1bn raid on NHS could pay more for community care

1bn raid on NHS could pay for more community careComes amid fears that A&E departments are being flooded by patients who could be cared for at home By Tim Shipman PUBLISHED: 22:49 GMT, 26 April 2013 | UPDATED: 09:06 GMT, 27 April 2013 DM.has('shareLink', 'shareLinks', { 'id': '2315557', 'title': '1bn raid on NHS could pay for more community care', 'url': 'http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2315557/1bn-raid-NHS-pay-community-care.html', 'eTwitterStatus': '%C2%A31bn%20raid%20on%20NHS%20could%20pay%20more%20for%20community%20care%20http://bit.ly/11qM29i%20via%[email protected]' }); Ministers plan to use 1billion of the NHS budget to pay for social care – effectively tearing up the Coalition’s pledge to ringfence Health Service spending.

How I"ll weed out the health tourists, by Hunt: Minister acts after Mail highlights abuse of NHS

How I'll weed out the health tourists, by Hunt: Minister acts after Mail highlights abuse of NHS Jeremy Hunt believes non-UK residents are granted NHS numbers too easily Mr Hunt said the system was completely unacceptable He proposed anyone with a 'questionable residency' should be issued with a temporary number By James Chapman PUBLISHED: 23:28 GMT, 18 April 2013 | UPDATED: 06:32 GMT, 19 April 2013 Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt wants only permanent British residents to qualify for anything other than emergency care Foreigners travelling to Britain to take advantage of our free health service will be denied treatment under radical plans for a shake-up of the system of personal NHS identification numbers. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt wants only permanent British residents to qualify for anything other than emergency care free of charge.

Son found guilty of sawn-off shotgun "execution" of his parents for 230,000 inheritance after they survived car crash he staged to kill them

Son found guilty of sawn-off shotgun 'execution' of his parents for 230,000 inheritance after they survived car crash he staged to kill themStephen Seddon shot Robert, 68, and Patricia, 65, with a sawn-off shotgun Four months earlier he tried to kill the couple by staging a fake road crash He drove into a canal with them strapped in the back seats of a carFound guilty of two counts of attempted murder and two counts of murder By Anthony Bond PUBLISHED: 15:19 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:59 GMT, 27 March 2013 A man with an 'insatiable thirst' for money is facing life in jail today after being found guilty of the cold-blooded 'execution' of his parents for a 230,000 inheritance. Convicted fraudster Stephen Seddon, 46, shot his parents Robert Seddon, 68, and Patricia, 65, with a sawn-off shotgun at their suburban home in Sale, Greater Manchester.

Alps deaths: British father and son, Peter and Charlie Saunders found dead after plunging "hundreds of feet" down a mountain

First pictures of father and son killed in Alps hiking trip : Panic-stricken Briton was 'phoning for help for the 12-year-old when he also fell' Peter and Charlie Saunders died at 'The Junction' in Chamonix ValleyPair had set off on hike without specialist equipment like crampons Spring thaw of snow and ice creates potentially lethal conditions PUBLISHED: 10:59 GMT, 17 March 2013 | UPDATED: 22:54 GMT, 17 March 2013 A frantic father made a desperate call to emergency services after his 12-year-old son plunged down a French mountain before the line went dead as he fell to his own death trying to rescue him. Peter and Charlie Saunders were found dead within a few hundred metres of each other after tumbling 'hundreds of feet' in the Chamonix Valley in the Alps

Major rail disaster narrowly averted after two huge construction drills burst through tunnel wall

Major rail disaster narrowly averted after two huge construction drills burst through tunnel wall Train driver noticed water pouring down onto the roof of his train Train sent to investigate stopped just as drills penetrated tunnel ahead By Emily Davies PUBLISHED: 20:56 GMT, 8 March 2013 | UPDATED: 20:57 GMT, 8 March 2013 Rail staff averted a possible major disaster today when two huge construction drills came through a tunnel wall on a major commuter route. The driver of a train from Moorgate in London to Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire saw muddy water pouring on to the roof of his 10.02am First Capital Connect (FCC) train north of Old Street station. He reported the incident and all rail services were stopped.

A&E waiting times “at their worst for 10 years”: Think-tank says four-hour queues are on the rise

A&E waiting times 'at their worst for 10 years': Think-tank says four-hour queues are on the rise The report was compiled by the health think-tank The King’s FundIt also included a poll of 48 NHS finance directors A third said quality of care had deteriorated over the past 12 months By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:36 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 07:40 GMT, 14 February 2013 The number of patients made to wait four hours or longer in A&E has reached its highest level for a decade, a report claims. For the last three months of last year, the figure was 232,000 – an increase of 38 per cent over the previous quarter. Experts said the proportion of patients waiting more than four hours to be seen was the highest since 2003.

UK-bound aircraft carrying 149 passengers narrowly avoided disaster after pilots forgot runway had been shortened by engineering works

UK-bound easyJet flight carrying 149 passengers narrowly avoided disaster after pilots 'forgot' runway had been shortened by engineering works Calculations for take-off were mistakenly based on the normal runway length Pilots did not understand a pre-flight announcement in 'heavily-accented English' in the Czech Republic By Olivia Williams PUBLISHED: 01:39 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 04:21 GMT, 14 February 2013 Pilots of an easyJet flight returning to the UK from Prague started take-off forgetting that temporary works had considerably reduced the runway. The pilots of the easyJet Airbus, with 149 passengers aboard, only realised their mistake when they saw the temporary runway end come into view, an accident report said today. The plane approached the works closer than intended on its flight back to Stansted, but managed to take off at planned speeds, the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) reported

Eight passengers injured in M3 coach crash after driver lost consciousness at the wheel

Eight passengers injured in M3 coach crash after driver lost consciousness at the wheel Hampshire Police said driver 'became unwell and lost consciousness'Coach overturned into the verge on the side of the motorway Accident happened southbound one mile from Fleet services in HampshireNo passengers thought to have been seriously hurt in crash at 6pm By Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 19:44 GMT, 6 January 2013 | UPDATED: 04:29 GMT, 7 January 2013 The driver of a coach that overturned on the motorway yesterday lost consciousness at the wheel, police said.

Almost 6,000 drivers have licences torn up because they cannot SEE the road properly

Almost 6,000 drivers have licences torn up because they cannot SEE the road properlyNumber of motorists banned from driving for poor eyesight jumps 10 per cent in a yearLabour MP Meg Munn calls for 'robust measures' to ensure road safety In 2010 poor eyesight caused 2,874 road accident causalities By Matt Chorley, Mailonline Political Editor PUBLISHED: 10:53 GMT, 29 December 2012 | UPDATED: 10:53 GMT, 29 December 2012 Almost 6,000 drivers have been banned from the road because they cannot see properly, new figures show. The number of licences revoked or blocked soared by 10 per cent higher in 2011, amid growing fears about the eyesight of thousands of people who climb behind the wheel. Officials tore up 5,285 licences for cars and motorbikes and 685 lorry and bus drivers last year because holders could not pass a standard eye test

Details of children taken to A&E to be sent to national database in government bid to crackdown on child abuse

Details of children taken to A&E department to be sent to national database in government bid to crackdown on child abuse Every emergency visit to hospital will be linked up by NHS computer systemSame system will apply to out-of-hours GP consultationUnder proposals even minor injuries suffered will be loggedConsultant: 'Some parents or carers make it difficult to join all the dots' | UPDATED: 09:42 GMT, 27 December 2012 Details of all children taken to accident and emergency departments are to be run through a national database in order to crackdown on child abuse, ministers say. Every emergency visit to hospital or out-of-hours GP consultation will be linked up by an NHS computer system under plans to help doctors expose cruelty and neglect. Under the proposals, even minor injuries suffered by children will be logged.