December 19 2013 Latest news:
The trust running Queen’s Hospital has been put into special measures after a watchdog issued a damning report exposing unsafe A&Es, understaffing, long waiting times and poor planning.
A distressed woman on the brink of giving birth had to be taken to hospital on a London bus – after waiting more than an hour for an ambulance that never came.
Camden is seeing “Dickensian” levels of poverty after becoming the worst borough in London for malnutrition – with reported cases increasing almost ninefold over the past five years.
A chicken shop has been shut down after an Environmental Health Officer described the takeaway as ‘the filthiest premises I have seen in a long time’.
A hospital trust that manages two A&E departments in east London missed government targets on waiting times every week between November 2012 and November 2013.
A horrified nursery nurse found a four-day-old baby lying on his stomach in a stationery cupboard at Queen’s Hospital when she went to get an envelope, a hearing has been told today.
The Duke of Cambridge today dropped in to watch live operations at a cancer-specialist hospital in Chelsea, where he hailed the surgeons’ “incredible” and “amazing” work.
A senior doctor at a private hospital in Harrow has been convicted at the Old Bailey of killing a patient.
There are “large variations” across England in the number of people who die at hospital or in their own homes, figures show, with the most significant proportion being in Waltham Forest.
A 59-year-old mother of 13 who exaggerated a leg injury in a bid to claim £750,000 compensation from a Haringey housing organisation is facing jail.