Tory backlash grows over national insurance rise as Rishi Sunak faces pressure to axe tax hike 

Tory backlash grows over national insurance rise as Rishi Sunak faces mounting pressure to axe planned tax hike Rishi Sunak was last night facing a backlash from Tory MPs over tax hike plans Backbenchers fear 1.25 per cent national insurance rise in April will hit families Jacob Rees-Mogg called for it to be scrapped at … Read more

Christmas cards, a trendy lightbox and a slouchy sofa: Boris shows off Chequers’ comfy-casual side

Festive Zoom calls showing Boris Johnson and his wife Carrie chatting to NHS vaccination ‘heroes’ from the living room of 16th century political Chilterns country pile Chequers have offered a glimpse into how the couple may have influenced the property’s historic decor.  In photos released by Downing Street, the Prime Minister, his wife and their latest … Read more

Shh! Anti-agers no one but you need know about: What should I ask when choosing a plastic surgeon?

Shh! Anti-agers no one but you need know about: What should I ask when choosing a plastic surgeon? An anonymous reader asked for advice on finding a good plastic surgeon  Inge van Lotringen shared tips from reconstructive surgeon Dr Theo Nanidis Advises against going for someone who’s part of a large chain of clinics By … Read more

Woodland walks ‘save the NHS £185million a year’ due to mental health and wellbeing benefits

Woodland walks ‘save the NHS £185million a year’ due to mental health and wellbeing benefits, says study The figure is likely to be an underestimate, according to Forest Research Visits to outdoor green spaces for at least 30 minutes can reduce depression  Based on annual cost of £1,640 to the NHS to treat a patient … Read more

British man becomes first patient in the world to get a 3D-printed eyeball at NHS hospital in London

British man becomes first patient in the world to get a 3D-printed eyeball at NHS hospital in London Steve Verze lost his left eye 20 years ago and has been using prosthetics since Man in his 40s, from Hackney in London, said they left him feeling self-conscious But he said the 3D-printed eye ‘looks fantastic’ … Read more

NHS midwife reveals she’s ‘ecstatic’ after winning THREE swanky apartments in £3 raffle

An NHS midwife has won three apartments after taking part in a £3 raffle. Sade Oluwaleimu, from London, has bagged herself the impressive prize of three renovated flats of different sizes, including two one-beds and one three-bed in the heart of Bristol town centre. The competition, run by Tramway Path, promised the winner the homes … Read more

Teacher with bionic arms says her children were brought into ‘say goodbye’ to her when sepsis struck

A school teacher fitted with futuristic bionic arms has revealed how her life changed forever in just one weekend after she was struck down by sudden septic shock – saying her two young children were brought in ‘to say goodbye’ to her.  Kath Tregenna, 47, a teacher at the International School of London, developed a … Read more