VERY URGENT, PLEASE HELP! Texts reveal the desperate staff shortages at privately-run out-of-hours GP services putting patients' lives in danger Doctors claim that Harmoni, the largest private provider of urgent care services in England, is so short-staffed that it is regularly unsafeInvestigation uncovered desperate texts, begging staff to come to work Company also alleged to have manipulated its performance data, masking delays in seeing patients and other missed targetsAnd fears that a seven-week old baby may have died due to desperate staff shortages and protocols not being followed | UPDATED: 13:31 GMT, 18 December 2012 Patients' lives are repeatedly being put at risk by out-of-hours care provided by a private company, senior doctors have claimed Patients' lives are repeatedly being put at risk by out-of-hours care provided by a private company, senior doctors have claimed.
Teenager, 15, kills herself two months after 'suicide' of her younger sister, 13, who was targeted by cyberbullies | UPDATED: 15:38 GMT, 15 December 2012 A teenager took her own life less than two months after her 13-year-old sister killed herself. Shannon Gallagher, 15, from Co Donegal was found on Thursday by foster carers she had been placed with, hours after telling them that she was going to bed.
Mr Fabricant, in custardy wig, loudly cheered pro-gay speakers | UPDATED: 23:32 GMT, 10 December 2012 Sarcasm: Matthew Offord asked if polygamists would now be given a Government consultation Might bigamy be the next love that dare not speak its name The Commons yesterday had its first chance to discuss gay weddings in church.
No turtle doves! Alert over bird celebrated in Twelve Days of Christmas as numbers fall two thirds in five years | UPDATED: 07:50 GMT, 7 December 2012 If you are expecting a gift of two turtle doves from your true love this Christmas, you may be disappointed. For the bird, celebrated in the Twelve Days of Christmas, is in peril, conservationists have warned. Latest figures show that the number of turtle doves has plummeted by nearly two thirds in five years and are in increasing danger of disappearing from the British countryside for ever.