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Waiting times to assault NHS staff ‘have tripled’, finds study

free-for-all at the point of needThe latest report on the performance of the NHS has found a familiar but depressing picture of Accident and Emergency rooms full of people who have waited up to three hours to launch an unprovoked physical attack on a medical orderly or nurse.

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Posted: Dec 11th, 2014
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Overweight hospital staff to be kept in trim by Benny Hill-style chases

Matrons, staff sisters and ward orderlies who are overweight will be chased round hospital premises by chubby Liberal Democrat peers with glasses in an attempt to head off an obesity crisis within the NHS, David Cameron has pledged

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Posted: Oct 26th, 2014
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Ebola to take on MRSA in world title showdown

It’s the bout everyone’s been waiting for: Ebola ‘The Kidney Musher’ versus Britain’s very own home-grown bacterium, MRSA ‘The Superbug’. The two contenders are to meet in 16 days’ time at Mid Staffordshire Hospital or whatever it’s called by then, to fight for the undisputed title of the world’s baddest disease. And, predictably, the macho boasting has begun already.

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Posted: Oct 23rd, 2014
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Rat found in NHS operating theatre ‘as well as can be expected’

Pest controllers were rushed to Nottinghamshire’s Kings Mill Hospital late on Monday night after a rat was found in one of the operating theatres.

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Posted: Nov 7th, 2012
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Jeremy Hunt to open world’s first placebo hospital

works for him, every timeBritain’s first hospital built entirely on the power of suggestion is to open next week as a cost-effective solution to the rising price of healthcare.

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Posted: Oct 25th, 2012
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