NHS pays out 2million after surgeon botches operations – and there are still 94 OUTSTANDING claims


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NHS pays out 2million after surgeon botches operations – and there are still 94 OUTSTANDING claims 2million of compensation has been paid out to Manjit Bhamra's patients at Rotherham HospitalThere are another 94 outstanding claims against himDespite this, he is STILL working as a surgeon By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 19:04 GMT, 28 February 2013 | UPDATED: 07:48 GMT, 1 March 2013 Surgeon Manjit Bhamra is still practising, despite the NHS forking out close to 2million for botched operations The NHS has paid out more than 2m in compensation to victims of a surgeon who is still allowed to work. Rotherham Hospital has agreed damages settlements for four former patients of orthopaedic surgeon Manjit Bhamra, totalling just over 1m since last summer. Previously 13 other patients had received a total of 1,058,784.

Margaret Thatcher leaves hospital after operation to remove growth from her bladder


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Margaret Thatcher leaves hospital after operation to remove growth from her bladder Surgery was 'minimally invasive' and former PM said to be in good spirits | UPDATED: 23:45 GMT, 29 December 2012 .

Pippa Middleton book: A whole 5 off – and signed, too


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'A whole 5 off – and signed, too!': Yes, that's Pippa's frank admission on how she's now shifting copies of her (rather rudely reviewed) party tips bookPippa Middleton signed discounted copies of her book at a pub in Stanford DIngley, Berkshire'Her Royal Hotness' has launched a tireless book-signing blitzkrieg in an attempt to turn struggling sales around | UPDATED: 10:48 GMT, 16 December 2012 It surely wasn’t what she – or the publisher who stumped up a 400,000 advance – expected. But Pippa Middleton’s party-planning book has struggled to sell after attracting an avalanche of unkind reviews blasting its advice as ‘glaringly obvious’. If she is disheartened, however, ‘Her Royal Hotness’ isn’t showing it – and has even launched a tireless book-signing blitzkrieg in an attempt to turn things around

Higher earners face 1,000 cut in state pensions


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Higher earners face 1,000 cut in state pensions under new proposals to form single-tier system Pensions Minister Steve Webb said that the proposed single-tier state pension would lead to high earners receiving around 20 a week lessUnder the plans to introduce a simpler flat rate pension, the state second pension will be abolished | UPDATED: 03:18 GMT, 14 December 2012 Admission: Pensions minister Steve Webb The state pensions of high earners will fall by 1,000 a year under planned reforms, the government has admitted.

Doctors use broken bones to help unmask dementia in elderly patients who may otherwise not be diagnosed

Doctors use broken bones to help unmask dementia in elderly patients who may otherwise not be diagnosed | UPDATED: 10:02 GMT, 10 December 2012 Brain impairment caused by conditions such as Alzheimer's makes falling over and suffering breaks more likely Doctors are using broken wrists to diagnose dementia in elderly patients.