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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.

Mel B rushed to hospital for three-hour emergency surgery  Daily Record

The Spice Girls star said she needed three hours of surgery to repair damage to her hand.

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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

Two elderly patients died after they were attacked with a walking stick by another pensioner on a hospital ward, an inquest has heard. Roger Lamb, 79, and Ken ...

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.

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.

Man missing from Eastbourne hospital has been found  The Argus

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

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.

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 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.

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.

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 ...

Coventry’s shocking number of drug-related mental health hospital admissions  Coventry Telegraph

Charities have said the high numbers show people are now more candid with doctors.

Tram stop assault leaves man in hospital with fractured skull and bleed to brain  Nottinghamshire Live

The victim, a man in his 30s, was left unconscious on the platform.

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.

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.

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 ...

A well-rounded hospital pre-reg  AOP

Pre-reg optometrist, Olympia Haralambous, on the benefits of a hospital pre-reg as she prepares for Visit 2.

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.

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 ...

Biker taken to hospital after crash that closed road in Bideford for much of the morning  Devon Live

Manteo Way was shut in both directions from 9am onwards.

Hospital boss apologises over death of student from cardiac arrest  Daily Mail

Ben Glean, 18, died of a cardiac arrest caused by diabetes just days after being sent home from hospital in Grimsby after doctors dismissed his severe pain as a ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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)

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.

Muckamore Abbey report lists 'catastrophic failings'  BBC News

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

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.

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.

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.

Man airlifted to hospital after fall on Cam Crag, Langstrath  grough

A man was airlifted to hospital after falling from a scrambling route in the Lake District. The man was with three others on Cam Crag in Langstrath on Saturday ...

Woman rushed to hospital after crash on A1  Lincolnshire Live

A woman was taken to hospital after a single vehicle crash on the A1. Police were called to the collision at Colsterworth at 3.59pm tonight on Saturday, ...

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.

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'

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*.

Jason Mraz sings to Kansas teen in hospital  Wichita Eagle

Grammy Award winner, Jason Mraz visits a hospital to sing to Madison Taliaferro. Madison, 18, is a high school senior in Holton, Kansas, who was born with ...

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 ...

Woman taken to hospital after serious collision on the A4146 near Leighton Buzzard  Leighton Buzzard Today

Police are investigating a serious collision on the A4146 near Leighton Buzzard which left a woman in hospital.

Players Begin Christmas Hospital Visits - Ipswich Town News  TWTD.co.uk

The Town players began their annual Christmas hospital visits this afternoon with members of the squad spending time and handing out presents at St Elizabeth ...

Santa Clara County buys two 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.

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.

Santas stroll through York to boost hospital stays for patients  The Press, York

A SCORE of Santa Clauses have walked through York centre today to help make patients' stays at York Hospital more comfortable and relaxed.

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

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Hospital delivery may have short-term implications for both maternal vaginal and neonate fecal microbiota  Gut Microbiota for Health

10 Dec 2018 | GMFH Editing Team · Antibiotics, Birth, Early Life & Infants, Immune Health, Infections, Pregnancy & Early Life, Research & Practice, Vaginal ...

Malawi's president praises Anglican social ministry on hospital's 120th anniversary  Episcopal News Service

[Anglican Communion News *Service*] The president of Malawi, Peter Mutharika, has praised the Anglican Church in the country, commending it “for the social ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

‘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 ...

Fresh fears over Poole Hospital A&E closure plans: Health Secretary Matt Hancock has been contacted  Bournemouth Echo

POOLE People Party leader Mark Howell has written to the health secretary expressing concerns over contentious plans to transfer A&E services…

Pictures reveal secrets of abandoned Staffordshire hospital  expressandstar.com

An urban explorer has toured a Staffordshire hospital which has been abandoned for six years, but still has functioning power in the operating theatre and X-ray ...

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 ...

Festive elf delivers daily diabetes messages to hospital staff  The Diabetes Times

The subject of inpatient diabetes care has been given a festive twist after a Christmas elf was introduced to University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation ...

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 ...

Patient waited 13 hours without food and water before hospital operation scrapped  Birmingham Live

Stephen Lea was at Heartlands Hospital as 'nil by mouth' patient before told surgery scrubbed.

Three people taken to hospital after Longmont crash  Longmont Times-Call

Longmont police diverted southbound traffic for about an hour on Pace Street in the area of 17th Avenue after a crash required extrication.

Hospital bosses pen astonishing EIGHT-step guide on how to make TOAST  Daily Mail

University Hospital Southampton bosses have been slammed for wasting money and treating staff like children after they put up a two-page poster explaining ...

50 kids leave hospital for fantasy flight to ‘North Pole'  WFLA

For one afternoon, 50 lucky kids were able to say “goodbye” to the hospital and “hello” to the North Pole!

Three people dead and nine others are rushed to hospital after a horror bus crash on busy highway  Daily Mail

A minibus carrying Chinese tourists collided head-on with a four-wheel-drive towing a trailer on Indian Ocean Drive, 127 kilometres north of Perth, on Sunday ...

Jerusalem hospital delivers baby of pregnant Israeli woman shot in terror attack  The Times of Israel

Mother was in 30th week of pregnancy; baby transferred to premie ward in 'good' condition, hospital says; mother 'fighting for her life'

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.

New MacMillan cancer information pods launched at Kendal and Barrow hospitals  The Westmorland Gazette

TWO new Macmillan Cancer information and support *service* pods have been rolled out at Kendal and Barrow hospitals.

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.

Coroner identifies 2 people who died following shooting near McLeod Hospital  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) - The Florence Police Department is investigating a reported shooting Monday morning.

Bulger thought he was going to the hospital before transfer, lawyer says  Boston 25 News

BOSTON - Whitey Bulger's attorney says he plans to sue the government for wrongful death and negligence. Hank Brennan says there's no way Whitey Bulger ...

Rad-Su pay surprise visit to hospital children's ward  Hemel Gazette

Children on Watford General Hospital's children's ward were treated to a surprise visit from boy band Rak-Su.

Woman taken to hospital after crash near Stroud  Stroud News and Journal

A woman has been taken to hopsital after a crash near Stroud.

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 for a new ...

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 ...

Asbestos present in 'nine out of ten' NHS hospitals  The Telegraph

Asbestos is present in nine out of ten NHS hospitals, an investigation reveals. An inquiry has been demanded after 198 out of 211 trusts responded to Freedom ...

Norovirus outbreak hits Harrogate District Hospital  Stray FM

People urged not to visit if they have any symptoms of the highly contagious bug.

Infuriated hospital staff hit back at 'boredom' claims by patients in Hull Royal Infirmary  Hull Daily Mail

Staff and patients who have used Ward 500 have leapt to the hospital's defence after Joyce's controversial claims.

Love Island's Zara McDermott rushed to hospital with appendicitis - Daily Mail
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The reality star, 21, took to her Instagram stories on Friday morning to reveal she had spent the past nine hours in a ward after seeking urgent medical attention.

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 ...

Derriford Hospital is getting a new £30million A&E department  Plymouth Live

The huge chunk of funding comes at a time the hospital needs it the most.