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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.


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.


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.


Spice Girls join Mel B in hospital after serious surgery  DigitalSpy.com

Mel B was joined in the hospital on Monday (December 10) after undergoing emergency surgery for “broken ribs” and a “severed right hand”.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Nine in 10 NHS trusts have asbestos in their hospital buildings  Personnel Today

An MP has urged the government to conduct an audit of asbestos at every NHS trust after it emerged nine in 10 trusts have the potentially dangerous material in ...


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 ...


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 ...


Malawi's President Mutharika praises Anglican social ministry on hospital's 120th anniversary  Anglicannews

President Peter Mutharika has praised the Anglican Church in the country, commending it “for the social services you provide to Malawians”.


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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.


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 ...


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 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 ...


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

An inquest hears a mentally ill man attacked the hospital patients after his medication was altered.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 ...


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).


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.


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.


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.


Man missing from Eastbourne hospital has been found  The Argus

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


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.


Huge £196.5m of funding approved for hospital revamp plan in Calderdale and Huddersfield  Halifax Evening Courier

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has approved £196.5 million of capital funding to progress plans for reconfiguration of hospital and community ...


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.


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)


Mel B rushed to hospital with broken ribs and 'severed' hand  Yahoo News

Spice Girl Mel B has shared a picture of herself on Instagram following suffering several severe injuries. The 43-year-old explained on the photo sharing app that ...


Motorcyclist taken to hospital with 'serious injuries' following M25 crash  Get Surrey

Two separate accidents on the M25 caused heavy traffic and lane closures on Monday morning.


Hospitals must face up to medical errors that cost patient’s life  The Irish Times

'There would be no record anything had ever harmed Adrienne Cullen at UMCU'


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'


Celtic stars visit Glasgow Children's Hospital and hand over £10,000 charity donation  Daily Record

Kids were delighted to receive a Christmas visit from their Hoops heroes.


Muckamore Abbey report lists 'catastrophic failings'  BBC News

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


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.


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.


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.


'We're sorry': Grimsby hospital boss admits mistakes leading up to 18-year-old Ben Glean's death  Grimsby Live

The man at the helm of Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital has apologised to Ben Glean's family and friends.


Ambulance report highlights causes for concern  Bournemouth Echo

A SOUTH Western Ambulance *Service* report on the impact of the county's proposed health care shake-up has highlighted some worrying cases.


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.


New hospital site report is with minister  Jersey Evening Post

AN independent report into a planning application to build the new hospital on the current site has been completed and sent to the Environment Minister.


Santa Clara County buys two financially struggling 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.


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.


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.


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.


Celtic players visit brave Renton teen Arin in hospital  The Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter

A Renton teenager fighting a rare form of throat cancer has been visited in hospital by members of the Celtic squad.


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.


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.


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 ...


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.


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*.


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 ...


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.


Singer's hospital performance leaves patients feeling 'less alone'  WISN Milwaukee

Singer Jason Mraz on Friday performed for patients and their family members at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. The brief performances were ahead of the "I'...



Romania hospital says 39 babies now diagnosed with superbug  ABC News

The number of babies diagnosed with a drug-resistant superbug at a maternity hospital in Romania's capital has risen to 39, authorities said Monday.


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

Do you have any information which could help our investigation?


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 ...


‘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 ...


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 ...


My life-changing day on the hospital frontline  Daily Mail

Jan Moir shared her experience of volunteering at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital as part of the Mail's campaign. The hospital hopes to reach 900 ...


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, ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


Centre at hospital to ease pressure at A&E goes from 'inadequate' to 'good' in six months  Stoke-on-Trent Live

A GP-led *service* set up to ease A&E pressures has been rated as 'good'. The Urgent Care Centre (UCC) North Staffordshire – based in the emergency ...


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.


Significant drop in heart attack deaths in hospitals, audit finds  The Irish Times

Hospital mortality rates for pneumonia saw a 'small but significant reduction'


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…


2 Mississippi children shot near hospital, suspect taken into custody: police  Fox News

A Mississippi man has admitted to shooting two young children near a hospital late last month, police said on Monday.


Love Island's Zara McDermott rushed to hospital with appendicitis - Daily Mail
  Daily Mail

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.


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 ...


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.


Hospital noise levels growing worse, say researchers  BBC News

Noise levels in hospitals are getting worse, research suggests. Anyone who has ever stayed overnight in a hospital will know how difficult it can be to sleep, ...


Royal Victoria Hospital staff asked not to drive to work  BBC News

Staff at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast are being encouraged to use alternative transport to get to work. Patients and visitors are also being asked to avoid ...


Woman taken to hospital after A2 crash  Kent Online

Emergency services attended the scene of a crash on the A2. A woman has been taken to hospital following the collision between a car and a lorry on the ...


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 ...


Man airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after A30 crash  Devon Live

Two other people were taken to hospital by land ambulance after a 4X4 crashed into a field and overturned near Bolventor.


Walsall Manor Hospital gets £36 million A&E funding  expressandstar.com

Walsall Manor Hospital has been given the green light for a new A&E department after the Government signed off on its £36 million funding bid.


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.


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.


Man stole ambulance from Lafourche Parish hospital, was heading to Japan via Kenner: authorities  NOLA.com

Rory Guidry, 33, of Golden Meadow was booked with theft after authorities say he stole an ambulance late Friday (Dec. 7, 2018) from Lady of the Sea General ...