Paramedic is suspended for mocking patients after ridiculing one for calling 999 over a paper cut

Paramedic is suspended for mocking patients on Facebook after ridiculing one for calling 999 over a paper cut and another who was left suffering ‘chest pains’ after playing on Wii game NHS paramedic has been suspended after he mocked patients on Facebook Samuel Heenan made a string of social media posts about 999 call outs  … Read more

‘Misled’ glampers pay up to £2,000 for three nights at site ‘more Chernobyl than Champneys’

‘More Chernobyl than Champneys!’: ‘Misled’ glampers paying up to £2,000 for three nights say they were promised five-star luxury and cocktails but got overpriced beer and a fish and chip van instead Cloud Nine glamping company owns three sites running over summer holidays  It promises visitors luxury and claims to also ‘offer the ultimate family … Read more

Ken Clarke apologises for his ‘combative behaviour’ at the infected blood inquiry

Ken Clarke apologises for his ‘combative behaviour’ at the infected blood inquiry after appalled survivors label him a ‘total disgrace’ Campaigners said Ken Clarke showed ‘arrogance, pomposity and contempt’ to the victims of the infected blood scandal during inquiry Clarke, who was a health minister, gave three days of evidence to the inquiry He apologised … Read more

Transplant surgeon who burned his initials on to the livers of patients could face a longer ban

Transplant surgeon who burned his initials on to the livers of two patients could face a longer ban after General Medical Council complained a five-month suspension was ‘insufficient’ Simon Bramhall, 53, admitted writing his initials on patients’ organs in 2013  He had been working at Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital at the time He was given … Read more

Top showbiz agent Jonathan Shalit backs campaign to end ‘pingdemic’ disaster

Top showbiz agent Jonathan Shalit backs campaign to end ‘pingdemic’ disaster Jonathan Shalit OBE has joined the Daily Mail campaign to end the pingdemic He said the rules are ‘particularly galling’ to the entertainment industry’s future 59-year-old is the latest signatory to this paper’s letter calling on end to rules  By Jennifer Ruby and Lucy White … Read more

Police anger over pay freeze could see officers enforce a ‘go-slow’ on 999 calls

Police anger over pay freeze could see officers enforce a ‘go-slow’ on 999 calls or ditch their guns on VIP duty, their federation warns Police Federation of England and Wales said it had no confidence in Priti Patel  Officers are incensed over other pay increases for other public servants like NHS They are now considering … Read more

Glaucoma: New blood test 15 TIMES more likely to identify high-risk people before vision loss

A game-changer for glaucoma diagnosis: Scientists develop a blood test that is 15 TIMES more likely than current methods to identify high-risk individuals before irreversible vision loss occurs The new genetic technique was developed by experts from Flinders University They tested it on a total of 413 413,844 individuals with and without glaucoma Resulting from eye … Read more