Health

Seven days GP opening on horizon

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Dozens of GPs surgeries in the Black Country could be set to open seven days a week under new government plans to extend opening hours.

Walsall Manor Hospital ‘concerned’ over baby scandal

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A hospital boss has admitted it is ‘worrying’ and ‘concerning’ that it took a Freedom of Information request to uncover the fact that the remains of unborn babies had been kept for up to four years rather than being cremated.

£3m wasted on NHS jobs, claims group

The TaxPayers' Alliance claimed the NHS has 'wasted' more than £46 million of public money on unnecessary jobs

More than £3 million a year is being ‘wasted’ by the NHS in the West Midlands on 109 unnecessary jobs including spin doctors and diversity advisers, a lobby group has claimed.

£2.6m fine threatens West Midlands Ambulance Service

A 'postcode lottery' over ambulance responses could be costing thousands of lives per year, a former ambulance service chief has warned

A fine of up to £2.6 million could be imposed on West Midlands Ambulance Service after crews failed to hit strict eight-minute targets to reach some emergency patients with life-threatening conditions, it can be revealed today.