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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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

A SICKNESS bug forced managers to quarantine hospital beds.

MP seeks meeting with Oswestry hospital bosses over plans to axe pain service

An MP is seeking a meeting with hospital bosses over a decision to axe a vital pain *service* used by hundreds of patients in Shropshire and Mid Wales.

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 ...

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.

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

A YORK binman was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after an accident involving his own bin lorry earlier this month.

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.

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.

Hospital bosses working to address issues following heavy delays  Worcester News

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

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.

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 ...

Lengionella 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.

Chemical incident puts workers in hospital  Hereford Times

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

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.

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.

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 ...

Ulster Hospital patient waits 45 hours in A&E  BBC News

A patient had to wait 45 hours in the emergency department before being admitted to a ward in the Ulster Hospital. It is understood the patient spent a ...

Police called to incident at Craigavon hospital  BBC News

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

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.

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 ...

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…

Driver rushed to hospital under police escort after being cut free from lorry near Brechin bypass  The Courier

A lorry driver was taken to Ninewells Hospital under police escort yesterday after his HGV jack-knifed on the A90 north of Brechin. The driver, who is in his 40s, ...

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.

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 ...

Young dad put in hospital by yobs who threw brick through bus window  Liverpool Echo

A young dad suffered a suspected broken wrist after yobs threw a brick through the window of a bus during a spate of attacks reported on the network.

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 ...

Boy, 16, in hospital following suspected stabbing in Birtley  The Northern Echo

A 16-YEAR-OLD is seriously injured in hospital following a suspected stabbing at a pub.

Patients to get faster access to surgery at Royal Blackburn Hospital  Lancashire Telegraph

PATIENTS will have access to surgery quicker after the opening of a new clinic at a hospital.

Two women discharged from hospital following Prince Philip crash  Royal Central

Two women travelling in a car which collided with the Duke of Edinburgh's Land Rover have been discharged from hospital. According to Norfolk Police, the ...

Baby who died in mum's arms 'would have lived if hospital followed procedure'

WARNING - UPSETTING IMAGES: Justin and Alison Clark, from Surbiton, Surrey, told an inquest how they repeatedly asked for their baby boy to be delivered ...

Mum receives 23 letters for same hospital appointment

A mum-of-four came home to find 23 letters waiting on her doormat informing her of the same hospital appointment. Tarnya Coleshill, 29, said there were so ...

Man needs hospital treatment after he was attacked by dogs in Bagworth  Leicestershire Live

A description of the dogs has been issued by police.

Man taken to hospital after crash in Bluebell Road, North Walsham. | Cromer, Sheringham and North Walsham News  North Norfolk News

A car ended up on its side and a man was taken to hospital after a crash in North Walsham.

Coombe hospital says board has no role in certifying terminations  The Irish Times

Two TDs tell Dáil a woman was denied abortion 'despite consultants' approval'

Oldham pub fight leaves one needing hospital treatment  Oldham Chronicle

Greater Manchester Police have launched an investigation following reports of a fight breaking out outside a pub in Oldham over the course of the weekend.

Patient's widow: Hospital safeguards 'failed tremendously'  Boston 25 News

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The 44-year-old excavator was taken to the emergency room with shortness of breath. Breathing trouble also sent a 64-year-old ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three taken to hospital after car and mini bus crash on Northumberland road  Chronicle Live

Paramedics took three people to hospital in Cramlington after the crash on Military Road near East Wallhouses.

Man requires hospital treatment after injecting himself with semen  Belfast Telegraph

A man developed an abscess after injecting himself with semen in an attempt to treat back pain, a new report found.

The grim reality of Atlanta’s Grady hospital, where 100 die each year of Aids-related illnesses despite doctors’ tireless efforts  The Independent

Few health facilities in America have done more in the fight against HIV and Aids than Grady Health's Ponce De Leon Centre. At this Atlanta clinic, staff counsel ...

Extra workers handling Raigmore Hospital clinical waste  BBC News

The GMB says it is 'cautiously optimistic' about new measures brought in at Raigmore Hospital.

70-year-old man in hospital following collision in Newport  South Wales Argus

A 70-YEAR-OLD man is in hospital following a vehicle collision.

Two Glasgow schoolboys rushed to hospital after knifepoint robbery attack in east end  Evening Times

Family members have hit out at a group of thugs after an attack on two east end schoolboys who were walking home left the pair in hospital.

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.

Revealed: Designs for final plans of 365 homes to be built on St George's Hospital site in Hornchurch  Romford Recorder

Park view of Bellway Homes' plans for phase two of their housing development on the former St George's Hospital site in Suttons Lane, Hornchurch. Photo: Scott ...

THREE-HUNDRED extra parking spaces are planned for this busy hospital  Stoke-on-Trent Live

Patients and visitors are being urged to turn up extra early for appointments.

TV review: American History's Biggest Fibs; Hospital | Times2  The Times

American History's Biggest FibsBBC FourHospital BBC Two Lucy Worsley's documentaries often have the rare distinction of being two ...

Hospital worker in court accused of placing plastic bag over elderly patient's head  Liverpool Echo

Santosh Bhatta was arrested and charged after a "serious incident" at Broadgreen Hospital - but denies any offence.

Woman died after ambulance prevented from going to closest hospital  USA TODAY

Tiffany Tate collapsed next to a hospital closed to ambulances. This little-known "ambulance diversion" policy has been shown to endanger patients.

Person cut out of car as three in hospital after East Lancs crash  St Helens Star

EMERGENCY services have attended a road crash involving two vehicles on the East Lancashire Road in nearby Kirkby today (Thursday, January 17).

Boy, 6, taken to hospital after hit and run in Aberdeen city centre  Aberdeen Evening Express

A six-year-old boy was taken to hospital after being knocked down in a hit-and-run in Aberdeen city centre. Police were today hunting for the driver of a small, ...

Driver taken to hospital after multiple cars were struck during Hingham pursuit  Boston 25 News

A driver was arrested and taken to the hospital after leading police on a pursuit that led to multiple cars being struck in Hingham, police said.

Malin Andersson updates fans as baby daughter Consy remains in hospital  OK! magazine

Love Island's Malin Andersson has shared an update after her daughter Consy remains in Great Ormand Hospital – after she was born seven weeks early.

University of Louisville, Ardent Health talking Jewish Hospital deal  Courier Journal

U of L officials are said to have opened discussions with Ardent Health of Nashville on deal to buy Jewish Hospital, Frazier.

Care Quality Commission issues fine to Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  Bradford Telegraph and Argus

THE Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been fined more than £1000 for failing to apologise to a family in a reasonable period of…

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after serious crash with a van on Manchester Airport link road  Manchester Evening News

Police and fire chiefs described the accident on the A555 Airport Link Road junction on the border of Hazel Grove and Poynton as 'very serious'

Woman filmed dragging crying boy, 5, across hospital floor by his hair

A woman was filmed dragging her crying five-year-old son by his hair across a hospital floor. The video shows woman the pull the shrieking boy as a ...

Birtley police incident RECAP: Three in hospital as investigation launched at Coach and Horses pub  ChronicleLive

Police and paramedics were called to the Coach and Horses pub in Birtley to deal with an ongoing incident.

Lorry driver cut free by firefighters and taken to hospital as A90 closed between Dundee and Aberdeen  The Courier

A lorry driver has been cut free by firefighters and taken to hospital following a crash on the main road between Dundee and Aberdeen. The A90 was closed ...

Cyclist taken to hospital by air ambulance after crash on A159  Grimsby Live

A cyclist has been injured following an incident on the A159 between Scotter and Laughton.

Latest on Nuneaton hospital's visiting restrictions  Coventry Telegraph

There was an 'increased level' of diarrhoea and vomiting.

Pair taken to hospital after two vehicle crash  East Anglian Daily Times

Suffolk Fire and Rescue *Service* along with ambulance and police are dealing with an incident on Tom Crisp Way in Lowestoft. Picture: Lowestoft Fire and ...

Fehily aiming for speedy hospital discharge after emergency appendix surgery | Horse Racing News  Racing Post

Jump jockey Noel Fehily is hoping to be discharged from hospital in the immediate future after having his appendix removed in an emergency operation on.

Construction of new £98m hospital gains approval  Health Service Journal

Building work will get underway within weeks on a new hospital near Ascot, after the board of Frimley Health Foundation Trust gave it the go-ahead.

Arlington Heights hospital opens a quiet place for families experiencing loss  Chicago Daily Herald

Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights on Thursday unveiled Jane's Room, a quiet, private space designed for families who suffer stillborn, ...

Fire at Gettysburg Hospital forces relocation of some patients  WGAL Lancaster

Several patients at Gettysburg Hospital had to be moved Thursday after a fire broke out. Officials said the fire started around 11 a.m. in the information ...

'Essential' works to Watford General Hospital's car park continue  Watford Observer

Essential” engineering works will mean part of a hospital car park will remain off limits for at least another week.

Calls for council to buy health centre and hospital to end redevelopment "impasse"  Bristol Post

South Gloucestershire Council could break the “impasse” in long-running plans to redevelop Thornbury's health centre and hospital by buying both sites.

We found price lists for the 115 biggest US hospitals so you don’t have to  Quartz

Thanks to new US law, we now know the standard price for a cotton ball at the New York Presbyterian Hospital is $1.15. The list price for a skull X-ray at Orlando ...

Driver of suspected stolen car airlifted to hospital after being hit by police vehicle  NW Evening Mail

THE driver of a suspected stolen car involved in a pursuit was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a police vehicle.

Layoffs announced at Grand River Hospital  CTV News

Grand River Hospital in Kitchener has confirmed that it will be eliminating 50 positions as it attempts to deal with a projected a $7.4 million deficit.

£10m revamp will transform former Aberdeen hospital site into luxury hotel  Aberdeen Evening Express

A historic Aberdeen hospital building is set to undergo a £10 million refurbishment and reopen as a top-class hotel. Plans were approved last year to turn four ...

Sean Morrison: Cardiff City captain in hospital for 'procedure'  BBC Sport

Cardiff City captain Sean Morrison has been admitted to hospital for what the club has described as "a procedure."

Scheme at Musgrove Park Hospital saves patients 'thousands of nights' in hospital  Somerset County Gazette

A "COMMON sense" scheme which has helped Somerset patients avoid thousands of nights in hospital and saved £2 million will help the NHS…

Patient dies after vein damaged during routine hospital operation  Lincolnshire Live

A doctor has apologised to the family of Michael Douglas Hill for the "unanticipated chain of events"

Patient kills self with gun at NCH Baker Hospital Downtown in Naples  Naples Daily News

The incident was confined to the patient's room and there was no further threat to public safety, said hospital and police spokesmen.

New chair for major hospital trust  Health Service Journal

University College London Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed a new chair.

Man ‘thrown through windscreen’ of car in A9 crash which left three in hospital  The Courier

A Perthshire couple are recovering in hospital following a crash on one of the region's busiest roads. Lewis and Sarah Forbes were driving on the A9 Inverness ...

Revealed: Shocking footage of Sudan hospital attack  Channel 4 News

Hundreds of protestors have taken to the streets across Sudan again today, calling for the resignation of President Omar al-Bashir. Activists said police fired tear ...

Abortion: Woman 'refused termination' at Dublin hospital  BBC News

A woman has been refused an abortion despite her unborn baby being diagnosed with a fatal foetal abnormality, the Dáil (Irish parliament) has heard.

'I can't get my head around it': Hospital porter's anger at less pay than equivalents in other areas  Gazette Live

One full-time University Hospital of North Tees porter is annoyed at pay disparity between himself and porters elsewhere.

What to Make of Hospital Price Lists?  The New York Times

Experts praise them for transparency and vilify them for confusing patients.

Two men injured in shootout, hospital placed momentarily on lockdown  KSLA

IDABEL, OK (KSLA) - Authorities are investigating following a shootout in Southeast Oklahoma that sent two men to a hospital. Officers got the call around 5:30 ...

Charlton Athletic Women v Man Utd Women: Charlotte Kerr leaves hospital  BBC Sport

Charlton Athletic's Charlotte Kerr has left hospital after suffering a rib injury that led to Sunday's Women's Championship match against Manchester United being ...

Man taken to hospital after police called to reports of fallen tree  Nottinghamshire Live

A main road in Stapleford was partially closed in both directions this morning (Thursday, January 17) due to a fallen down tree. Police were called at around 5am ...

Glass window shattered at Methodist Hospital amid reports of shots fired  KTRK-TV

A perimeter has been set up around a tower at Methodist Hospital after reports of shots fired were unfounded.

Parts of Worthing Hospital closed after flu virus detected on ward  Worthing Herald

Parts of Worthing Hospital were closed after a patient was confirmed to have flu on Tuesday.

Woman taken to hospital after rush-hour crash outside school  The Bolton News

EMERGENCY services rushed a woman to hospital after she was cut out of a vehicle following a crash this afternoon.

Mum who lives in daily agony slams hospital for lack of support  Bristol Post

A mum born with a rare condition which pushes part of her brain into her spinal cord has slammed a Bristol hospital for ignoring her calls for help.

The 'angel' who secretly pays patients' hospital bills  BBC News

Nigerian hospital patients may not be allowed to leave until they have paid their bill. But in Lagos a wealthy philanthropist is on the lookout for people to help.

Kingscliff disability advocate harassed as Tweed hospital plan divides community  ABC News

A prominent disability advocate says he has been called "fatty" and "porky" in abusive emails sent because he supports a controversial hospital planned for ...

Ohio litigation sharpens questions raised about Omaha's Children's Hospital  WOWT

A week after Children's Hospital and Medical Center announced a surprise visit from state investigators found no issues with how it operates and polices itself, ...

Royal Bolton Hospital to pay millions after birthing mistake  The Bolton News

A YOUNG boy who was left with a catastrophic brain injury after failings during his birth at Bolton hospital has won multi-million-pound NHS damages.

Lincoln biker in hospital after serious crash  The Lincolnite

Officers closed off the road last night while they dealt with the collision between a bike and a car.

Man with schizophrenia died after being given too many sedatives in hospital, Tasmanian coroner finds  ABC News

A Tasmanian coroner has found shortcomings in the care provided to a man with schizophrenia by the North West Regional Hospital in Burnie led to his ...

Diego Maradona recovering in hospital after operation for internal bleeding  BBC Sport

Argentina's World Cup-winning legend Diego Maradona is recovering in hospital after a successful operation to stop internal bleeding caused by a hernia, his ...

UK hospitals expecting 'mayhem' when cold snap hits, top doctor says  The Guardian

Staffing problems and a spike in flu could mean 'severe difficulties' for NHS, says Dr Nick Scriven.