1. National

Hospitals face 'special measures'

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said 11 of 14 hospitals probed in a report into high death rates will be placed under 'special measures' management.

View all 44 updates ›

Staff told not to resuscitate against patient's wishes

A heart attack victim who woke up to discover a "Do Not Resuscitate" mistakenly attached to his hospital bed has spoken of the "diabolical" care he received. Speaking to ITV News he vowed he would never go back to the Pilgrim Hospital in Lincolnshire again.

The hospital said they would not comment on individual cases, but admitted there were "serious" problems, that they have vowed to tackle. Lewis Vaugh-Jones reports.

More on this story