Windrush NHS nurse, 81, is separated from her six kids and homeless in Jamaica after being refused re-entry to Britain following 2010 holiday

Windrush NHS nurse, 81, is separated from her six kids and homeless in Jamaica after being refused re-entry to Britain following 2010 holiday

Gretel Gocan has been left homeless in Jamaica since 2010 after visiting family, and has no money and no pension. She told the Mirror: "From the life, I once had surrounded by my children in London to having been made homeless in…

Mum's fury after NHS forces her to endure agonising 15 year wait to learn if her 3 kids have devastating condition that is killing their dad

Mum's fury after NHS forces her to endure agonising 15 year wait to learn if her 3 kids have devastating condition that is killing their dad

Kellyann and Jamie Carter, both 27, were devastated when he was diagnosed with spinocerebellar ataxia type 1 (SCA1), a rare genetic condition that progressively wastes his muscles and limits his movement. Since the diagnosis, the family have moved to a bungalow as…

The NHS is swamped by patients with at least two long-term illnesses as patients are also getting younger

The NHS is swamped by patients with at least two long-term illnesses as patients are also getting younger

It claims “tens of millions” of Brits are now struggling with at least two long-term conditions – with cases getting ever younger. Experts say the numbers of over-50s affected have rocketed by almost half in just a decade. And they blamed obesity…

Doctors warn 'Deliveroo-style' pharmacy app could mean patients get hands on 'potentially harmful drugs'

Doctors warn 'Deliveroo-style' pharmacy app could mean patients get hands on 'potentially harmful drugs'

It comes after a patient ordered the wrong strength medicine on the drug delivery app, Echo. Experts in South West Yorkshire have raised concerns, as has the Royal College of GPs. Prof Helen Stokes-Lampard, chair of the RCGP, said online pharmacies aren't…

Patients to be handed NHS cash to spend on treatment they want but it could be splashed on horse riding or holidays

Patients to be handed NHS cash to spend on treatment they want but it could be splashed on horse riding or holidays

Dementia sufferers, army veterans and wheelchair users have all been earmarked to receive 'personal care budgets'. The money is paid directly to them and can be spent on whatever they think will help their condition – as long as their doctor agrees….

Mums-to-be popping painkillers could harm their baby's future fertility — and grandkids' too

Mums-to-be popping painkillers could harm their baby's future fertility — and grandkids' too

Experts claim using paracetamol or ibuprofen might even have a knock-on effect on their grandchildren. Up to one in three mums-to-be take the pills but should only do so if absolutely necessary, according to researchers at Edinburgh University. Their experiments suggest a…

Foreign Aid chief Penny Mordaunt sparks fury by saying it's our 'moral duty' to splash billions of taxpayers' cash overseas

Foreign Aid chief Penny Mordaunt sparks fury by saying it's our 'moral duty' to splash billions of taxpayers' cash overseas

She insisted she had listened to Tory MPs and commentators calling for the £14billion budget to be spent on the NHS – but decided to carry on sending the billions abroad. And the International Development minister sparked a bitter backlash by telling…