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The 'Victorian' illnesses leaving hundreds in hospital  Bristol Post

It should not be okay that people are going to work and are coming home unable to put food on the table"

Gosport hospital deaths: Evidence 'strong enough to bring charges'  BBC News

There is "strong" evidence to bring criminal charges after the deaths of hundreds of patients at Gosport War Memorial Hospital, the detective who led an ...

Worcester hospital staff praised by patient's wife despite 12-hour trolley wait  Worcester News

A WIFE has praised hospital staff for the way they cared for her husband, despite him spending 12 hours on a trolley.

Homeless person kept in hospital for almost 250 days despite being fit to be discharged  Nottinghamshire Live

The number of homeless people being taken into hospital is on the rise in Nottingham.

Two wards closed at York Hospital  The Press, York

TWO wards at York Hospital have been closed to visitors this weekend.

Lorenzo set for tests on hand after hospital visit

New Honda MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo went to hospital in Verona on Saturday afternoon with severe hand pain, and is set for further tests to discount any ...

Coroner calls for report after hospital fall death

A coroner is to ask what steps have been taken to improve risk assessments for patients after a pensioner died following a fall on a hospital ward.

Gosport War Memorial Hospital: Former police chief says there is 'strong' evidence to prosecute for patient deaths  The News

THERE is 'strong' evidence to bring criminal charges after the deaths of hundreds of patients at Gosport War Memorial Hospital a detective has said.

Pupils in hospital after 'drug-related' incident at Dunfermline High School  BBC News

Four pupils have been taken to hospital after becoming unwell during a suspected drug-related incident at a school in Fife. Emergency services including five ...

Deaf ears: The archbishop who blocked a children’s hospital  The Irish Times

In this imagined conversation, Dr Kathleen Lynn pleads with archbishop Edward Byrne.

Porters at this Teesside hospital think their pay is 'unfair' - and unions back them  Gazette Live

Around 75 porters are employed at the hospital, but are on a different salary band to their contemporaries elsewhere.

Wards closed as flu outbreak hits North East hospitals  ChronicleLive

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have closed two wards over fears of a flu outbreak but say efforts to prevent norovirus spreading are working.

Man given hospital order for stabbing girlfriend 173 times  The Guardian

A man who stabbed his girlfriend 173 times has been given an indefinite hospital order, after serious concerns were raised over police and mental health ...

Muckamore Abbey Hospital: Problems 'could be tip of iceberg'  BBC News

The crisis at Muckamore Abbey Hospital "could be the tip of the iceberg", the chair of the biggest review into NI's mental health services has said. Prof Roy ...

Pensioner taken to hospital with serious injuries after horrific crash with double decker bus  Liverpool Echo

The man in his 80s was driving a red Kia on Prescot Road.

One in hospital after car 'flips' in crash near Cardiff  BBC News

The car flipped over and then crashed into the central reservation on the A4232 near Cardiff.

Prince Philip undergoes hospital checks after car crash  The Guardian

The Duke of Edinburgh has undergone hospital checks on his doctor's advice following his car accident in which two women received minor injuries and a baby ...

Hospital, series 4 episode 2 review: a key understanding of one of Britain's most renowned institutions  The Telegraph

Last month the BBC screened Care, a drama about the state's failing provision for dementia sufferers. Its author Jimmy McGovern reserved his largest lashing of ...

Labor promises $700 million, 300-bed hospital for booming North West  The Sydney Morning Herald

The NSW Labor opposition has promised to build a $700 million hospital in Sydney's burgeoning North West, where swaths of new suburbs will become home ...

West Yorkshire people are still being admitted to hospital for Victorian illnesses  Huddersfield Examiner

Official figures show there were admissions for rickets, tuberculosis, gout and other 19th century diseases last year.

What about Westmount: should Jersey's future hospital be built there?  ITV News

Islanders are being invited to the 'Westmount Health Quarter' walk this afternoon (Sunday 20th January) to consider this site for the future hospital. It comes after ...

Elderly woman in hospital with serious injuries after crash on A69 near Brampton  News & Star

An elderly woman remains seriously ill in hospital following a crash on the A69 near Brampton yesterday.

Man in hospital after being stabbed near Kew Gardens  Richmond and Twickenham Times

A man has been hospitalised after being stabbed close to the Kew Gardens.

Ban on Thai Billionaire Prompts Slump in Top Hospital Operator  Bloomberg

Shares of Thailand's top hospital operator by market value and its No. 2 airline sank after the resignation of their billionaire founder, who was banned by the ...

Thief stole a mobile phone from a patient in Inverclyde Royal Hospital  Greenock Telegraph

A THIEF stole a mobile phone from a patient within the high dependency unit of Inverclyde Royal Hospital.

Justin Timberlake Visits Texas Children's Hospital Following Viral Video Request  Billboard

Justin Timberlake has pulled some sunshine from his pocket for the patients at a Texas children's hospital.

Kids’ charity boss brands National Children’s Hospital spiralling overspend ‘a shambolic disgrace’ and insists  The Irish Sun

THE man who led the bid to see the National Children's Hospital moved to a greenfield site has blasted the spiralling cost of the new build, saying: “We tried to ...

Councillors "appalled" by "disingenuous" claims over Bishop Auckland Hospital Ward 6  The Northern Echo

COUNCIL chiefs have said they are "appalled" at "disingenuous" claims by health bosses over the future of a hospital ward.

Niki Lauda: Former F1 world champion released from hospital after lung problems  BBC Sport

Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda is released from a Vienna hospital after treatment for influenza.

Swindon hospital accused of 'conflict' over Vienna visit  BBC News

A hospital has been accused of a conflict of interest after senior staff accepted a trip from a private firm to Austria to see a rehabilitation centre. Circle Health ...

Man in hospital after falling from roof in Carlisle  News & Star

A man was taken to hospital after falling off a roof in Carlisle.

Hospital advice on the importance of a good night's sleep for patients  The Northern Echo

A NEW booklet has been launched to highlight the importance for patients to enjoy a good night's sleep.

Muckamore Hospital issues go back decades  BBC News

Some news stories can only be described as grim. Sadly, one of them is the ongoing Muckamore Abbey Hospital scandal. While the detail surrounding the ...

Person flown to hospital in 'critical condition' after crash - A590 reopens  NW Evening Mail

THE A590 is shut in both directions after a crash near Newby Bridge.

Bangladesh 'Tree Man' returns to hospital as condition worsens  New Straits Times

DHAKA: A Bangladeshi father dubbed “Tree Man” for the bark-like growths on his body returned to hospital on Sunday after his condition worsened, he told AFP.

Urology consultant at Stevenage's Lister Hospital performs 500th surgery with robot  The Comet

Urology consultant Nikhil Vasdev, with his team, has performed his 500th robotic urology surgery at Stevenage's Lister Hospital.

GWH beds out of action as vomiting virus hits Swindon hospital, figures show  Swindon Advertiser

A SICKNESS bug forced managers to quarantine hospital beds.

Sudan protester under arrest in hospital after being shot  Channel 4 News

Police in Sudan have fired live ammunition at mourners outside the home of a protester who died after he was shot yesterday on the streets of Khartoum. There's ...

Family wins apology after man's death following short hospital visit for fracture  Liverpool Echo

Phil Gough, 86, died "as a result of a lack of nutrition" as his condition deteriorated when it should have instead improved following the routine procedure.

Preemie born more than 3 YEARS ago has gone home from hospital  Daily Mail

Zariah Donovan, three, from Utah, has spent most of her life at Nationwide Children's Hospital after she developed a serious lung disease that gave her a zero ...

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital: Self-harm concerns raised  BBC News

Inspectors have ordered improvements at a hospital emergency unit after three patients who were not properly assessed attempted to self-harm. The Care ...

Royal Oldham Hospital was on highest alert level as medics struggled with sheer volume of patients  Manchester Evening News

The hospital was also forced to divert ambulances from its A&E department on two occasions during the busiest week so far this winter.

'Not one nurse to help him' - grandson laments treatment at PE hospital  News24

Life St George's Hospital in Port Elizabeth has launched an internal investigation after the grandson of one of its patients posted photos of his grandfather ...

My son spent a week in hospital after catching flu - I wish he’d been vaccinated  Manchester Evening News

Ellie Davy's son Henry spent a week in hospital after he developed a lower respiratory tract infection, possibly linked to flu.

Bevin taken to hospital after Tour Down Under crash

CCC Team were left waiting on news of Patrick Bevin's health after the leader of the Tour Down Under crashed heavily on stage 5 of the race on Saturday.

Anger at hospital spend request snub  Irish Examiner

The country's top official for public expenditure has been sharply criticised for snubbing a request to appear before the Oireachtas Health Committee which is ...

Lauda released from hospital - Global Edition

Niki Lauda has been released from hospital in Vienna, after being admitted earlier this year following a flu-like infection.

Carlisle man remains critical in hospital following A69 crash a week ago  News & Star

A CARLISLE man remains in a critical condition in hospital following a crash a week ago.

Medical crisis hard as moving overseas

Medical language, unfamiliar surroundings, noises and dealing with strangers is as challenging for many patients as moving to a foreign country.

Karnataka Congress MLA lands in hospital after 'clash': What happened at resort?  Times of India

India News: BENGALURU: In a major embarrassment to the Congress on Sunday, Hosapete MLA Anand Singh has been admitted to a hospital after he ...

Police called to incident at Craigavon hospital  BBC News

Police, fire and ambulance services attended the incident regarding a patient causing a disturbance.

Woman begged to stay in hospital

Christine Dodge says the province's broken health-care system has her fearing for her life. “I have literally been scared for the last 15 days,” said Dodge, 46.

Dublin hospital denies claims woman was refused abortion  News & Star

Ireland's parliament was told that a woman carrying a baby with a fatal foetal abnormality had been denied a termination at Coombe Hospital.

"This will solve nothing!!" - Reaction to new Coventry hospital car park system  Coventry Telegraph

A new system has been brought in at Coventry's hospital car park - meaning you won't need a ticket - but people still don't think it will solve the car park's ...

Prince Philip visits hospital in wake of Sandringham car crash  ITV News

Prince Philip visited hospital in the aftermath of his car crash at Sandringham, Buckingham Palace has said. The Duke of Edinburgh had a precautionary ...

Two men taken to hospital after light aircraft crashes at Causeway Airfield  Belfast Telegraph

Two men have been taken to hospital after a light aircraft crashed in Northern Ireland. The Ambulance *Service* was called to Causeway Airfield, near Coleraine, ...

Meet the latest babies born at Furness General Hospital  NW Evening Mail

MEET the newest additions to the Furness community.

Darlington's Priory mental hospital is rated as outstanding  The Northern Echo

A HOSPITAL near Darlington which helps patients with mental health conditions has been ranked among the seven per cent best such services in the…

Royal Papworth Hospital marks heart transplant anniversary  BBC News

The hospital's first such procedure was carried out on a 44-year-old patient on 14 January 1979.

Hospital bosses 'working hard' to combat heavy delays  Worcester News

A HOSPITAL trust chief has admitted demand is “exceptionally high” after patients raised concerns about queuing ambulances, heaving corridors…

Lowestoft Hospital buyer vows to be 'sympathetic' to history of site | Latest Suffolk and Essex News  East Anglian Daily Times

The mystery buyer behind the £475000 winning bid to take control of Lowestoft Hospital has vowed to be 'sympathetic' to its history.

The little girl who spent her entire life in hospital  Wales Online

Lilly Lawrence was born with a range of severe health problems but amazed her family with her strength.

This is how University Hospital Coventry Warwickshire is trying to tackle car park congestion  Coventry Telegraph

The car park has been the subject of many complaints.

Drug-taking Bury teenagers "stable" in hospital while a further arrest is made  Bury Times

A FURTHER person has been arrested as three teenagers remain in hospital in Bury.

Binman airlifted to hospital after accident with own bin lorry  The Northern Echo

A BINMAN was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after an accident involving his own bin lorry.

Concern over new Sangre Grande hospital  Trinidad News

THE new Sangre Grande hospital is expected to be completed within 32 months at the cost of $850 million. The actual start of construction is yet to be ...

Viewers heartbroken as girl with 'common cold' left unable to speak or swallow  Liverpool Echo

The inflammation on her brain saw Sophie struggle with basic tasks.

Three teenage schoolboys are in hospital 'after taking drugs'  Daily Mail

Two boys aged 15 and one aged 14 are being treated by medics in Bury, Greater Manchester as police investigate what they may have taken and how much.

Three men arrested at Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH —Police arrested three men on charges including assault, burglary and terrorizing following an incident at Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital.

Rudolph Wins #WPMOYChallenge; $25K for Children's Hospital

EAGAN, Minn. — Kyle Rudolph has won the Walter Payton Man of the Year Challenge (#WPMOYChallenge) and $25,000 from Nationwide to donate to the ...

Armed man shot by police detained in secure hospital  ITV News

A judge has praised Durham Constabulary firearms officers for showing 'commendable conduct and selfless courage' when they shot a man who was ...

Abraar Karan: Doing things for no reason in the hospital - The BMJ  The BMJ

Many of the things we do as doctors continue simply because “that's the way we've always done it,” says Abraar Karan. abraar “Anyone who tells you that you ...

Hospital apologises for voicemail privacy breach in Manchester  The Guardian

A hospital has apologised after sensitive voicemail messages left by patients were heard by a man trying to change an appointment over the phone.

Altnagelvin Hospital: Boy injured at birth set for £5m payout  BBC News

A six-year-old boy from County Londonderry who sustained life-changing injuries during birth is to be awarded almost £5m in damages. The child, who cannot ...

PM: Couva Hospital to open in phases  Trinidad News

THE Prime Minister says with an operator, the Couva Hospital can be operationalised on a phased basis this year. He was responding to prime minister's ...

Rescued hedgehogs get their very own hospital  Swindon Advertiser

RESCUED hedgehogs have got their very own 'hospital' thanks to students from Swindon College.

EastEnders spoilers - Hayley Slater flees from hospital

EastEnders airs another emotional episode for Hayley Slater as she reaches a turning point over her troubles.

Accused baby poisoner still in WA hospital

A mother accused of trying to murder her disabled baby by pouring bleach into his feeding tube remains in a psychiatric facility in Perth. Brooke Evelyn Lucas, 26 ...

Parking fees rise at many hospitals in 2017-18, analysis finds  BBC News

Four in 10 NHS hospitals in England have increased car parking prices in the last year, new data suggests. A total of 124 of the 152 trusts running hospitals ...

Staff at Leicester General Hospital create makeshift wedding venue for patient and his bride  Leicestershire Live

Harry and Beverley have known each other for 30 years.

Legionella discovered at Totnes Community Hospital in Devon  Devon Live

The minor injuries unit at Totnes Community Hospital has been closed following the discovery of the potentially lethal Legionella bacteria.

Pawel Adamowicz, Gdansk mayor, dies after stabbing  BBC News

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has died in hospital, a day after being stabbed at a charity event. Pawel Adamowicz, 53, was attacked on stage in front of ...

AIDSfree: The crumbling hospital that treats 120,000 people for HIV  The Independent

Amid the peeling paint and damaged walls of Maputo's largest hospital, the medical staff are working on the front line of a global epidemic that sees a teenage ...

Fairview Park Fire Department helps woman in labor get to the hospital

FAIRVIEW PARK, Ohio — The Fairview Park Fire Department helped perform a near miracle in the midst of the snow last night. While responding to smoke at the ...

Mum forced to drive 'purple' baby to hospital who had breathing difficulties  Lincolnshire Live

A mum was forced to make her own way to hospitals on two separate occasions when she needed emergency care for her baby who had turned 'purple'.

Hospital filming locations: the 6 NHS trusts where the BBC series was filmed  iNews

Well-known children's hospital Alder Hey, where terminally ill Alfie Evans was treated, is one of the hospital trusts featured on the show.

Crews battle flames at home near hospital

Crews were working to put out a residential fire on Fyfer Place in Columbia Sunday. Boone County Joint Communications tweeted Broadway and Williams were ...

UCLan medical students start placements at West Cumberland Hospital and GP surgeries  News & Star

Sixteen new faces are at work in hospitals and GP surgeries in West Cumbria thanks to a link up with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

Two people in hospital after four vehicle crash in Londonderry  Belfast Telegraph

Two people have been taken to hospital following a four vehicle crash on Londonderry's Buncrana Road. Police and the Northern Ireland Ambulance *Service* ...

Disabled doctor takes on hospital giant that fired her  TimesLIVE

Sarah Whitehead has overcome every challenge life has thrown at her, but now the doctor with a disability is facing her biggest battle.

Casualty flown to hospital after horror five-vehicle pile-up on Moray road  Press and Journal

A motorist was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a horror five-vehicle crash last night. Two vans and three cars were involved in the pile-up on ...

CCG bans patients from leaving hospital-managed GP practice amid exodus  Pulse

GP patients in Gosport have been banned from switching surgeries after a dramatic exodus of patients from a hospital-managed GP practice left others ...

Boy, 11, transferred to hospital in Bristol after being struck by car  Plymouth Live

A boy is spending the night in hospital in Bristol after being hit by a car in Plymstock on Friday evening. The youngster, aged 11, was initially rushed to Derriford ...

How pharmacists can reduce emergency hospital visits  Australian Journal of Pharmacy

A study has found more than a third of unnecessary emergency department visits for non-urgent health conditions could be managed by pharmacists.

Woman, 70, taken to hospital following A69 crash  News & Star

A WOMAN has been taken to hospital following a crash on the A69 near Brampton.

Councillor recovering in hospital after emergency surgery  Hereford Times

A COUNTY councillor is on the mend after undergoing emergency surgery shortly after Christmas.

Hospital infection 'outside inquiry needed'  BBC News

A former health secretary says there should be an outside inquiry into the fungal infection outbreak at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

Suspected chemical incident puts workers in hospital  Hereford Times

AN industrial site in Hereford was closed off by the police because of a " suspected chemical incident".

Staff suspended at Middlesbrough mental health hospital  BBC News

Concerns were raised about the techniques used by healthcare workers to move patients at the unit.