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New mother dies after going missing in Scottish hospital  The Guardian

Amanda Cox reportedly got lost at Edinburgh infirmary after visiting newborn son.


Drumclay Care Home: Last resident moved to hospital after closure  BBC News

Eamon McGullion, 82, was the last resident in Drumclay care home in Enniskillen.


War veteran William Atherton died day after King's Lynn hospital discharged him | Health  Eastern Daily Press

William Atherton served in the Royal Navy. Aged 92, he was discharged from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with an undetected bowel obstruction and died the ...


Hospital granted more than £20 million Government funding for massive care village plan  Derbyshire Live

A new "healthcare village" near Burton's hospital is to receive more than £20 million worth of Government funding in a deal hailed as "excellent for patients and ...


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 ...


Top QC left under freezing air vent in hospital before his death after operation, inquest hears  The Telegraph

A leading barrister who died following heart surgery complications was placed under a “freezing air vent” in hospital, an inquest has heard. Sir Desmond de ...


Girl starved of oxygen at birth gets £22m compensation from hospital  BBC News

The child, who is severely disabled, can only be comforted by her mother singing, a court hears.


Government overprescribing review aims for GPs to challenge hospital decisions  Pulse

The Government has ordered a review into overprescribing of medicines in the NHS, which it said would empower GPs to challenge decision making by hospital ...


High school pupil admitted to hospital with meningitis  Daily Post

Health chief warns parents to be vigilant after Conwy school student contracts the rare infection.


Homeless Man's Dogs Wait By Door As He Is Admitted To Hospital  LADbible

The man was being treated at the Hospital Regional Alto Vale in Rio do Sul.


Concerns raised with 280 hospital job roles vacant across Staffordshire  expressandstar.com

Staffordshire hospital bosses have stressed patient safety will not be compromised – despite no longer filling 288 vacant posts.


Fury as hospital left with extensive flood damage after being repeatedly targeted by thieves  Chronicle Live

The thieves are targeting electrical installations, water and heating pipes - costing the NHS thousands of pounds and putting patient safety at risk.


Blackpool Victoria Hospital poisoning probe: Two bailed  BBC News

The health workers were quizzed over alleged administration of poison or a noxious substance.


Norovirus outbreak fears at nine North East hospitals leads to visitor restrictions  Chronicle Live

The Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is putting strict restrictions on visits to hospitals in Northumberland and North Tyneside after a rise in ...


Ruby Rose is rushed to hospital while filming in Hungary  Daily Mail

Ruby Rose has been rushed to hospital for a medical emergency.


Filey MP welcomes Scarborough Hospital's £40 million A&E boost  Scarborough Today

Filey MP Kevin Hollinrake has welcomed the announcement that Scarborough hospital is to receive an extra £40 million to expand the Emergency Department.


Person rushed to hospital after air ambulance called to Castle Park  Bristol Post

There was a heavy emergency *service* presence in the area.


Major hospital relocation plans get £100m boost | News  Health Service Journal

A major programme involving land sales and services moving site has come a step closer to completion after the government announced £100m for the projects.


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.


Entire community left without bus route to hospital, shops and schools  Wirral Globe

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*…


Thousands of presents handed out to children spending Christmas in hospital  Clacton and Frinton Gazette

THOUSANDS of Christmas presents were handed out to children in hospital thanks to a lifeboat volunteer's appeal.


New unit will help Great Western Hospital this winter  Swindon Advertiser

HOSPITAL bosses say a bigger emergency care unit will help them cope with winter pressures.


Ambitious plan sets put proposals for a new hospital is Southend  Echo

A CAMPAIGN for a new hospital for Southend is due to be launched as part of the ambitious Southend 2050 plan.


Woman taken to Colchester Hospital after two vehicle crash  Clacton and Frinton Gazette

A WOMAN was freed from a car by firefighters after suffering injuries in a crash.


GALLERY: Wolves stars bring Christmas cheer to children during New Cross Hospital visit  expressandstar.com

Wolves stars brought the Christmas cheer as they visited the children's ward at New Cross Hospital.


"Amazing hospital staff" desperately need more money - patient calls on Robin Walker to act  Worcester News

A PENSIONER has praised staff at Worcestershire Royal Hospital for their hard work in difficult conditions but said local MPs must push the…


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 ...


Southmead Hospital surgical plastic waste becomes art  BBC News

A Bristol hospital's plan to stop plastic waste going to landfill is taken up by 35 NHS Trusts.


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 ...


Daughter could spend YEARS paying back £35,000 hospital bills for late dad after Turkish nightmare  Chronicle Live

Jackie Nicholson avoided being locked up in Turkey but left the country with piles of debt and no job to return to.


Leaked report: Killing of two hospital patients was 'preventable'  Health Service Journal

An independent investigation into the attack and killing of two people on a hospital ward by another patient has concluded the attack was “probably preventable” ...


Weston hospital's A&E could close forever - here's what could replace it  Bristol Post

Weston General Hospital's accident and emergency department could close and be replaced with a medical emergency centre run by GPs. Five proposals are ...


Walkden fire: Mum of killed children records hospital bed message  BBC News

A mother who was badly injured in a fire which killed four of her family has recorded a message from her hospital bed to thank firefighters for their efforts.


Primary pupil taken to hospital after emergency services called to Norwich school  Eastern Daily Press

A primary pupil has been taken to hospital after emergency services were called to a Norwich school.


Driver airlifted to hospital after his van crashes with lorry in Telford  shropshirestar.com

A man was airlifted to hospital today after being trapped in his van for half an hour after he was involved in a crash with a lorry in Telford.


Liverpool blow as Joel Matip taken to hospital for tests on shoulder injury  Evening Standard

Joel Matip has been taken to hospital to undergo tests on a shoulder injury during Liverpool's 1-0 Champions League win over Napoli Matip was injured during ...


Teen taken to hospital with suspected broken leg after Horton Grange Road crash  Bradford Telegraph and Argus

A TEENAGE boy has been taken to hospital following a crash earlier today.


West Suffolk hospital death: Coroner's concern over fall from bed  BBC News

A coroner has asked an NHS hospital to address her concerns over the death of a patient who fell out of bed on an "understaffed" ward. Sheila Coley, 79, died at ...


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 ...


Dad's funeral delayed by poisoning investigation at Blackpool hospital  Blackpool Gazette

A grieving daughter was told to cancel her dad's funeral by police investigating the suspected poisoning of patients at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.


Boy's £22m care package after birth at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton  Somerset County Gazette

A SEVERELY disabled nine-year-old has been awarded a £21.86 million care package at the Royal Courts of Justice after suffering extreme head…


Pub burglar ends up in hospital after being battered by passers-by  Wirral Globe

A PUB burglar ended up in hospital after passers-by, alerted by the publican's wife, battered him.


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.


St Ann’s Hospital to get £6m upgrade as part of £15m boost for Dorset health projects  Bournemouth Echo

A £15 MILLION boost will fund three Dorset health projects in 2019 transforming accommodation for older people, pathology communication upgrades…


Homeless man's dogs wait outside hospital for his return  INSIDER

A Brazilian nurse shared a photo of four stray dogs waiting for their friend, a homeless man who cares for them, to get out of the emergency room.


Man still in hospital two months later as alleged attacker in court  Bristol Live

A 24-year-old has appeared in court for his alleged involvement in an attack linked to an earlier fatal stabbing.


Missing mother found dead in hospital | Border  ITV News

Read the latest Border stories, Missing mother found dead in hospital on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Border news.


'Life-changing' Sir Robert Ogden cancer centre opens at Friarage Hospital  The Northern Echo

A MULTI million-pound cancer centre has opened its doors to patients who will be able to benefit from the latest research, therapies and treatments.


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.


Grandmother, 79, died after falling from hospital bed on 'understaffed' NHS ward, inquest hears  Daily Mail

Sheila Coley, 79, (pictured) died at West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds in July 2017, two weeks after she fell and broke her hip within hours of being ...


Ipswich Town stars spread festive cheer at hospital  Gazette

FOOTBALL stars sprinkled some Christmas magic during a trip to a hopspital.


Road closed and police in hospital after A417 crash  Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Reports of a crash involving a police van has closed the A417.


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.


Man taken to hospital after 'car falls from ramp' in Sidcup garage  News Shopper

A man has been taken to hospital after a car reportedly fell from a ramp at a garage in Sidcup.


Two nurses arrested 'for poisoning patients at hospital's stroke unit'  Metro

Two more healthcare professionals arrested on suspicion of poisoning patients at a hospital's stroke unit have been bailed by police. The nurses, a man and a ...


Man taken to hospital after crash near Lock's garage  Hereford Times

THE main road between Hereford and Abergavenny was closed this morning.


Chemical leak left 16 people in hospital, factory owners confirm  Devon Live

We are working with the authorities to establish the cause of the leak.”


Doctors' stethoscopes are 'loaded' with bacteria including hospital superbug MRSA, study warns  Daily Mail

All 40 of the stethoscopes examined in a new University of Pennsylvania study were riddled with bacteria that cause hospital-associated infections, including the ...


New specialist assessment unit opens at Southampton General Hospital  Daily Echo

A NEW specialist emergency assessment unit for older patients has been launched at Southampton General Hospital.


Claims Royal Derby Hospital pay change 'could ruin Christmas'  Derbyshire Live

But the Hospital Trust says it is offering staff a pay advance.


Letter to the editor: Poole Hospital – councillors should face public  Bournemouth Echo

FOLLOWING on from Cllr D'Orton'Gibson's advice, we ought not to be concerned about ambulance response times in "certain areas", we now have a second ...


Southend Hospital staff having to give up car parking spaces to visiting managers  Echo

HOSPITAL staff are said to be scrambling for parking spaces after visiting managers from other hospitals were given priority.


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.


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 in hospital after three vehicle crash near Cribbs Causeway  Bristol Post

One patient was taken to hospital in a police car, the other in an ambulance.


Missing Doncaster hospital patient found safe and well  Doncaster Today

A missing patient who disappeared from Doncaster Royal Infirmary has been found safe and well.


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 ...


No psychiatric hospital employee responsible for escape  Fox News

HONOLULU – No single employee was directly responsible for the escape of a man from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital, a state investigation found, but questions ...


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.


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.


Call for mandatory hospital training on learning disabilities  BBC News

Campaigners have called for mandatory training to ensure people with learning disabilities are treated properly in hospital. The Paul Ridd Foundation, named ...


Copper and cable thefts put lives at risk at South Shields hospital  Shields Gazette

Thieves targeting South Tyneside District Hospital.are putting lives at risk and wasting thousands of pounds, health bosses have warned.


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.


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'


Southend Hospital deals with 200 cases of deadly sepsis  Echo

SOUTHEND Hospital dealt with almost 200 cases of potentially life-threatening sepsis.


PHOTOS: Santa, first responders spread holiday cheer at children's hospital  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Santa and Dane County emergency personnel are helping spread holiday cheer at the American Family Children's Hospital.


Cyclist taken to hospital after serious A55 junction crash  Daily Post

The accident took place on the slip road near St Asaph and the road was closed for around two hours.


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.


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 ...


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".


Police concerned for woman reported missing from Doncaster hospital  Doncaster Today

A Doncaster woman has been reported missing after she vanished from a Doncaster hospital.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


Biker taken to hospital after crash with van in Wigston  Leicestershire Live

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital after a collision with a van in Wigston this afternoon. Emergency services were called to the scene in Aylestone Lane, ...


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)


Hospitals report warns against volunteers doing work of NHS staff  The Guardian

Volunteers play a vital role in hospitals such as by doing tea rounds and fetching medications but should never be required to do the work of trained staff, ...


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 ...


Stay away from Calderdale Royal hospital warning if you have norovirus symptoms  Halifax Evening Courier

The NHS in Yorkshire and the Humber is appealing to residents to heed healthcare professionals' advice on norovirus as figures show the extent of invaluable ...


Man taken to hospital after house fire near Friar Gate  Derbyshire Live

A man had to be taken to hospital after a house fire near Friar Gate. Crews from Kingsway, Ascot Drive and Nottingham Road were called out to the scene, ...


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.


Patients feeling a little horse at Southend Hospital  ITV News

Read the latest Anglia stories, Patients feeling a little horse at Southend Hospital on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Anglia news.


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 ...


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 ...


Killer dad dumped dying baby outside hospital 'like sack of potatoes' then left  Metro

Sidrick Melancon has been convicted of murder for failing to stop the abuse that killed his 10 month-old daughter, then abandoning her outside a hospital.


Woman dies in hospital after Clitheroe smash  Lancashire Telegraph

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


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”.


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.


Rat bites off dead man's nose in TN government hospital  The News Minute

In a disturbing incident at Kamaraj Government Hospital in Chidambaram, a rat bit off the nose of a dead body which was being kept in a damaged freezer at the ...