Recent News Headlines : Hospital

CHAOS AND A TRAIL OF BLOOD AS NURSING AIDE HELPED LAS VEGAS MASSACRE VICTIMS


Sunrise Hospital treated 200 of the victims. Others received care at affiliated community hospitals and Las Vegas' University Medical Center... READ MORE

8th October, 2017 22

SAFE ZONES FOR ABORTION CLINICS COULD APPLY TO PHARMACIES, MEDICAL CLINICS


Other facilities that provide abortion services, like hospitals, health centres and pharmacies, would be able to apply to get safe access zones, said Naqvi... READ MORE

7th October, 2017 1746

THE INDIAN FARMERS FALLING PREY TO PESTICIDE


At least 50 farmers have died from suspected pesticide poisoning in Maharashtra since July, according to officials and media reports... READ MORE

5th October, 2017 642

PATIENTS LEFT IN DARK AS DOCTORS DEPART DOWNTOWN CLINIC


- Letter to patients from clinic owners Chantal and James Dumont Their decision is incomprehensible to us, the Dumonts wrote... READ MORE

5th October, 2017 133

ROYAL CORNWALL HOSPITAL PUT IN SPECIAL MEASURES AFTER PATIENT DEATHS


During this inspection and in our previous visits to the Royal Cornwall hospital we have found persistent evidence of care that falls below those standards... READ MORE

5th October, 2017 1434

COMPLEX RECOVERY AWAITS THOSE INJURED IN LAS VEGAS ATTACK


Years, said Dr. Thomas Scalea, physician-in-chief at the University of Maryland's Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, one of the nation's largest trauma centers... READ MORE

4th October, 2017 1

CHESHIRE HOSPITAL STOPS SPINAL SURGERY AFTER 'SERIOUS INCIDENTS'


Spinal operations will not resume at Warrington and Halton hospitals NHS foundation trust in Cheshire until an external investigation into surgical practice has finished... READ MORE

3rd October, 2017 161

NO RIDE HOME, NO KIDNEY STONE SURGERY, OTTAWA MAN TOLD


But a surgeon at the General campus of the Ottawa Hospital took a different view... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 628

STROKE PATIENTS IN WALES COULD DIE BECAUSE THROMBECTOMY NOT AVAILABLE


Twenty stroke patients from Wales have undergone coiling since May in hospitals in Birmingham, Bristol, Oxford, Plymouth and Southampton... READ MORE

1st October, 2017 268

PRIVATE AMBULANCE FIRM CONTRACTED BY THE NHS GOES INTO ADMINISTRATION


Private Ambulance Service has been serving hospitals such as Watford General, St Albans hospital and Bedford hospital... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 757

NHS NOT FIT FOR THE 21ST CENTURY, SAYS CHIEF INSPECTOR OF HOSPITALS


The NHS is stuck in the past and not fit for the 21st century, according to the new chief inspector of English hospitals... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 99

NHS NURSES ARE TOO BUSY TO CARE FOR PATIENTS PROPERLY, RESEARCH SHOWS


Survey of 30,000 nurses finds 53 percent fear quality of care is suffering, and some patients are being left to die alone... READ MORE

29th September, 2017 3753

PITBULL SENDS PRIVATE PLANE TO PUERTO RICO TO TRANSPORT CANCER PATIENTS


Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico in ruins, with mass power outages and almost half the residents without drinking water... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 192589

'WILL MY DAD GET HIS CANCER TREATMENT?'


When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico at the weekend, Sofia Abregu filmed it... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 294

HOSPITAL BOSSES FORCED TO CHANT 'WE CAN DO THIS' OVER A&E TARGETS


Trust leaders say they were left feeling 'bullied and humiliated' by the incident at a meeting to improve performance... READ MORE

25th September, 2017 4716

AT FLORIDA NURSING HOME, MANY CALLS FOR HELP, BUT NONE THAT MADE A DIFFERENCE


Not highly regarded Among the nursing homes of South Florida, Hollywood Hills was not highly regarded... READ MORE

23rd September, 2017 14

'I WAS THE FIRST BABY DELIVERED BY THE NHS. IT HAS SAVED MY LIFE EIGHT TIMES'


Bevan visits Park hospital in Davyhulme, now Trafford general hospital, which becomes known as the birthplace of the NHS ... READ MORE

17th September, 2017 3018

GEORGE RULES THE ROOST' AND CHARLOTTE WILL BE TROUBLE', SAYS WILLIAM


William toured the Urgent Care and Trauma Centre at Aintree University Hospital in Liverpool at the start of a day of engagements in Merseyside... READ MORE

15th September, 2017 3

CRIMINAL PROBE OPENED INTO 8 HEAT-RELATED DEATHS AT FLORIDA NURSING HOME


Criminal probe opened into 8 heat-related deaths at Florida nursing home... READ MORE

14th September, 2017 13666

AFGHANISTAN AID WORKER 'KILLED BY PATIENT'


A Spanish physiotherapist working at a Red Cross hospital in northern Afghanistan has been shot dead by a patient, the group says... READ MORE

11th September, 2017 319

SPANISH RED CROSS PHYSIOTHERAPIST KILLED IN NORTHERN AFGHANISTAN


The International Committee of the Red Cross confirmed that the staff member had been killed in its orthopedic center in Mazar-i-Sharif... READ MORE

11th September, 2017 576

NHS WAITING TIMES 'DRIVING PEOPLE TO TURN TO PRIVATE TREATMENT'


The findings come as health service bosses gather in Manchester for the opening of NHS England's annual two-day NHS Expo... READ MORE

11th September, 2017 5498

NHS WARNS OF 'DANGEROUS' BEDS SHORTAGE THIS WINTER


More patients' lives will be at risk because of long waiting periods, trusts say... READ MORE

3rd September, 2017 2240

DOCTOR CANOES THROUGH HARVEY FLOODS TO PERFORM EMERGENCY SURGERY


Hurricane Harvey Doctor canoes through Texas floodwaters to perform surgery... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 90

NHS ACCUSED OF KEEPING SECRET ITS PLANS TO CUT SERVICES


An NHS England spokesman accused 38 Degrees of a rehash of months-old claims ... READ MORE

25th August, 2017 1763

PUBLIC HOSPITALS UNABLE TO DEAL WITH DAY-TO-DAY ISSUES, KELLEHER WARNS


Other hospitals with very long outpatient waiting lists are Waterford University Hospital with 36,367 waiting and the Mater in Dublin with 31,254 waiting... READ MORE

9th August, 2017 0

OXFORD HOSPITAL CLOSES TRAUMA UNIT OVER CLADDING SAFETY FEARS


The trust is putting its contingency planning in place and preparing the wards to receive patients from the trauma unit... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 514

U.K. JUDGE OKS PLAN FOR ILL BABY CHARLIE GARD TO GO TO HOSPICE


A British judge ordered Thursday that critically ill baby Charlie Gard should be moved from a hospital to a hospice, where he will inevitably die within... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 0

CHARLIE GARD'S PARENTS TO FIND OUT WHERE AND WHEN HE WILL DIE


The parentsA brought the legal action because they disagreed with the London hospital treating him... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 1464

CHARLIE GARD: LONDON JUDGE SETS DEADLINE FOR MOVING BABY TO HOSPICE


Charlie Gard London judge sets deadline for moving terminally ill baby to hospice... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 1874

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

LEAK SHOWS 'DEVASTATING' IMPACT OF PLANNED NHS CUTS IN LONDON


Now we learn detailed proposals for north London involve shocking restrictions on care quality and access for patients... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 40995

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

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

BEST CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS RANKED BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT


Here's a look at the report's top children's hospitals across the country U.S. News Honor Roll 1... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 4706

DESPERATE MEASURES: FAMILIES OF DRUG-ADDICTED TEENS RUNNING OUT OF OPTIONS


Friend's overdose sparked relapse Paige O'Leary said her latest relapse began when a friend overdosed and wound up in hospital... READ MORE

29th June, 2017 4345

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

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

'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

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

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 CHIEFS SOFTEN 'BRUTAL' COST-CUTTING PLAN AFTER HUGE BACKLASH


NHS bosses have been forced to backtrack on controversial plans to impose brutal cost-cutting measures that involved delaying operations, denying patients treatment and closing hospital wards... READ MORE

29th June, 2017 1933

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

MORE PATIENTS WAITING TOO LONG IN A&E DESPITE IT BEING NHS PRIORITY


NHS ambulance services yet again breached response time targets, which require them to reach 75 percent of the most seriously ill patients within eight minutes... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 1564

HUNDREDS OF PATIENTS POTENTIALLY HARMED BY UNDELIVERED NHS MAIL


Of the 1,788 patients who may have been harmed as a result, 333 have since died... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 1519


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