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‘Child malaria vaccine milestone’

‘Child malaria vaccine milestone’

unable to retrieve full-text contentScientists say the world’s first malaria vaccine provides children with continuing protection against the disease and may be in use by 2015. Continue reading

Hunt ticked off over A&E wait stats

Hunt ticked off over A&E wait stats

unable to retrieve full-text contentHealth Secretary Jeremy Hunt is ticked off by the statistics watchdog over claims about A&E waiting times in England. Continue reading

Liberia bans football over Ebola

Liberia bans football over Ebola

unable to retrieve full-text contentLiberia suspends all football activities in an effort to control the spread of Ebola, as the number of people killed by the virus in West Africa reaches 672. Continue reading

Jail for cancer hospital fraudster

Jail for cancer hospital fraudster

unable to retrieve full-text contentAn NHS worker is jailed for four years over a fraud in which £642,000 meant for cancer drugs was stolen from a leading hospital. Continue reading

NHS boss jailed for £2.2m fraud

NHS boss jailed for £2.2m fraud

unable to retrieve full-text contentA former head of financial accounting at two NHS trusts is jailed for stealing £2.2m of NHS funds to buy 11 properties in Sussex and London. Continue reading

Cross-border heart ops to continue

Cross-border heart ops to continue

unable to retrieve full-text contentSome heart patients in Wales will continue to be sent to England for surgery to cut waiting lists. Continue reading

‘Brain hub predicts negative events’

‘Brain hub predicts negative events’

unable to retrieve full-text contentScientists have identified a part of the brain that may help us predict when things are about to go wrong and could play a part in depression. Continue reading

‘Brain hub predicts negative events’

‘Brain hub predicts negative events’

unable to retrieve full-text contentScientists have identified a part of the brain that may help us predict when things are about to go wrong and could play a part in depression. Continue reading

Pause NHS privatisation – Labour

Pause NHS privatisation – Labour

unable to retrieve full-text contentNHS privatisation is “being forced through at pace and scale” says shadow health secretary Andy Burnham, as he calls for it to be halted until after the general election. Continue reading

Chicken factories given all-clear

Chicken factories given all-clear

unable to retrieve full-text contentPoultry processing plants in Llangefni and Scunthorpe alleged to have committed hygiene breaches are rated “good” and “generally satisfactory”. Continue reading