Recent News Headlines : Hospital

U.K. EMERGENCY UNITS NEARLY BACK TO NORMAL AFTER CYBERATTACK


Patients are no longer being diverted away from hospital accident and emergency units, Anne Rainsberry, NHS England's national incident director, said in a statement... READ MORE

17th May, 2017 0

SA HEALTH WITHHELD INFORMATION RELATING TO STROKE DEATHS


SA Health withheld information relating to stroke deaths at Royal Adelaide Hospital, coroner says... READ MORE

16th May, 2017 208

ENGLAND'S EMERGENCY UNITS OPEN 'AS NORMAL' AGAIN AFTER CYBER ATTACK


Patients are no longer being diverted away from hospital accident and emergency units, Anne Rainsberry, NHS England's national incident director, said in a statement... READ MORE

16th May, 2017 0

NHS CANCER PATIENTS HIT BY TREATMENT DELAYS AFTER CYBER-ATTACK


One is Barts health NHS trust, which operates five hospitals in London... READ MORE

15th May, 2017 353

BRITISH HOSPITALS RACE TO REVIVE COMPUTERS


British Patients Reel as Hospitals Race to Revive Computer Systems... READ MORE

14th May, 2017 314

HAVE YOU BEEN AFFECTED BY THE CYBERATTACK ON THE NHS?


Whether you are a patient or NHS staff, you can share your experiences by filling in the form below, anonymously if you wish... READ MORE

13th May, 2017 117

ONLY LABOUR CAN RESTORE OUR HEALTH SERVICE TO ITS WORLD CLASS STATUS


NHS England's standard of 95 percent of patients spending four hours or less in A E has not been met since July 2015... READ MORE

6th May, 2017 296

53-YEAR-OLD MAN TAKEN TO HOSPITAL WITH HEAD, CHEST INJURIES, PARAMEDICS SAY


A 53-year-old motorcyclist was taken to hospital with major injuries Saturday after a head-on collision with a small SUV, paramedics said... READ MORE

30th April, 2017 73

9/11 CHAPEL WHICH SHELTERED RESCUE WORKERS MAY HAVE TO SHUT AS RENT SOARS


China had also signed an agreement on a free-cataract-surgery program with African countries, including Sierra Leone... READ MORE

29th April, 2017 0

HUNDREDS OF PRIVATE PATIENTS SEEK COMPENSATION FROM ROGUE SURGEON


Around 350 patients who underwent treatment privately take civil action against Ian Paterson, who carried out needless breast operations... READ MORE

29th April, 2017 232

ROYAL OTTAWA ACQUITTED IN CASE WHERE NURSE WAS STABBED


A mentally ill patient stabbed a nurse at the brockville mental health centre in 2014... READ MORE

29th April, 2017 158

PATIENTS STRUGGLING TO GET GP APPOINTMENTS, WATCHDOG FINDS


Such delays affect patient care and stop paramedics getting back on the road to attend to other patients, MPs said... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 554

BUILDING WORK TO BEGIN ON NATIONAL CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AS COSTS SOAR TO 1BN EURO


Building work to begin on national children's hospital as costs soar to 1bn euro... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 0

ALCOHOL ABUSE CLINIC REDUCING EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS


Alcohol abuse clinic reducing return trips to Ottawa emergency rooms... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 337

'MY SON DIDN'T WANT TO DIE'


Each time Derek was admitted to hospital I always made an appointment to meet his team and to discuss his treatment, she said... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 2673

PATIENTS SUFFER WORST EVER WINTER FOR A&E ADMISSION DELAYS


Total emergency admissions to NHS hospitals in England rose from 1.3 million in winter 2011 12 to 1.44 million in winter 2016 17... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 1

'ANGEL OF DEATH' SERIAL KILLER DIES AFTER ATTACK IN PRISON


Harvey pleaded guilty in 1987 to killing 37 people, mostly while he worked as a nurse's aide at hospitals in Cincinnati and London, Kentucky... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 2

OUTPATIENT CLINICS RESUME AT HULL HOSPITAL FOLLOWING FLOOD


Health officials in west Quebec say most outpatient clinics at the Hull Hospital resumed Tuesday following last week's serious flood... READ MORE

27th March, 2017 7

MAN RUSHED TO HOSPITAL AFTER BEING HIT BY PART OF ROLLER COASTER AT CORK FUNFAIR


He was taken by Ambulance to Cork University Hospital where his injuries are currently being assessed... READ MORE

27th March, 2017 5

BABY BORN WITH 4 LEGS IS RECOVERING AFTER RARE SURGERY IN CHICAGO


The hospital announced Tuesday that 10-month-old Dominique from Ivory Coast, or Cote d'Ivoire, in West Africa, is recovering well from the March 8 surgery... READ MORE

22nd March, 2017 20

FOUR-MONTH WAIT TARGET FOR SCOLIOSIS TREATMENT 'WILL BE MET BY END OF 2017'


The HSE said that 105 patients were treated for scoliosis in 2015 in public or private hospitals... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 2

HELICOPTER PILOT KILLED IN COAST GUARD CRASH WAS STAR OF TV DOCUMENTARY


Two years later, while based at Waterford Coast Guard helicopter base, she told the Munster Express newspaper it was an unlikely trajectory... READ MORE

14th March, 2017 3

PRIVATE HEALTHCARE FIRM SIGNS UBER DEAL FOR CARERS AND PATIENTS


In a separate deal, Cera is to provide on-the-go care to patients of several NHS hospitals, covering five million people... READ MORE

13th March, 2017 492

RATIONING RULES RESTRICTING SURGERY TO THOSE IN MOST PAIN MUST BE AXED, NHS OFFICIALS RULEA


Patients are left wondering about the validity of restrictions to other types of surgery and NHS treatment, she said... READ MORE

11th March, 2017 530

NHS WORKERS URGED TO BE ALERT FOR SEPSIS AND TREAT WITHIN AN HOUR


This quality standard highlights priorities in the continued fight to improve sepsis care... READ MORE

10th March, 2017 3716

AT LEAST 22 DEAD AS FIRE RAVAGES YOUTH SHELTER IN GUATEMALA


Piedad Estrada, a street vendor, arrived at the hospital with a photograph of her 16-year-old daughter... READ MORE

9th March, 2017 164

100M FOR GPS IN AE TO WEED OUT THOSE NOT SERIOUSLY ILL ANNOUNCED IN BUDGET


But the British Medical Association expressed scepticism over the proposal and warned that placing GPs in hospitals could in fact end up attracting more patients... READ MORE

9th March, 2017 180

NHS TO REVAMP 111 HELPLINE AFTER SUSTAINED CRITICISM OF SERVICE


NHS 111 uses far fewer nurses each year to answer callers' queries about their symptoms than NHS Direct did... READ MORE

8th March, 2017 971

NHS ENGLAND CHIEF BRINGS IN NEW RULES ON WARD BED CLOSURES


Stevens is introducing tough rules for hospitals concerning bed closures from April to ensure that patient care does not suffer... READ MORE

3rd March, 2017 614

'TWO TRAPPED' AFTER ROOF COLLAPSES AT HOSPITAL IN SOUTH AFRICA


She said the injured included two patients, two construction workers and one hospital staff member... READ MORE

3rd March, 2017 0

Trending News Headlines : Hospital

AIR RAID HITS CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL IN ALEPPO


An air raid has hit a children's hospital in Syria's rebel-held east Aleppo, forcing medical staff to evacuate patients, including several newborn babies still in incubators... READ MORE

20th November, 2016 47980

20 HOSPITALS DECLARE BLACK ALERT AS PATIENT SAFETY NO LONGER ASSURED


NHS crisis 20 hospitals declare black alert as patient safety no longer assured... READ MORE

11th January, 2017 35732

'IT WAS MANIC': PATIENTS DESCRIBE MELTDOWN AT WORCESTERSHIRE HOSPITAL


Senior doctor calls health service 'broken' after deaths of two patients left to wait on trolleys at Worcestershire Royal hospital... READ MORE

7th January, 2017 22944

HUGE RISE IN HOSPITAL BEDS IN ENGLAND TAKEN UP BY PEOPLE WITH MALNUTRITION


Official figures reveal that people with malnutrition accounted for 184,528 hospital bed days last year, a huge rise on 65,048 in 2006-07... READ MORE

26th November, 2016 22290

THREE PATIENTS DIE AT WORCESTERSHIRE HOSPITAL AMID NHS WINTER CRISIS


Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS trust confirmed the hospital was under pressure... READ MORE

7th January, 2017 10934

MAY'S SCAPEGOAT ATTEMPT COULD SPARK MASS RESIGNATIONS, SAYS TOP GP


Dr Kailash Chand says GPs are rightly angry at government effort to shift blame for NHS crisis on to them with seven-day threat... READ MORE

15th January, 2017 8632

SHOCK FIGURES SHOW TORY PLANS ARE 'MAKING SOCIAL CARE WORSE'


Under the Better Care Fund councils receive money, mainly from the NHS budget, in return for introducing schemes to reduce demand for hospital care... READ MORE

11th December, 2016 5955

ALEPPO HOSPITALS CEASE TO FUNCTION AFTER REPEATED BOMBINGS


The message out of eastern Aleppo is that there are no hospitals functioning at all... READ MORE

20th November, 2016 5673

NHS INTENSIVE CARE 'AT ITS LIMITS' BECAUSE OF STAFF SHORTAGES


Fifty-two nhs hospitals sent patients elsewhere in busiest week yet... READ MORE

29th January, 2017 5645

NHS ACCUSED OF COVERING UP HUGE DATA LOSS THAT PUT THOUSANDS AT RISK


NHS England has quietly launched an inquiry to discover how many patients have been affected... READ MORE

27th February, 2017 5365

A&E NEEDS TOTAL SYSTEM OVERHAUL IF IT'S TO COPE, SAYS HOSPITAL WHICH REVOLUTIONISED ITS EMERGENCY CARE


But it's par for the course at the A E unit hailed by health secretary Jeremy Hunt as an inspiration to emergency departments throughout the country... READ MORE

15th January, 2017 4933

WOMAN WHO RECEIVED WORLD'S 1ST FACE TRANSPLANT DIES AT 49


A French woman who received the worlds first partial face transplant after being mauled by her dog, died several months ago, at age 49.A... READ MORE

7th September, 2016 4355

HOSPITALS IN ENGLAND TOLD TO PUT OPERATIONS ON HOLD TO FREE UP BEDS


A reduction of elective hospital activity in the run-up to Christmas is standard practice, and well rehearsed by NHS providers... READ MORE

17th December, 2016 4028

MANITOBA MAN STUCK WITH $118K IN MEDICAL BILLS AFTER EMERGENCY TREATMENT IN U.S.


About 850 Manitobans access emergency services through those Minnesota hospitals every year, according to the province... READ MORE

26th January, 2017 2665

JEREMY HUNT DENIES RED CROSS CLAIM OF NHS HUMANITARIAN CRISIS


I don't want to pretend that we haven't, at this most difficult time of year for the NHS, had some very serious problems in some hospitals... READ MORE

9th January, 2017 2535

'MY FRAIL MUM WAS FORCED TO WAIT ON THE FLOOR FOR EIGHT HOURS'


The NHS staff there were working flat out to deal with the patients around them... READ MORE

14th January, 2017 2529

NHS 'WILL FAIL' THIS WINTER WITHOUT CASH INJECTION, DOCTORS TELL THERESA MAY


Hospital doctors have warned Theresa May that the NHS will fail this winter and patient care will suffer unless she provides an emergency cash injection... READ MORE

11th January, 2017 2507

VENEZUELANS ARE FLEEING TO BRAZIL FOR MEDICAL CARE OVERWHELMING ITS HOSPITALS AND MORGUES


A spiraling economic crisis and hyperinflation have cleaned Venezuelan hospitals of needles, bandages and medicine... READ MORE

31st December, 2016 2263

HOSPITALS ARE IN STATE OF 'WAR', UK GOVERNMENT ADVISER SAYS


The percentage of patients given hospital treatment within 18 weeks has also fallen below 90 percent for the first time since March 2011... READ MORE

10th February, 2017 2244

SERIOUS MISTAKES IN NHS PATIENT CARE ARE ON THE RISE, FIGURES REVEAL


We have long warned that underfunding and staff shortages within the NHS will impact on patient safety... READ MORE

1st January, 2017 2183

'NURSES LIKE ME WILL BE PROMISED THE WORLD TO RETURN TO IRELAND BUT WE KNOW THOSE PROMISES WON'T BE KEPT'


She went to work in London in January 2015, having qualified as a general nurse and she said she has no regrets ... READ MORE

6th January, 2017 2066

AREAS OF NHS WILL IMPLODE THIS WINTER, EXPERT WARNS


Data from NHS England for the summer also showed hospitals are missing key targets for cancer cases, routine operations and ambulance response times... READ MORE

13th October, 2016 2040

40% OF HOSPITALS ISSUE ALERT IN FIRST WEEK OF NEW YEAR


It sets out what steps trusts should take to manage the large numbers of patients... READ MORE

13th January, 2017 2021

NHS TRANSFORMATION PLANS MAY BE USED AS COVER FOR CUTS, SAYS BMA


Dr Mark Porter, the BMA council chair, said Improving patient care must be the number one priority for these plans... READ MORE

21st November, 2016 1865

'SOMETIMES THE BABY DIES, SOMETIMES THE MOTHER'


'Sometimes the baby dies, sometimes the mother' Life and death in Yemen's hospitals... READ MORE

30th December, 2016 1811

BOMBING OF DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS HOSPITAL IN YEMEN KILLS AT LEAST 15


Hospitals in Yemen supported by Doctors Without Borders have been hit by coalition airstrikes at least four times in the country's 17-month war... READ MORE

16th August, 2016 1629

'I RANG TO REPORT A A?6,900 SCAM, BUT TSB SAID ITS FRAUD TEAM WAS BUSY'


And, in a bid to drive up the amount of money recouped from overseas visitors, the Government is preparing a further crackdown... READ MORE

28th October, 2016 1446

HOSPITALS CANCELLED RECORD NUMBER OF URGENT OPERATIONS LAST YEAR


Hospitals in England cancelled 4,093 urgent procedures during 2016, equivalent to 341 per month... READ MORE

27th January, 2017 1377

WHAT I SAW IN SYRIA


Declan Walsh, The New York Times's Cairo bureau chief, reported from Syria for a week in April... READ MORE

17th June, 2016 1311

OVER 130,000 PATIENTS A YEAR ARE NOT RECEIVING VITAL NHS CANCER CARE ON TIME


Over 130,000 patients a year are not receiving vital NHS cancer care on time... READ MORE

7th November, 2016 1189


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