1. Two young children missing in NSW after their mother left them alone in the park for 15 minutes.
Two young children, aged 10 and four, have been missing for more than 16 hours now, after their mother left them for 15 minutes in a park to play while she went to a friend’s house.
Police say at about 3pm yesterday William Bradbury, aged 10, and his little sister Savanah Bradbury, 4, were at Colley Park on West Street, Casino, when their mother left them unattended.
When she returned about fifteen minutes later, the two children were missing.
Police attended and began making extensive patrols, however the children were not located.
A witness has told police that they saw the two children walk away from the park on their own.
Overnight locals and police as well as SES conducted door knocks in the area and searched for the children, but they have not been located.
William Bradbury is described as Caucasian appearance, stocky build, mousey short hair, and he was wearing a black ‘bad boys’ t-shirt, blue shorts and no shoes.
Savannah Bradbury is described as Caucasian appearance, average height and build, with blonde curly hair, and she was wearing a pink dress with a purple shirt underneath, with white, black and pink coloured shoes.
Anyone who sights the children is asked to contact police immediately.
2. Woman wrongly diagnosed with late stage liver cancer unnecessarily given six months worth of chemotherapy.
The woman was diagnosed with stage-four cancer and was put on a six-month course of chemotherapy at a NSW hospital after an oncologist also failed to check the surgeon’s diagnosis, The Daily Telegraph reports.
She received six months chemotherapy, but when the tumours failed to respond to treatment doctors ordered further testing and found out they were benign.
The surgeon and the oncologist were referred to the Medical Council but are still be practising.
This latest medical bungle follows a scandal after patients at St Vincent’s hospital were underdosed in their chemotherapy.
The NSW health care system has been plagued by a litany of errors, the latest Health Care Commission annual report, shows a 47 per cent rise in healthcare system complaints in five years.
3. Man missing after Tinder date in Bali found “playing the bongos in Thailand.”
A Perth man whose frantic friends and family reported him missing after a Tinder dater in Bali has been found - playing bongos in Thailand.
Josh Goudswaard, a New Zealander who lives in Perth, was reported missing after not being heard from since November 1.
Mr Goudswaard was found alive by an American tourist on a Thailand beach on Thursday. A friend announced on Facebook that he had been found.