Doctors talk as if we're not there, say a quarter of patients while a third don't understand what they are being told Annual NHS survey shows care has improved overall since last yearBut campaigners still disappointed by some of the results A fifth of patients didn't necessarily trust the doctor treating them By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 23:43 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 05:21 GMT, 17 April 2013 One in four patients says their doctors talk over them as if they weren’t there, according to a major survey. A fifth didn’t necessarily trust the doctor treating them while a third couldn’t always understand what they were being told. One in ten said there weren’t enough nurses and one in five was not always treated with dignity
It's taboo to admit it, but I wish my unborn baby wasn't a beastly boy! | UPDATED: 02:06 GMT, 10 December 2012 Girl power: Esther with her daughter Kitty at home Please, not a boy,’ I hissed at my sister Harriet. ‘If it’s a boy, I’ll just die.