Malala Yousufzai discharged from hospital »

By Gerald Heneghan Malala Yousufzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban in response to her women’s rights activism, has been discharged from hospital.

Four-month-old baby could have been saved
10 Mar
2012
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Four-month-old baby could have been saved »

A four-month-old baby boy who was violently shaken to death by his father could have been saved if hospital staff and police had followed child protection procedures, a damning report revealed on Thursday. Tragic Jayden Warr suffered “catastrophic and unsurvivable“ brain injuries after he was attacked by dad Danny Warr in 2009. Warr, 27, was [...]

Pensioner died waiting 1 hr 30 mins for ambulance
8 Jan
2012
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Pensioner died waiting 1 hr 30 mins for ambulance »

A ‘FIT and healthy’ pensioner died after she waited an hour and a half for an ambulance to arrive at her house from almost 20 miles away.   And when she finally arrived at hospital Phyllis Asten, 87, who had fallen and broken her hip, had to wait on a trolley in a hospital corridor [...]

Stafford Inquiry hears about ‘hidden deaths’
14 Jun
2011
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Stafford Inquiry hears about ‘hidden deaths’ »

A SCANDAL-hit hospital has been exposed for trying to cover up the true level of deaths on their wards. Stafford Hospital, as well as nearby Walsall Manor Hospital, declared hundreds of extra patients as being terminally ill in order to remove their deaths from the hospital mortality rates – making the trusts look like they [...]

Midwife blunder leaves baby burned
14 Jun
2011
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Midwife blunder leaves baby burned »

A MOTHER today told of her devastation after her six-day-old baby daughter was badly burned when a trainee midwife plunged the infant’s foot into a bowl of scalding hot water. Little Katie Ward was left with skin hanging off her tiny foot after it was dipped into the ‘almost boiling’ water much to her mother’s [...]

Dementia patient discharged barefoot wearing only a gown
3 Jun
2011
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Dementia patient discharged barefoot wearing only a gown »

A DEMENTIA patient, riddled with arthritis and suffering from parkinsons disease was discharged from hospital wearing only her gown and slippers, it has emerged. The family of great-grandmother-of-six Florence Smith said they were shocked at her appearance when she arrived home unexpected in an ambulance from Wolverhampton’s New Cross Hospital. She was so cold her [...]

Train horse spotted at hospital
20 May
2011
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Train horse spotted at hospital »

A MAN caught trying to board a train with his horse was captured on CCTV 24 hours earlier trying to get treatment for his four-legged friend at a hospital’s A&E department. The animal was caught on CCTV waiting in line at the reception desk at Wrexham Maelor Hospital’s emergency department last Friday. After requesting whether [...]

Super hospital just for animals
17 May
2011
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Super hospital just for animals »

WITH it’s sterile white walls, flat screen televisions and glass doors this could easily be a flagship new NHS super-hospital – but in fact it is a vets surgery. Run by renowned vet Dr Noel Fitzpatrick, who recently featured in the recent BBC1 series The Bionic Vet, the spotless state-of-the-art surgery is described as “the [...]

Surgeon suspended for punching patient
6 May
2011
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Surgeon suspended for punching patient »

A CARDIAC surgeon has been suspended from a hospital for allegedly punching a sleeping patient, it was revealed today. Sources at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton say the specialist had previously operated on the man and saved his life. He was today facing a disciplinary hearing and the sack if the complaint is upheld. The [...]

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