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Ozzy Osbourne and Uriah Heep drummer Lee Kerslake dies

Ozzy Osbourne and Uriah Heep drummer Lee Kerslake dies

Entertainment
Lee Kerslake, who was the drummer for rock band Uriah Heep and also played on two Ozzy Osbourne albums, has died aged 73 after a battle with prostate cancer.Former Uriah Heep keyboardist Ken Hensley announced his death through a message shared with fans on Facebook. Osbourne was among those who also paid tribute, saying: "It's been 39 years since I've seen Lee but he lives for ever on the records he played on for me, Blizzard of Ozz and Diary of a Madman. Lee Kerslake RIP." Uriah Heep member Mick Box wrote: "Lee was one of the kindest men on earth, as well as being a brother he was an incredible drummer, singer and song writer!"He had a passion for life bar none and was much loved by the fans, as well as anyone who crossed his path! Rock in peace my friend." ...
Lord Kerslake resigns in NHS funding protest

Lord Kerslake resigns in NHS funding protest

Health
Lord Kerslake has resigned as the chairman of a major London hospital trust because of NHS funding problems.The former head of the civil service says the government is being unrealistic about the challenges facing the health service.He announced he was stepping down as chairman of King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust on Sunday.NHS Improvement described the hospital's financial performance as "unacceptable".A spokeswoman added: "It is the worst in the NHS and continues to deteriorate."If you can't see the NHS Tracker, click or tap here. In a statement, Lord Kerslake said of his decision to quit: "I do not do this lightly as I love King's but believe the government and regulator are unrealistic about the scale of the challenge facing the NHS and the trust."I want to pay tribute to th...