Hospital paper prescriptions to be scrapped to save lives
Deaths caused by prescription errors at NHS hospitals are to be tackled by getting rid of outdated paper systems, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said
Fast-track plan for quality social workers
The new 'Frontline' scheme will bring quality graduates into the profession and improve standards, the government has claimed
Cameron to compromise over childcare?
''We'll find a way forward that I hope will be good for people who want affordable childcare,'' he says
Clwyd finds ''shocking'' neglect by nurses
The Labour MP whose husband died ''like a battery hen'' at the hands of the NHS, says nurses across the country have neglected elderly and vulnerable patients
244,000 people under 19 are unpaid carers
Of these, roughly 23,000 are under nine years old and 149,000 are aged between 15 and 19
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