NHS Trust pleads guilty to failing to provide safe care to baby

NHS Trust pleads guilty to failing to provide safe care and treatment of seven-day-old boy who died at scandal-hit hospital where doctors refused to work weekends The NHS trust has pleaded guilty to failing to provide safe care and treatment  Harry Richford died in November 2017, seven days after his emergency delivery  Inquest found his … Read more

Alex Salmond says independent Scotland should ditch the Pound

Alex Salmond says independent Scotland should ditch the Pound as Tories highlight fears over economic havoc from separatist drive Alex Salmond told Alba Party independent Scotland will need to replace pound He said the post-pandemic world meant Scotland would need its own currency Before the 2014 referendum Mr Salmond had advocated currency union with UK … Read more

Infections of South African and Kent variants in those vaccinated have already been recorded

Infections of South African and Kent coronavirus variants in those who have been vaccinated have already been recorded, NHS expert warns Cases of people getting South Africa and Kent variants after vaccine recorded Dr Susan Hopkins said vaccines acted as ‘primer’ for the immune system She said the cases were to be expected as vaccines … Read more

NHS diabetes health advice campaign will target Facebook adverts at men over 40 

‘Nanny state’ NHS diabetes health advice campaign will target men over 40 with Facebook adverts Men aged 40 and over to be target of diabetes awareness campaign by the NHS Social media drive to advise on best ways to avoid developing type 2 diabetes Follows campaign last year targeting black and South Asian communities By Daily Mail … Read more

David Cameron’s one-time press secretary defends his old boss

A cabinet minister defended embattled David Cameron yesterday as details emerged of how the former prime minister had lobbied the NHS for staff data on behalf of Greensill Capital. Mr Cameron’s one-time press secretary George Eustice said his old boss had not broken any rules in his work for the controversial finance firm and said … Read more

How Big Brother star was released from hospital 12 hours before she died weighing less than 31kg

Tragic Big Brother star Nikki Grahame was the victim of a series of care failures that led to her ‘entirely avoidable’ death from anorexia, those closest to the 38-year-old have claimed. They have also revealed Nikki’s ‘desperate struggle’ to get treatment over the last six months, during which time she was discharged from hospital twice … Read more

ANNA MIKHAILOVA: No 10 adviser owns shares in a firm awarded £1m in government and NHS contracts 

Eddie Lister, one of the Prime Minister’s most senior advisers, owns shares in a company that has won nearly £1 million in Government and NHS contracts, I can reveal. The Tory peer has more than £50,000 worth of shares in Johnson Controls, a US-based engineering firm whose UK branch has secured six public contracts since … Read more