
A Louisiana senator on Sunday said the country needs to ignore President Trump’s tweets and focus more on the real worries faced by Americans’ families when discussing healthcare.“Our focus cannot be on the tweet. Our focus has to be on that kitchen table family paying $20,000, $30,000 and $40,000 for
It’s New York’s sickest hospital.Long before a deranged doctor opened fire inside Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, the place was under an ongoing federal corruption probe, mobsters controlled the construction of its new outpatient center, executives were enjoying million-dollar pay packages and fat bonuses, doctors were allegedly offered per-patient bounties to drum up
The doctor shot dead by a deranged former Bronx-Lebanon Hospital worker was covering someone else’s shift.Dr. Tracy Tam, of Queens, died in a reign of terror unleashed Friday by Henry Bello, who stormed onto the building’s 16th floor in a white lab coat, carrying an AM-15 rifle and jars of
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — A Pennsylvania pediatrician has been acquitted of charges he indecently assaulted a woman while examining her infant.The Morning Call reports the Lehigh County jury deliberated for three hours Thursday before reaching a verdict.Seven women have accused in 43-year-old Dr. Jarret Patton of sexually assaulting them in the
A woman is suing doctors at an Atlanta hospital after she says they left a camera inside her body during an organ transplant — and wasn’t found for another six months.The lawsuit, which was filed earlier this week in DeKalb County State Court, alleges doctors at Emory University Hospital were
OMAHA, Neb— It has been a busy College World Series for Dr. Jerry Poche’, the father of star LSU pitcher Jared Poche’.A family doctor who has been in private practice for 25 years, Poche’ has tended to four people during this year’s CWS: A 6-year-old boy who was hit in