The Prime Minister has been to a hospital in Derby to announce a package of measures to improve standards of care in the NHS. It comes after appalling cases of patient neglect at two other hospitals in the Midlands.
David Cameron wants to extend the use of patient satisfaction surveys, but today critics dismissed his announcement as a PR exercise. Our correspondent Peter Bearne reports.
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A warm, occasionally bright morning with southwesterly breezes, but thickening cloud and intermittent light rain will spread southwards.
After a bright start the cloud will soon thicken. Outbreaks of patchy rain and drizzle will then move southeastwards.
St Paul’s Primary School may install a washing machine for those who cannot afford to do their own laundry.