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Drumclay Care Home: Last resident moved to hospital after closure  BBC News

Eamon McGullion, 82, was the last resident in Drumclay care home in Enniskillen.

Girl starved of oxygen at birth gets £22m compensation from hospital  BBC News

The child, who is severely disabled, can only be comforted by her mother singing, a court hears.

Fury as hospital left with extensive flood damage after being repeatedly targeted by thieves  Chronicle Live

The thieves are targeting electrical installations, water and heating pipes - costing the NHS thousands of pounds and putting patient safety at risk.

Royal Cornwall Hospital on Opel 4 highest alert for 134 days  BBC News

A woman's life was turned "upside-down" when major surgery was cancelled four times by a hospital suffering from extreme pressures. Katie Flack had already ...

Blackpool Victoria Hospital poisoning probe: Two bailed  BBC News

The health workers were quizzed over alleged administration of poison or a noxious substance.

Top QC left under freezing air vent in hospital before his death after operation, inquest hears  The Telegraph

A leading barrister who died following heart surgery complications was placed under a “freezing air vent” in hospital, an inquest has heard. Sir Desmond de ...

Major hospital relocation plans get £100m boost  Health Service Journal

A major programme involving land sales and services moving site has come a step closer to completion after the government announced £100m for the projects.

New unit will help Great Western Hospital this winter  Swindon Advertiser

HOSPITAL bosses say a bigger emergency care unit will help them cope with winter pressures.

Entire community left without bus route to hospital, shops and schools  Wirral Globe

A COMMUNITY has been left without a route to hospital, school and shops in the town centre after it was finally confirmed the local bus *service*…

Blackpool Victoria Hospital: Two more arrests in 'poisoning' probe  BBC News

They have been arrested over the alleged administration of poison or a noxious substance at a hospital.

"Amazing hospital staff" desperately need more money - patient calls on Robin Walker to act  Worcester News

A PENSIONER has praised staff at Worcestershire Royal Hospital for their hard work in difficult conditions but said local MPs must push the…

Weston hospital's A&E could close forever - here's what could replace it  Bristol Post

Weston General Hospital's accident and emergency department could close and be replaced with a medical emergency centre run by GPs. Five proposals are ...

GALLERY: Wolves stars bring Christmas cheer to children during New Cross Hospital visit

Wolves stars brought the Christmas cheer as they visited the children's ward at New Cross Hospital.

Leaked report: Killing of two hospital patients was 'preventable'  Health Service Journal

An independent investigation into the attack and killing of two people on a hospital ward by another patient has concluded the attack was “probably preventable” ...

Walkden fire: Mum of killed children records hospital bed message  BBC News

A mother who was badly injured in a fire which killed four of her family has recorded a message from her hospital bed to thank firefighters for their efforts.

Quality of follow-up of patients after hospital discharge Re: Death and readmissions after hospital discharge during the December holiday period: cohort study  The BMJ

Lapointe-Shaw et al. (1) reported that patients discharged from hospital during the December holiday period are at higher risk of death or readmission within 30 ...

Teen taken to hospital with suspected broken leg after Horton Grange Road crash  Bradford Telegraph and Argus

A TEENAGE boy has been taken to hospital following a crash earlier today.

Daughter could spend YEARS paying back £35,000 hospital bills for late dad after Turkish nightmare  Chronicle Live

Jackie Nicholson avoided being locked up in Turkey but left the country with piles of debt and no job to return to.

William and Kate visit London's Evelina children's hospital as Duchess of Cambridge is named patron  Evening Standard

The Duchess of Cambridge today announced that she is to become Patron of Evelina London Children's Hospital. The announcement comes as she paid a visit ...

Driver airlifted to hospital after his van crashes with lorry in Telford

A man was airlifted to hospital today after being trapped in his van for half an hour after he was involved in a crash with a lorry in Telford.

Southmead Hospital surgical plastic waste becomes art  BBC News

A Bristol hospital's plan to stop plastic waste going to landfill is taken up by 35 NHS Trusts.

QPR spread Christmas cheer at Hillingdon Hospital  QPR official website

Members of the QPR first team visited Hillingdon Hospital's Peter Pan and Wendy children's ward on Monday to spread some Christmas cheer and handout ...

Liverpool blow as Joel Matip taken to hospital for tests on shoulder injury  Evening Standard

Joel Matip has been taken to hospital to undergo tests on a shoulder injury during Liverpool's 1-0 Champions League win over Napoli Matip was injured during ...

St Ann’s Hospital to get £6m upgrade as part of £15m boost for Dorset health projects  Bournemouth Echo

A £15 MILLION boost will fund three Dorset health projects in 2019 transforming accommodation for older people, pathology communication upgrades…

Man still in hospital two months later as alleged attacker in court  Bristol Live

A 24-year-old has appeared in court for his alleged involvement in an attack linked to an earlier fatal stabbing.

Cyclist taken to hospital after serious A55 junction crash  Daily Post

The accident took place on the slip road near St Asaph and the road was closed for around two hours.

West Suffolk hospital death: Coroner's concern over fall from bed  BBC News

A coroner has asked an NHS hospital to address her concerns over the death of a patient who fell out of bed on an "understaffed" ward. Sheila Coley, 79, died at ...

Road closed and police in hospital after A417 crash  Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Reports of a crash involving a police van has closed the A417.

Ipswich Town stars spread festive cheer at hospital  Gazette

FOOTBALL stars sprinkled some Christmas magic during a trip to a hopspital.

Primary pupil taken to hospital after emergency services called to Norwich school  Eastern Daily Press

A primary pupil has been taken to hospital after emergency services were called to a Norwich school.

Grandmother, 79, died after falling from hospital bed on 'understaffed' NHS ward, inquest hears  Daily Mail

Sheila Coley, 79, (pictured) died at West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds in July 2017, two weeks after she fell and broke her hip within hours of being ...

Two in hospital after three vehicle crash near Cribbs Causeway  Bristol Post

One patient was taken to hospital in a police car, the other in an ambulance.

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.

Hospital refuses to say how much 'bullying doctor' investigation has cost  Devon Live

He has not been at work since January but remains an employee.

New specialist assessment unit opens at Southampton General Hospital  Daily Echo

A NEW specialist emergency assessment unit for older patients has been launched at Southampton General Hospital.

'Life-changing' Sir Robert Ogden cancer centre opens at Friarage Hospital  The Northern Echo

A MULTI million-pound cancer centre has opened its doors to patients who will be able to benefit from the latest research, therapies and treatments.

Claims Royal Derby Hospital pay change 'could ruin Christmas'  Derbyshire Live

But the Hospital Trust says it is offering staff a pay advance.

Spice Girls singer Mel B in hospital with two broken ribs and ‘severed hand'  Radio Times

The Spice Girls have rallied around their fellow bandmate Mel B, who has been hospitalised with two broken ribs and a “severed right hand”.

Letter to the editor: Poole Hospital – councillors should face public  Bournemouth Echo

FOLLOWING on from Cllr D'Orton'Gibson's advice, we ought not to be concerned about ambulance response times in "certain areas", we now have a second ...

Southend Hospital staff having to give up car parking spaces to visiting managers  Echo

HOSPITAL staff are said to be scrambling for parking spaces after visiting managers from other hospitals were given priority.

Southend Hospital deals with 200 cases of deadly sepsis  Echo

SOUTHEND Hospital dealt with almost 200 cases of potentially life-threatening sepsis.

Copper and cable thefts put lives at risk at South Shields hospital  Shields Gazette

Thieves targeting South Tyneside District Hospital.are putting lives at risk and wasting thousands of pounds, health bosses have warned.

Pub burglar ends up in hospital after being battered by passers-by  Wirral Globe

A PUB burglar ended up in hospital after passers-by, alerted by the publican's wife, battered him.

Man taken to hospital after crash near Lock's garage  Hereford Times

THE main road between Hereford and Abergavenny was closed this morning.

Derbys Players Make Their Annual Christmas Hospital Visit  Derby County Football Club

Derby County's players made their annual visit to the Children's Hospital at the Royal Derby Hospital earlier this month.

Police concerned for woman reported missing from Doncaster hospital  Doncaster Today

A Doncaster woman has been reported missing after she vanished from a Doncaster hospital.

Death and readmissions after hospital discharge during the December holiday period: cohort study  The BMJ

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Hospital to pay £21.8 million in compensation after mistakes with delivery left baby brain damaged  Somerset Live

The boy will always need 24-hour care due to his 'traumatic instrumental delivery' at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton.

Man taken to hospital after house fire near Friar Gate  Derbyshire Live

A man had to be taken to hospital after a house fire near Friar Gate. Crews from Kingsway, Ascot Drive and Nottingham Road were called out to the scene, ...

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.

Stay away from Calderdale Royal hospital warning if you have norovirus symptoms  Halifax Evening Courier

The NHS in Yorkshire and the Humber is appealing to residents to heed healthcare professionals' advice on norovirus as figures show the extent of invaluable ...

Mel B rushed to hospital for three hours of surgery with ‘two broken ribs and a severed right hand’  iNews

Spice Girls star Mel B has been forced to cancel a book signing after suffering two broken ribs and an injury to her hand.

Head of James Paget University Hospital to leave | Health  Eastern Daily Press

The head of a coastal hospital which is the only one in Norfolk not failing has announced she will leave.

Norwich City players visit youngsters at the James Paget Hospital in Gorleston | Latest Norfolk and Suffolk News  Eastern Daily Press

Norwich City players visited James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston to deliver Christmas presents - from left, Louis Thompson, Teemu Pukki and Marco ...

North Walsham War Memorial Hospital opens new woodland glade room after friends group fundraising | Cromer, Sheringham and North Walsham News  North Norfolk News

Visitors to a hospital day room can take a trip back in time or into a leafy woodland glade following a £20000 revamp.

Missing Scots mum collapses and dies in Edinburgh hospital short time after giving birth following seven-hour  The Scottish Sun

AMANDA Cox, 34, vanished in the Little France area of the capital at around 3pm on Monday. But police confirmed today that she passed away in hospital a ...

Rat bites off dead man's nose in TN government hospital  The News Minute

In a disturbing incident at Kamaraj Government Hospital in Chidambaram, a rat bit off the nose of a dead body which was being kept in a damaged freezer at the ...

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 ...

Oxford hospital to pay for EU staff to stay in UK  BBC News

The 1500 staff from EU countries are told by bosses "we want you to stay with us".

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.

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 ...

Killer dad dumped dying baby outside hospital 'like sack of potatoes' then left  Metro

Sidrick Melancon has been convicted of murder for failing to stop the abuse that killed his 10 month-old daughter, then abandoning her outside a hospital.

Two men rushed to hospital after police receive reports of a gun being fired  Lincolnshire Live

Two men have required hospital treatment after police received reports of a gunshot in Gainsborough. Police were deployed to the scene after receiving notice ...

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 ...

Call for mandatory hospital training on learning disabilities  BBC News

Campaigners have called for mandatory training to ensure people with learning disabilities are treated properly in hospital. The Paul Ridd Foundation, named ...

Patients discharged from hospital at the holidays face higher risk of death, study finds  CBS News

Nobody wants to spend the holidays in the hospital. But patients who are discharged from the hospital during the holidays have a higher risk of death or ...

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  Daily Mail

Officials in the country closed the Giulesti Maternity Hospital when it was revealed 13 newborns had been struck down last month. Authorities now say the ...

Rams Visit Children At Royal Derby Hospital  Derby County Football Club

Derby County players visited children at the Royal Derby Hospital to deliver Christmas presents, get stuck in in some arts and crafts making decorations and ...

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 ...

Non-essential surgery cancelled at Mayo hospital

Non-essential surgery has been cancelled at Mayo University Hospital in Castlebar today, as a result of overcrowding issues.

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.

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'

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)

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.

Poole Hospital praised for top treatment for hip patients  Bournemouth Echo

POOLE Hospital has been named as one of the best hospitals for treating patients with broken hips for the third time in four years.

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.

Elderly woman take to hospital after fire in Grain Road in Gillingham  Kent Online

An elderly woman was taken to hospital after she accidentally knocked over a candle which caused nearby coats to catch alight.

UPMC Pinnacle to close Lancaster hospital  ABC27

UPMC Pinnacle is closing its hospital in Lancaster and moving all inpatient services to its hospital in Lititz, the healthcare provider announced.

Two men still fighting for life in hospital after 1am Coast Road van crash  Chronicle Live

The men, aged 44 and 38, suffered life threatening injuries in the collision in the early hours of Monday morning.

Rothbury Community Hospital council meeting labelled 'a farce' by furious residents  Chronicle Live

Furious residents cried "shame" as the Northumberland County Council group set up to review the next steps for Rothbury Community Hospital met for the first ...

Inquiry after Maghaberry prison inmate dies in hospital  Belfast Telegraph

An investigation has been launched after the death of a 28-year-old Maghaberry inmate.

Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to hospital of course!  Bristol Post

Hospital workers were unflappable as they removed the birds.

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.

Hospital to get mental health crisis cafe to ease winter pressure on A&E  News Shopper

The emergency department can be an distressing place for thos experiencing a mental health crisis, a trust boss explained.

Men in hospital after crash involving cars and a lorry closes major road for 3 hours  Leicestershire Live

Two men have been taken to hospital - one in a serious condition - after a crash on a major Leicestershire route closed the road for three hours. Leicestershire ...

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.

Man taken to hospital after collapse at Bath Road and Cherry Street  Worcester News

A MAN was taken to hospital after suffering a medical emergency.

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.

Woman dies in hospital after Clitheroe smash  Lancashire Telegraph

A WOMAN has died in hospital following a crash in Clitheroe last week.

Several people taken to hospital in Taunton after suspected chemical leak in factory  Somerset Live

A factory was evacuated and 15 people were taken to two hospitals.

Darwen Golf Club marks 125 years with £1000 hospital donation  Lancashire Telegraph

A GOLF club celebrated its 125th anniversary with a generous donation to support patients receiving cancer treatment.

How far Americans live from the closest hospital differs by community type  Pew Research Center

Rural Americans live an average of 10.5 miles from the nearest hospital, compared with 5.6 miles for people in suburban areas and 4.4 in urban areas.

Girl taken to hospital after Bloxwich crash

A 12-year-old girl was taken to hospital after a crash outside a school in Bloxwich.

Bachelorette Georgia Love has been rushed to hospital for urgent surgery  Daily Mail

Bachelorette Georgia Love has been rushed to hospital for emergency surgery on Tuesday. Taking to Instagram on Tuesday, the 32-year-old shared a photo in ...

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.

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 ...

Woman life-flighted to hospital after crash on Highway 29  WEAR

A woman has been life-flighted to Sacred Heart Hospital after suffering critical injuries in a car crash on Highway 29. According to the accident report, Benny ...