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Royal Cornwall Hospital on Opel 4 highest alert for 134 days  BBC News

A woman's life was turned "upside-down" when major surgery was cancelled four times by a hospital suffering from extreme pressures. Katie Flack had already ...


Blackpool Victoria Hospital: Two more arrests in 'poisoning' probe  BBC News

They have been arrested over the alleged administration of poison or a noxious substance at a hospital.


William and Kate visit London's Evelina children's hospital as Duchess of Cambridge is named patron  Evening Standard

The Duchess of Cambridge today announced that she is to become Patron of Evelina London Children's Hospital. The announcement comes as she paid a visit ...


QPR spread Christmas cheer at Hillingdon Hospital  QPR official website

Members of the QPR first team visited Hillingdon Hospital's Peter Pan and Wendy children's ward on Monday to spread some Christmas cheer and handout ...


Mum's heartbreaking hospital bed message one year after 4 children killed in arson attack  Mirror Online

Michelle Pearson, who was in an induced coma afterwards, thanked firefighters and the community following the arson attack in Walkden, Greater Manchester.


Liverpool defender Joel Matip sent to hospital for scans on shoulder injury  SkySports

Liverpool defender Joel Matip has gone to a local hospital for tests on a shoulder problem, Sky Sports News understands.


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”.


Romania hospital says 39 babies now diagnosed with superbug  Daily Mail

Officials in the country closed the Giulesti Maternity Hospital when it was revealed 13 newborns had been struck down last month. Authorities now say the ...


Norwich City players visit youngsters at the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston | Latest Norfolk and Suffolk News  Eastern Daily Press

Norwich City players visited James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston to deliver Christmas presents - from left, Louis Thompson, Teemu Pukki and Marco ...


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.


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

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


Derbys Players Make Their Annual Christmas Hospital Visit  Derby County Football Club

Derby County's players made their annual visit to the Children's Hospital at the Royal Derby Hospital earlier this month.


Liverpool dealt injury blow as centre-back sent to hospital after Napoli Champions League clash  Liverpool Echo

It was a triumphant but bruising night for the Reds against Carlo Ancelotti's side.


Missing Scots mum collapses and dies in Edinburgh hospital short time after giving birth following seven-hour  The Scottish Sun

AMANDA Cox, 34, vanished in the Little France area of the capital at around 3pm on Monday. But police confirmed today that she passed away in hospital a ...


Van driver killed in crash on A449 near Newport  BBC News

The A449 between Newport and Usk was shut following the crash involving the one vehicle.


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".


North Walsham War Memorial Hospital opens new woodland glade room after friends group fundraising | Cromer, Sheringham and North Walsham News  North Norfolk News

Visitors to a hospital day room can take a trip back in time or into a leafy woodland glade following a £20000 revamp.


Mel B rushed to hospital for three hours of surgery with ‘two broken ribs and a severed right hand’  iNews

Spice Girls star Mel B has been forced to cancel a book signing after suffering two broken ribs and an injury to her hand.


Rams Visit Children At Royal Derby Hospital  Derby County Football Club

Derby County players visited children at the Royal Derby Hospital to deliver Christmas presents, get stuck in in some arts and crafts making decorations and ...


15 people rushed to hospital after chemical leak at factory  Devon Live

15 people involved in a chemical leak at a Devon factory have been taken to hospital for treatment. The South Western Ambulance *Service* Trust (SWAST) ...


Inquest into deaths of two men attacked by patient at Leeds hospital - recap  Leeds Live

Kenneth Godward and Roger Lamb were both patients at St James's University Hospital when they were attacked by Harry Bosomworth in February 2015.


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.


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.


Man taken to hospital after collapse at Bath Road and Cherry Street  Worcester News

A MAN was taken to hospital after suffering a medical emergency.


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.


Woman dies in hospital after Clitheroe smash  Lancashire Telegraph

A WOMAN has died in hospital following a crash in Clitheroe last week.


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 ...


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

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4481 (Published 10 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4481. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...


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.


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 ...


Rothbury Community Hospital council meeting labelled 'a farce' by furious residents  Chronicle Live

Furious residents cried "shame" as the Northumberland County Council group set up to review the next steps for Rothbury Community Hospital met for the first ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


Celtic stars bring festive cheer to Glasgow Children's Hospital patients  Evening Times

CELTIC'S first-team stars visited Glasgow Children's Hospital as the club's foundation made a £10,000 donation to the charity. 1 comment. Meeting the children ...


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.


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.


Why an entire community cannot now get to hospital, school or the town centre  Liverpool Echo

A community has been left without a route to hospital, school and shops in the town centre after it was finally confirmed the local bus *service* would be scrapped.


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.


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.


15 people taken to hospital with minor injuries after Disney World bus crash  CNBC

Fifteen people have been taken to a hospital with minor injuries after two buses collided at Walt Disney World. A highway patrol spokeswoman says the ...


Men in hospital after crash involving cars and a lorry closes major road for 3 hours  Leicestershire Live

Two men have been taken to hospital - one in a serious condition - after a crash on a major Leicestershire route closed the road for three hours. Leicestershire ...


Man, 21, in hospital after being shot in Huddersfield  Yorkshire Post

Two men have been arrested after a 21-year-old was shot in an incident in Huddersfield last night.


Jason Mraz sings to patients at St. Louis Children’s Hospital  Fox News

A Missouri children's hospital on Tuesday revealed that an unlikely visitor had stopped by for a visit. Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz arrived at St. Louis Children's ...


Winchester hospital praised for help during Southampton General major incident  Hampshire Chronicle

A SENIOR manager at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has praised the work of staff after a major incident in Southampton.


Female pedestrian in hospital with 'serious injuries' following collision with motorcycle in Aldershot  Get Surrey

The woman was taken to St George's Hospital in Tooting following a collision with a motorcycle in Aldershot.


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 ...


5 leaders at Johns Hopkins All Children's resign  ABC Action News

Four key leaders at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital have submitted their resignations, according to a press release from the hospital.


It's not just patients! - Boston Pilgrim hospital staff slapped with fines after parking chaos  Lincolnshire Live

Angry patients and staff say Boston Pilgrim Hospital's new system for parking is in chaos. Patients have said queues to pay at parking machines are so long that ...


Middlesbrough football club visit kids at James Cook University Hospital  Teesside Live

Middlesbrough football club stars have visited children facing Christmas in James Cook University Hospital.


Teenage girl rushed to hospital after being 'hit by car' outside school  Essex Live

A young girl has been rushed to hospital after she was reportedly hit by a car outside a school this afternoon (Tuesday December 11). An ambulance was called ...


Norfolk and Norwich Hospital emergency waste storage in place | Health  Eastern Daily Press

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is one of more than 30 NHS trusts which has put in place emergency measures for storing clinical waste.


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.


Virtual Santa visits coming to Greenville Shriners Hospital for Children  FOX Carolina

Greenville, S.C. (FOX Carolina) -- Patients of the Shriners Hospitals for Children in several cities around the nation will be able to have a visit with Santa, ...


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'


Stonecot Hill: Drivers taken to hospital following crash  Your Local Guardian

Two drivers have been taken to hospital after they were involved in a car accident in Stonecot Hill earlier today.


Plans to create lifesaving Cardiology unit at Peterborough City Hospital back by council  Peterborough Telegraph

Peterborough City Hospital (PCH) may soon have a specialised cardiology unit of its own, after city councillors backed moves to draw up business plans for the ...


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.


Every Photo from Kate Middleton's Holiday Visit to Her New Patronage, Evelina Children's Hospital  PEOPLE.com

Young patients at a children's clinic in London received a pair of special visitors on Tuesday.


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.


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 ...


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.


Biker airlifted to hospital with serious injuries in crash at Sutterton  Lincolnshire Live

A motorcyclist was flown to Hull Royal Infirmary with serious injuries following a crash involving a BMW in Spalding Road, Sutterton. Emergency *service* were ...


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 ...


Hospital patients released during the holidays at increased risk  WILX-TV

Study: patients discharged during the December holiday period may be more likely to die within a week, or at least be re-admitted.


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 ...


Rider in hit and run rushed to hospital after collapsing the next day  Horse & Hound

A riding instructor who had to perform CPR on her son the day after he was involved in a hit and run is calling for drivers to be more aware on roads. James Skull ...


U.S. veterans' hospitals often better than nearby alternatives  Reuters

(Reuters Health) - - U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) hospitals may provide better quality care than other hospitals in many American communities, a U.S. study ...


Student Transported to Hospital Due to Pepper Spray Exposure  NBC10 Boston

One child was transported to the hospital after being exposed to pepper spray at a school in Dorchester on Tuesday.


Oamaru Hospital food deal keeps it local  Otago Daily Times

Waitaki District Health Services has signed a food services agreement with Presbyterian Support Otago, the Waitaki District Council-owned company has ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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.


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.


Maternity unit at Pinderfields Hospital needs to improve  Wakefield Express

Care in Pinderfields Hospital's maternity unit needs to improve, the health regulator has said.


U.S. Navy Sends Hospital Ship To Colombia To Treat Venezuelan Migrants  NPR

The USNS Comfort spent a week in the Caribbean caring for ailing Venezuelans who couldn't get treatment in their troubled home country.


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)


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*.


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.


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.


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.


Two people taken to hospital after A47 bus and lorry collision  Peterborough Telegraph

Two people were taken to hospital after a bus carrying children and a lorry collided on the A47 this morning.


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.


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.


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.


Roma mothers held against their will at Slovak hospitals  New York Post

An investigation has found that women and their newborns in Slovakia are routinely, unjustifiably and illegally detained in hospitals. Women from the country's ...


Man rushed to hospital after five-man brawl at Batley pub  Batley News

A man was hospitalised after a brawl at a Batley pub last night.


VIDEO: Three first responders sent to hospital after fentanyl exposure during traffic stop  WKRG News 5

Three first responders were sent to the hospital for evaluation after they were exposed to fentanyl during a traffic stop in Okaloosa County.


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 ...


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.


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 Kenton County Monday night. It happened on Visalia Road near ...


Elderly men died after pensioner attacked them ‘with walking stick’ on hospital ward – NATIONAL  The News

Two elderly patients died after they were attacked with a walking stick by another pensioner on a hospital ward, an inquest has heard.


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.


Man missing from Eastbourne hospital has been found  The Argus

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


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).


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.


Workforce Boost For Scarborough Hospital  Yorkshire Coast Radio

Scarborough Hospital is set to get a workforce boost with the recruitment of ten trainee advanced clinical practitioners and 20 trainee nursing associate ...