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One in hospital as A449 near Newport shut after crash  BBC News

The dual carriageway between Newport and Usk is shut following crash on main link route.

Spice Girls singer Mel B in hospital with two broken ribs and ‘severed hand'  Radio Times

The Spice Girls have rallied around their fellow bandmate Mel B, who has been hospitalised with two broken ribs and a “severed right hand”.

Death and readmissions after hospital discharge during the December holiday period: cohort study  The BMJ

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Bishop Auckland Hospital ward earmarked for closure 'nearly full'  The Northern Echo

A WARD which hospital bosses proposed shutting down is now running 'at nearly full capacity', council chiefs have claimed.

Oxford hospital to pay for EU staff to stay in UK  BBC News

The 1500 staff from EU countries are told by bosses "we want you to stay with us".

Chief targets 2023 to open region's first children's hospital  Health Service Journal

A region's first specialist children's hospital – combining physical and mental health services – may be opened in 2023 now the government has approved up to ...

Poole Hospital praised for top treatment for hip patients  Bournemouth Echo

POOLE Hospital has been named as one of the best hospitals for treating patients with broken hips for the third time in four years.

Head of James Paget University Hospital to leave | Health  Eastern Daily Press

The head of a coastal hospital which in the only one in Norfolk not failing has announced she will leave.

Second woman in Tottenham house fire dies in hospital  BBC News

A woman believed to be in her 30s becomes the second person to die after a fire in north London.

Spice Girls join Mel B in hospital after serious surgery

Mel B was joined in the hospital on Monday (December 10) after undergoing emergency surgery for “broken ribs” and a “severed right hand”.

Woman taken to hospital after house fire in Newport  BBC News

A woman in her twenties has been taken to hospital with smoke inhalation, following a house fire in Newport. South Wales Fire *service* sent three crews to the ...

Two men still fighting for life in hospital after 1am Coast Road van crash  Chronicle Live

The men, aged 44 and 38, suffered life threatening injuries in the collision in the early hours of Monday morning.

Doctor believes her cancer was caused by asbestos exposure at Coventry hospital  ITV News

A 43-year-old doctor is appealing to staff who worked at a hospital in Coventry to come forward if they know anything about the presence of asbestos in the ...

Interserve awarded major Welsh hospital contract worth £25m despite being in talks about a rescue deal  Wales Online

Despite being in talks about a financial rescue deal, Interserve has been granted the contract to develop a new Welsh hospital. Shares in the firm, which is one ...

Hospitals in race to combat ‘toughest ever’ winter crisis for NHS  The Guardian

Health *service* sets up emergency measures as number of A&E patients surges.

Blackpool's Parkwood hospital maybe set to reopen  Blackpool Gazette

The former Parkwood mental health hospital in Blackpool is a prime candidate to be reopened as part of a multi-million pound investment in the NHS on the ...

Call for mandatory hospital training on learning disabilities  BBC News

Paul Ridd, who had severe learning disabilities, died partly as a result of hospital neglect.

Exclusive: Major incident as hospital waste collections halted  Health Service Journal

More than 30 NHS trusts must store clinical waste, including human remains, at their premises for up to a fortnight after their scandal-hit contractor stopped ...

Mother’s ‘heartbreak’ as baby dies hours after leaving hospital – and hospital cleared of wrongdoing  iNews

A heartbroken mother has told how her two-month old baby died of meningitis – 24 hours after being sent home from hospital. And an internal probe by NHS ...

Darwen Golf Club marks 125 years with £1000 hospital donation  Lancashire Telegraph

A GOLF club celebrated its 125th anniversary with a generous donation to support patients receiving cancer treatment.

Western Community Hospital to get new £16 million wing  Daily Echo

HEALTH services in the Solent area are set to receive a £84m boost as part of a £1 billion plan to transform the NHS.

Woman airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by car  Chronicle Live

A woman was walking on Pallion New Road in Sunderland when she was hit by a car.

Joe Sharratt: St Helens academy player leaves hospital after head injury  BBC Sport

St Helens academy player Joe Sharratt leaves hospital to continue his recovery from a head injury, the club confirms.

Cardiff crash: One in hospital after five-vehicle collision  BBC News

The Welsh Ambulance *Service* says the person was taken to the University Hospital of Wales.

Man taken to hospital after being thrown in front of bus  Hull Daily Mail

A man has been punched and then thrown in front of a bus near Hull. Humberside Police are appealing for witnesses after arresting three teenagers following ...

Boy, 13, in hospital as five teenagers assaulted in two gang attacks during night of violence  Stoke-on-Trent Live

Up to 20 yobs mugged a group of four youths outside a takeaway.

Two taken to hospital after crash involving school bus and lorry  The Press, York

POLICE are at the scene of crash involving a school bus in Selby Road, Monk Fryston.

Hospital water supply system 'upgraded' after bacteria scare  BBC News

Child cancer patients at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow had been moved due to problems with the water supply.

Person airlifted to hospital after being struck by lorry at Prizet  The Westmorland Gazette

A PERSON was flown to hospital after being hit by a lorry this morning.

Derriford Hospital children's ward has been given a complete makeover  Plymouth Live

The refurbished spaces feature new funky items such as interactive walls and floors.

Woman taken to hospital after St Julians house fire  South Wales Argus

A WOMAN has been taken to hospital for treatment following a house fire in Newport last night. 0 comment. South Wales Fire *service* sent three crews to the ...

Gloucestershire police officer taken to hospital after vehicle fails to stop  ITV News

Read the latest West Country stories, Gloucestershire police officer taken to hospital after vehicle fails to stop on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest West ...

New funding of £100m for children's hospital for East of England  BBC News

Funding of £100m for a new children's hospital to help young people with physical and mental health problems in the East of England has been announced.

These are the drugs most likely to put you in hospital  Bristol Post

A new eye-opening report has been published revealing the drugs which are most likely to put you in hospital. NHS data shows an increasing number of people ...

Violent incident in Darlington leaves three in hospital  The Northern Echo

THREE people were treated in hospital after a violent incident in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Veterans health administration hospitals outperform non-VHA hospitals in most markets  Medical Xpress

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the largest integrated health care system in the United States, providing care at 1243 health care facilities, including ...

Romania hospital says 39 babies now diagnosed with superbug  Washington Post

BUCHAREST, Romania — The number of babies diagnosed with a drug-resistant superbug at a maternity hospital in Romania's capital has risen to 39, ...

'Utter shock' after men beaten by pensioner with walking stick  BBC News

An inquest hears a mentally ill man attacked the hospital patients after his medication was altered.

Feeding our old folks on the cheap in hospitals  Express

SOME hospitals for mental health patients and older people with dementia are spending as little as £2 per head on catering each day.

Dutch hospitals to stop using US body brokers over ethical concerns  The Telegraph

Two major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American firms, which they have been doing without any regulation for a decade.

Irish hospital staff told to stop calling patients 'love' or 'dear'  The Guardian

Health *service* says pet names should no longer be used so care is more 'person-centred'

Man held on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly at Whiston Hospital  St Helens Star

A MAN was arrested on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly at Whiston Hospital after allegations staff were abused.

Huddersfield and Halifax A&E threat hospitals get £200m  BBC News

The money will help retain A&E services in Huddersfield and Halifax, but some fear a reduced *service*.

Kingston Hospital workers to protest over 'Dickensian' conditions  Surrey Comet

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust staff are set to protest next week over their 'Dickensian working practices', a trade union has warned.

LETTER: Admit and address, not defend, hospital failings  News & Star

Regarding the article 'Hospitals' boss promise: 'We are getting there'' (The Cumberland News, Friday November 23)

Fire crews called out to St Mary's Hospital  Isle of Wight County Press

TWO crews of firefighters were called out to St Mary's Hospital this afternoon (Monday).

Two car accident sends one person to the hospital  WIBW

A woman was taken to the hospital with minor injuries after an accident in the 5200 block of S Topeka Boulevard. The SUV she was in rolled over into the ditch ...

Amazon robot sets off bear repellant, putting 24 workers in hospital  The Guardian

Accident in New Jersey puts new focus on retailer's warehouse working conditions.

Man missing from Eastbourne hospital has been found  The Argus

AN ELDERLY man who went missing from hospital this morning has been found.

This hospital is letting children travel to the operating theatre in a mini Porsche  Manchester Evening News

Little ones can travel in style to help them forget about the surgery that lies ahead.

Huge £196.5m of funding approved for hospital revamp plan in Calderdale and Huddersfield  Halifax Evening Courier

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has approved £196.5 million of capital funding to progress plans for reconfiguration of hospital and community ...

Hospitals must face up to medical errors that cost patient’s life  The Irish Times

'There would be no record anything had ever harmed Adrienne Cullen at UMCU'

Baby deaths at Gauteng hospital triple  Health-e News

With baby deaths tripling in a matter of months, staff at Tambo Memorial Hospital in Boksburg have turned to the media in a desperate attempt to prevent further ...

Muckamore Abbey report lists 'catastrophic failings'  BBC News

A confidential report, seen by the BBC, charts a series of catastrophic failings at Muckamore Abbey.

3 teens injured, 1 flown to hospital after NKy crash  WKRC TV Cincinnati

KENTON COUNTY, Ky. (WKRC) - Three teenagers are recovering after crashing into a tree in Northern Kentucky Monday night. It happened on Visalia Road ...

Fleetwood Murder: Suspect in hospital  Blackpool Gazette

A murder suspect remains under police guard in hospital after a father was stabbed to death in Fleetwood.

Somerset three-car crash: Man airlifted to hospital  BBC News

A second man is arrested at the scene of the three-car crash after failing a roadside breath test.

Hospital agrees to pay teen £1m compensation for birth blunder injury  Devon Live

Liability for her injury was admitted by the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust.

Hospital will always have a place in our hearts  Gazette

TRINA Warner had only planned to work at Essex County Hospital for about a year to pay off her car.

Two in hospital after car crashed into fence and overturned outside Walker social club  Chronicle Live

Police and paramedics were called to the scene near the Jubilee Club in Walker after a serious two-vehicle crash.

Hospital neglect costs taxpayers R17m | Pretoria News  Independent Online

THE mother who gave birth to a premature baby because unskilled nursing staff and doctors were on duty on Christmas Day seven years ago will receive ...

Inquest opens into death of one-day-old baby in Basildon Hospital  Echo

AN INQUEST has opened into the death of a one-day-old baby in Basildon Hospital.

Southampton hospitals plunged into darkness by power cut  BBC News

Patients were urged not to visit two hospitals for several hours after a power cut following a fire in an electrical room. Southampton General and Princess Anne ...

The National Maternity Hospital  Irish Times

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Motorcyclist seriously injured in Hugglescote crash dies in hospital  Leicestershire Live

A motorcyclist who was seriously injured in a crash with a car in Hugglescote last month has died in hospital. The crash happened on Central Road at around ...

'We're sorry': Grimsby hospital boss admits mistakes leading up to 18-year-old Ben Glean's death  Grimsby Live

The man at the helm of Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital has apologised to Ben Glean's family and friends.

Dozens of Amazon employees taken to hospital after robot unleashes bear spray  The Independent

Dozens of Amazon workers have been taken to hospital after a robot tore a can of bear repellent spray, discharging fumes inside a warehouse. Employees at ...

Countess of Chester Hospital baby unit plans approved  BBC News

Plans to build a new neonatal unit at a hospital in Chester have been approved following a second application. The Countess of Chester Hospital will use £2.4m ...

‘Absolute MADNESS!’ Hospital savaged after issuing staff with GUIDE on making TOAST  Express

NHS bosses have been blasted for patronising catering staff by pinning detailed instructions on how to make toast in a ward kitchen of the University Hospital ...

Gillingham: Driver taken to hospital following crash in Hempstead Road  Kent Online

A van driver has been taken to hospital with a head injury following a crash with a lorry.

Elderly woman fighting for life in hospital after hit-and-run smash  Manchester Evening News

A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident in Oldham on Saturday afternoon.

Celtic stars visit Glasgow Children's Hospital and hand over £10,000 charity donation  Daily Record

Kids were delighted to receive a Christmas visit from their Hoops heroes.

Woman dies in hospital after being hit by police van  WalesOnline

A 94-year-old pedestrian who was injured when she was involved in a crash involving a police van has died in hospital. The Independent Office for Police ...

Motorcyclist taken to hospital with 'serious injuries' following M25 crash  Get Surrey

Two separate accidents on the M25 caused heavy traffic and lane closures on Monday morning.

Killer discharged himself from psychiatric hospital  BBC News

A patient killed his best friend two days after walking out of a psychiatric hospital in Aberdeen.

New hospital site report is with minister  Jersey Evening Post

AN independent report into a planning application to build the new hospital on the current site has been completed and sent to the Environment Minister.

Final farewell to Essex County Hospital  Gazette

THE once impressive Georgian building that was Essex County Hospital now stands empty, looking sadly out on to Lexden Road in Colchester.

Man remains in hospital following serious collision on the B3153 near Kingweston  Avon and Somerset Constabulary

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Hospital bosses reveal their solution to reducing queues at new parking payment machines  Lincolnshire Live

Queues of up to 70 people have waited at Pilgrim Hospital.

Birmingham stabbings: Three teenage boys rushed to hospital after being knifed outside school  Evening Standard

Three teenage boys have been rushed to hospital after being stabbed outside a school in Birmingham. Emergency services were called to University of ...

Peterborough cyclists play Santa with incredible teddy donation to hospital  Peterborough Telegraph

Father Christmas was given a day off as dozens of Peterborough cyclists got on their bikes to deliver toys to children in hospital.

Man taken to hospital after disturbance in Haddington  East Lothian Courier

A THIRTY-FIVE-YEAR-OLD was taken to hospital on Saturday evening following a disturbance in Haddington.

Ambulance report highlights causes for concern  Bournemouth Echo

A SOUTH Western Ambulance *Service* report on the impact of the county's proposed health care shake-up has highlighted some worrying cases.

Family’s lonely fight over dementia hospital death  The Guardian

'I feel abandoned,' says daughter of ex-footballer Frank Lockey over denial of legal aid for his inquest in Norwich. Alice Hutton. Sun 25 Nov 2018 02.59 EST.

Bedford Hospital still 'requires improvement'  BBC News

An NHS hospital's urgent and emergency care *service* has gone from "good to "requires improvement" in a latest inspectors' report. A visit to Bedford Hospital by ...

Metro inspector in hospital after 'being attacked at station during disagreement'  ChronicleLive

One in hospital and suspect being quizzed after police called to South Shields station.

Santa Clara County buys two financially struggling hospitals for $235 million  The Mercury News

The idea is to help relieve overcrowding at the county-run Valley Medical Center and expand the reach of medical services.

Review timescale over Monklands Hospital site concerns revealed  BBC News

A review into the controversial consultation process into the new Monklands Hospital site will report back by the end of February 2019. The independent ...

Historic hospital site set for new lease of healthcare life  South Wales Argus

A FORMER hospital site that played a crucial role in the healthcare scheme that inspired Aneurin Bevan to pursue the setting up of the NHS, is set…

Hospital noise levels growing worse, say researchers  BBC News

Noise levels in hospitals are getting worse, research suggests. Anyone who has ever stayed overnight in a hospital will know how difficult it can be to sleep, ...

Driver taken to hospital with serious injuries after car crash  Halifax Evening Courier

Police officers are appealing for witnesses after a man was taken to hospital following a car crash.

Royal Victoria Hospital staff asked not to drive to work  BBC News

Staff at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast are being encouraged to use alternative transport to get to work. Patients and visitors are also being asked to avoid ...

Man airlifted to hospital after stabbing  Sunshine Coast Daily

A man has been airlifted to hospital in a serious but stable condition after an alleged stabbing this afternoon.

Man rushed to hospital after brutal attack outside Greenock pub  The Scottish Sun

A MAN has been rushed to hospital after being brutally attacked outside a pub in Greenock. Emergency services raced to the scene near the boozer on Laird ...

The hospitals that fail to treat patients on time  BBC News

Nearly one in five local hospital services are consistently failing to hit any of their key waiting-time targets, BBC analysis shows. Twenty-nine hospital trusts and ...

NHS needs 10,000 extra hospital beds this winter to keep patients safe, BMA warns  The Independent

The NHS has been warned it needs 10000 additional hospital beds this winter in order to keep patients safe. The British Medical Association (BMA) said the ...

Southwold Hospital redevelopment project awarded £150,000 grant from New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership | Latest Norfolk and Suffolk News  Eastern Daily Press

A “unique and landmark” battle to redevelop a former hospital site has reached another milestone after being awarded a £150000 grant.

Celtic players visit brave Renton teen Arin in hospital  The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter

A Renton teenager fighting a rare form of throat cancer has been visited in hospital by members of the Celtic squad.

Man airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after A30 crash  Plymouth Live

Two other people were taken to hospital by land ambulance after a 4X4 crashed into a field and overturned near Bolventor.

Special measures hospital buddied with turnaround trust  Health Service Journal

A foundation trust which has dramatically improved care quality in recent years has been buddied with a troubled organisation 80 miles away.