Couple receive NHS payout after doctors missed opportunities

Couple receive NHS payout after doctors missed opportunities

Heartbroken couple, 27 and 30, receive NHS payout after doctors missed three opportunities to save the life of their stillborn baby daughter instead prescribing the mother painkillers Medics at Kettering Hospital failed to recognise tell-tale signs of pre-eclampsia Kimberley Wilson was suffering…

NHS surgeon gets an invite to Princess Eugenie’s wedding

NHS surgeon gets an invite to Princess Eugenie’s wedding

NHS surgeon who performed life-changing surgery to straighten Princess Eugenie’s spine gets an invite to her wedding Jan Lehovsky, a doctor in North London, helped royal ‘stand straight’ as a child  He will be among staff from Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital at…

KFC restaurant metres from primary school sparks backlash

KFC restaurant metres from primary school sparks backlash

Residents have accused KFC of encouraging childhood obesity – by building a drive-through restaurant just metres away from a primary school. Work started on the outlet in Lancashire today, in spite of opposition from some locals. It comes after figures revealed nearly…

Olympic gold medallist Amy Williams nominates heroic 7/7 London bombings trauma surgeon for our Health Awards

Olympic gold medallist Amy Williams nominates heroic 7/7 London bombings trauma surgeon for our Health Awards

Olympic gold medalist Amy Williams tells CLARE O’REILLY why Alastair Wilson, founder of the London Air Ambulance, should win one. OLYMPIC skeleton champion Amy Williams knows first-hand the value of speedy treatment from medics, having “got away lightly” with a damaged disc…

NHS to stop 17 routine operations from removing tonsils to varicose vein surgery as it now says they are 'useless' as IVF slashed

NHS to stop 17 routine operations from removing tonsils to varicose vein surgery as it now says they are 'useless' as IVF slashed

An initial list including removing tonsils and varicose vein surgery has been drawn up by NHS England in a bid curb outdated treatments. Patients are set to be told they have a responsibility to the Health Service not to demand futile surgery…

Mum who will never orgasm again because of permanent nerve damage awarded £1.5m over NHS blunder

Mum who will never orgasm again because of permanent nerve damage awarded £1.5m over NHS blunder

Ginny Atchinson, 45, says the rare condition cauda equina syndrome, which also affects bladder and bowel control, has completely destroyed her sex life. The mum-of-one, from Norwich, Norfolk, even bought herself vibrators in an attempt to get things going again, but revealed: “Sadly,…