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Wards closed as flu outbreak hits North East hospitals  ChronicleLive

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have closed two wards over fears of a flu outbreak but say efforts to prevent norovirus spreading are working.

Muckamore Abbey Hospital: Problems 'could be tip of iceberg'  BBC News

The crisis at Muckamore Abbey Hospital "could be the tip of the iceberg", the chair of the biggest review into NI's mental health services has said. Prof Roy ...

Man given hospital order for stabbing girlfriend 173 times  The Guardian

A man who stabbed his girlfriend 173 times has been given an indefinite hospital order, after serious concerns were raised over police and mental health ...

Hospital, series 4 episode 2 review: a key understanding of one of Britain's most renowned institutions  The Telegraph

Last month the BBC screened Care, a drama about the state's failing provision for dementia sufferers. Its author Jimmy McGovern reserved his largest lashing of ...

Person flown to hospital in 'critical condition' after crash - A590 reopens  NW Evening Mail

THE A590 is shut in both directions after a crash near Newby Bridge.

East Surrey Hospital is officially 'outstanding' - live updates of Care Quality Commission's inspection report  Surrey Live

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has been given the highest possible rating in four of six areas assessed.

Three teenage schoolboys are in hospital 'after taking drugs'  Daily Mail

Two boys aged 15 and one aged 14 are being treated by medics in Bury, Greater Manchester as police investigate what they may have taken and how much.

Carlisle man remains critical in hospital following A69 crash a week ago  News & Star

A CARLISLE man remains in a critical condition in hospital following a crash a week ago.

GWH beds out of action as vomiting virus hits Swindon hospital, figures show  Swindon Advertiser

A SICKNESS bug forced managers to quarantine hospital beds.

My son spent a week in hospital after catching flu - I wish he’d been vaccinated  Manchester Evening News

Ellie Davy's son Henry spent a week in hospital after he developed a lower respiratory tract infection, possibly linked to flu.

This is how University Hospital Coventry Warwickshire is trying to tackle car park congestion  Coventry Telegraph

The car park has been the subject of many complaints.

Binman airlifted to hospital after accident with own bin lorry  The Northern Echo

A YORK binman was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after an accident involving his own bin lorry earlier this month.

MP seeks meeting with Oswestry hospital bosses over plans to axe pain service

An MP is seeking a meeting with hospital bosses over a decision to axe a vital pain *service* used by hundreds of patients in Shropshire and Mid Wales.

Niki Lauda: Former F1 world champion released from hospital after lung problems  BBC Sport

Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda is released from a Vienna hospital after treatment for influenza.

Preemie born more than 3 YEARS ago has gone home from hospital  Daily Mail

Zariah Donovan, three, from Utah, has spent most of her life at Nationwide Children's Hospital after she developed a serious lung disease that gave her a zero ...

Viewers heartbroken as girl with 'common cold' left unable to speak or swallow  Liverpool Echo

The inflammation on her brain saw Sophie struggle with basic tasks.

Hospital advice on the importance of a good night's sleep for patients  The Northern Echo

A NEW booklet has been launched to highlight the importance for patients to enjoy a good night's sleep.

Royal Oldham Hospital was on highest alert level as medics struggled with sheer volume of patients  Manchester Evening News

The hospital was also forced to divert ambulances from its A&E department on two occasions during the busiest week so far this winter.

Casualty flown to hospital after horror five-vehicle pile-up on Moray road  Press and Journal

A motorist was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a horror five-vehicle crash last night. Two vans and three cars were involved in the pile-up on ...

Chemical incident puts workers in hospital  Hereford Times

AN industrial site in Hereford was closed off by the police because of a "chemical incident".

Driver stable in hospital after crash which closed M4 near Port Talbot  WalesOnline

Two people were taken to hospital following a two car collision on the eastbound carriageway of the M4. Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue *Service* ...

Search for Scarborough Hospital new boss goes on after first recruitment round is unsuccessful  Scarborough Today

The search for a new Chief Executive for the NHS trust which manages Scarborough Hospital is still ongoing.

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital: Self-harm concerns raised  BBC News

Inspectors have ordered improvements at a hospital emergency unit after three patients who were not properly assessed attempted to self-harm. The Care ...

Ulster Hospital patient waits 45 hours in A&E  BBC News

A patient had to wait 45 hours in the emergency department before being admitted to a ward in the Ulster Hospital. It is understood the patient spent a ...

Police called to incident at Craigavon hospital  BBC News

Police, fire and ambulance services attended the incident regarding a patient causing a disturbance.

Hospital forces Palestinians off bus passing through its grounds, separating them from Israelis  Haaretz

When public bus line 18 stops at the entrance to the Barzilai Medical Center, Palestinians have to get off and go through security checks, while Israeli ...

Altnagelvin Hospital: Boy injured at birth set for £5m payout  BBC News

A six-year-old boy from County Londonderry who sustained life-changing injuries during birth is to be awarded almost £5m in damages. The child, who cannot ...

Walker airlifted to hospital with broken leg at Chapman's Pool  Bournemouth Echo

A WALKER was airlifted to hospital with a broken leg in Purbeck.

Pensioner hit by car in stable condition in hospital - man arrested after Co Down incident  Belfast Telegraph

A woman aged in her 80s, is in a stable condition in hospital after she was hit by a car in Co Down.

Darlington's Priory mental hospital is rated as outstanding  The Northern Echo

A HOSPITAL near Darlington which helps patients with mental health conditions has been ranked among the seven per cent best such services in the…

CCG bans patients from leaving hospital-managed GP practice amid exodus  Pulse

GP patients in Gosport have been banned from switching surgeries after a dramatic exodus of patients from a hospital-managed GP practice left others ...

Staff at Leicester General Hospital create makeshift wedding venue for patient and his bride  Leicestershire Live

Harry and Beverley have known each other for 30 years.

Niki Lauda released from Vienna hospital after flu admission

Triple Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda has been released from hospital in Vienna, after being admitted earlier this year with a flu infection.

Royal Papworth Hospital marks heart transplant anniversary  BBC News

The hospital's first such procedure was carried out on a 44-year-old patient on 14 January 1979.

Legionella discovered at Totnes Community Hospital in Devon  Plymouth Live

The minor injuries unit at Totnes Community Hospital has been closed following the discovery of the potentially lethal Legionella bacteria.

Driver rushed to hospital under police escort after being cut free from lorry near Brechin bypass  The Courier

A lorry driver was taken to Ninewells Hospital under police escort yesterday after his HGV jack-knifed on the A90 north of Brechin. The driver, who is in his 40s, ...

Health boards told to end ‘rip-off’ TV charges for hospital patients  Edinburgh Evening News

HEALTH boards have been told they should end “rip off” charges faced by patients who want to watch TV in their hospital beds.

Hospital bosses working to address issues following heavy delays  Worcester News

A HOSPITAL trust chief has admitted demand is “exceptionally high” after patients raised concerns about queuing ambulances, heaving corridors…

UCLan medical students start placements at West Cumberland Hospital and GP surgeries  News & Star

Sixteen new faces are at work in hospitals and GP surgeries in West Cumbria thanks to a link up with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

Baby who died in mum's arms 'would have lived if hospital followed procedure'

WARNING - UPSETTING IMAGES: Justin and Alison Clark, from Surbiton, Surrey, told an inquest how they repeatedly asked for their baby boy to be delivered ...

Police to provide update after 'distressed' dad, 26, died in hospital  Stoke-on-Trent Live

The grieving family of a 26-year-old man who died hours after being found 'distressed' in a street are set to be updated on the status of two separate ...

UGA hockey players visit children's hospital  WSAV-TV

Before hockey players geared up for the Savannah Hockey Classic, they visited children at Memorial Health's Children's Hospital.

Boy, 16, in hospital following suspected stabbing in Birtley  The Northern Echo

A 16-YEAR-OLD is seriously injured in hospital following a suspected stabbing at a pub.

Patients to get faster access to surgery at Royal Blackburn Hospital  Lancashire Telegraph

PATIENTS will have access to surgery quicker after the opening of a new clinic at a hospital.

Pawel Adamowicz, Gdansk mayor, dies after stabbing  BBC News

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has died in hospital, a day after being stabbed at a charity event. Pawel Adamowicz, 53, was attacked on stage in front of ...

Young dad put in hospital by yobs who threw brick through bus window  Liverpool Echo

A young dad suffered a suspected broken wrist after yobs threw a brick through the window of a bus during a spate of attacks reported on the network.

Abraar Karan: Doing things for no reason in the hospital - The BMJ  The BMJ

Many of the things we do as doctors continue simply because “that's the way we've always done it,” says Abraar Karan. abraar “Anyone who tells you that you ...

Swindon hospital accused of 'conflict' over Vienna visit  BBC News

A hospital has been accused of a conflict of interest after senior staff accepted a trip from a private firm to Austria to see a rehabilitation centre. Circle Health ...

Latest on Nuneaton hospital's visiting restrictions  Coventry Telegraph

There was an 'increased level' of diarrhoea and vomiting.

NHS hospitals overspend by up to £141m a year  The Guardian

Some hospitals are overspending by as much as £141m a year due to NHS underfunding, staff shortages and demand for care, according to Whitehall's ...

Staff suspended at Middlesbrough mental health hospital  BBC News

Concerns were raised about the techniques used by healthcare workers to move patients at the unit.

Driver taken to hospital after multiple cars were struck during Hingham pursuit  Boston 25 News

A driver was arrested and taken to the hospital after leading police on a pursuit that led to multiple cars being struck in Hingham, police said.

Three taken to hospital after car and mini bus crash on Northumberland road  Chronicle Live

Paramedics took three people to hospital in Cramlington after the crash on Military Road near East Wallhouses.

Man taken to hospital following Pontrilas crash  Hereford Times

THIS picture shows the damage caused to a car in a crash on the A465 in Pontrilas.

Extra workers handling Raigmore Hospital clinical waste  BBC News

The GMB says it is 'cautiously optimistic' about new measures brought in at Raigmore Hospital.

Oldham pub fight leaves one needing hospital treatment  Oldham Chronicle

Greater Manchester Police have launched an investigation following reports of a fight breaking out outside a pub in Oldham over the course of the weekend.

Man taken to hospital after crash in Bluebell Road, North Walsham. | Cromer, Sheringham and North Walsham News  North Norfolk News

A car ended up on its side and a man was taken to hospital after a crash in North Walsham.

Man needs hospital treatment after he was attacked by dogs in Bagworth  Leicestershire Live

A description of the dogs has been issued by police.

Mum receives 23 letters for same hospital appointment

A mum-of-four came home to find 23 letters waiting on her doormat informing her of the same hospital appointment. Tarnya Coleshill, 29, said there were so ...

The grim reality of Atlanta’s Grady hospital, where 100 die each year of Aids-related illnesses despite doctors’ tireless efforts  The Independent

Few health facilities in America have done more in the fight against HIV and Aids than Grady Health's Ponce De Leon Centre. At this Atlanta clinic, staff counsel ...

Man requires hospital treatment after injecting himself with semen  Belfast Telegraph

A man developed an abscess after injecting himself with semen in an attempt to treat back pain, a new report found.

Family will 'live with the consequences of hospital's £5.85m mistake for the rest of their lives'  Echo

A GIRL left disabled after suffering severe spinal cord damage during birth has been awarded £5.85m in compensation.

Hospital worker in court accused of placing plastic bag over elderly patient's head  Liverpool Echo

Santosh Bhatta was arrested and charged after a "serious incident" at Broadgreen Hospital - but denies any offence.

70-year-old man in hospital following collision in Newport  South Wales Argus

A 70-YEAR-OLD man is in hospital following a vehicle collision.

Adelaide eye hospital would have cost $70m, says consultant

The previous Labor government's plan for a city eye hospital would have cost in the vicinity of $70 million over a decade, a business case it commissioned ...

Revealed: Designs for final plans of 365 homes to be built on St George's Hospital site in Hornchurch  Romford Recorder

Park view of Bellway Homes' plans for phase two of their housing development on the former St George's Hospital site in Suttons Lane, Hornchurch. Photo: Scott ...

THREE-HUNDRED extra parking spaces are planned for this busy hospital  Stoke-on-Trent Live

Patients and visitors are being urged to turn up extra early for appointments.

Motorcyclist taken to hospital after serious crash with a van on Manchester Airport link road  Manchester Evening News

Police and fire chiefs described the accident on the A555 Airport Link Road junction on the border of Hazel Grove and Poynton as 'very serious'

'Essential' works to Watford General Hospital's car park continue  Watford Observer

Essential” engineering works will mean part of a hospital car park will remain off limits for at least another week.

Two Glasgow schoolboys rushed to hospital after knifepoint robbery attack in east end  Evening Times

Family members have hit out at a group of thugs after an attack on two east end schoolboys who were walking home left the pair in hospital.

Boy, 6, taken to hospital after hit and run in Aberdeen city centre  Aberdeen Evening Express

A six-year-old boy was taken to hospital after being knocked down in a hit-and-run in Aberdeen city centre. Police were today hunting for the driver of a small, ...

Fehily aiming for speedy hospital discharge after emergency appendix surgery | Horse Racing News  Racing Post

Jump jockey Noel Fehily is hoping to be discharged from hospital in the immediate future after having his appendix removed in an emergency operation on.

University of Louisville, Ardent Health talking Jewish Hospital deal  Courier Journal

U of L officials are said to have opened discussions with Ardent Health of Nashville on deal to buy Jewish Hospital, Frazier.

Woman filmed dragging crying boy, 5, across hospital floor by his hair

A woman was filmed dragging her crying five-year-old son by his hair across a hospital floor. The video shows woman the pull the shrieking boy as a ...

'I can't get my head around it': Hospital porter's anger at less pay than equivalents in other areas  Gazette Live

One full-time University Hospital of North Tees porter is annoyed at pay disparity between himself and porters elsewhere.

Birtley police incident RECAP: Three in hospital as investigation launched at Coach and Horses pub  ChronicleLive

Police and paramedics were called to the Coach and Horses pub in Birtley to deal with an ongoing incident.

Cyclist taken to hospital by air ambulance after crash on A159  Grimsby Live

A cyclist has been injured following an incident on the A159 between Scotter and Laughton.

Construction of new £98m hospital gains approval  Health Service Journal

Building work will get underway within weeks on a new hospital near Ascot, after the board of Frimley Health Foundation Trust gave it the go-ahead.

Man ‘thrown through windscreen’ of car in A9 crash which left three in hospital  The Courier

A Perthshire couple are recovering in hospital following a crash on one of the region's busiest roads. Lewis and Sarah Forbes were driving on the A9 Inverness ...

A woman had a stroke next to one of Wisconsin's best hospitals. But her ambulance was turned away - and she died  USA TODAY

Tiffany Tate collapsed next to a hospital closed to ambulances. This little-known "ambulance diversion" policy has been shown to endanger patients.

Man taken to hospital after police called to reports of fallen tree  Nottinghamshire Live

A main road in Stapleford was partially closed in both directions this morning (Thursday, January 17) due to a fallen down tree. Police were called at around 5am ...

We found price lists for the 115 biggest US hospitals so you don’t have to  Quartz

Thanks to new US law, we now know the standard price for a cotton ball at the New York Presbyterian Hospital is $1.15. The list price for a skull X-ray at Orlando ...

Person cut out of car as three in hospital after East Lancs crash  St Helens Star

EMERGENCY services have attended a road crash involving two vehicles on the East Lancashire Road in nearby Kirkby today (Thursday, January 17).

Scheme at Musgrove Park Hospital saves patients 'thousands of nights' in hospital  Somerset County Gazette

A "COMMON sense" scheme which has helped Somerset patients avoid thousands of nights in hospital and saved £2 million will help the NHS…

New chair for major hospital trust  Health Service Journal

University College London Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed a new chair.

Cleric shot dead in hijacking outside Durban hospital  News24

A Verulam moulana has been shot dead in a hijacking outside a hospital in Umbilo, a central suburb of Durban, say provincial police.

Lorry driver cut free by firefighters and taken to hospital as A90 closed between Dundee and Aberdeen  The Courier

A lorry driver has been cut free by firefighters and taken to hospital following a crash on the main road between Dundee and Aberdeen. The A90 was closed ...

Sean Morrison: Cardiff City captain in hospital for 'procedure'  BBC Sport

Cardiff City captain Sean Morrison has been admitted to hospital for what the club has described as "a procedure."

Calls for council to buy health centre and hospital to end redevelopment "impasse"  Bristol Post

South Gloucestershire Council could break the “impasse” in long-running plans to redevelop Thornbury's health centre and hospital by buying both sites.

Driver of suspected stolen car airlifted to hospital after being hit by police vehicle  NW Evening Mail

THE driver of a suspected stolen car involved in a pursuit was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a police vehicle.

£10m revamp will transform former Aberdeen hospital site into luxury hotel  Aberdeen Evening Express

A historic Aberdeen hospital building is set to undergo a £10 million refurbishment and reopen as a top-class hotel. Plans were approved last year to turn four ...

The 'angel' who secretly pays patients' hospital bills  BBC News

Nigerian hospital patients may not be allowed to leave until they have paid their bill. But in Lagos a wealthy philanthropist is on the lookout for people to help.

Attorney general in DC turns attention to Providence Hospital finances  National Catholic Reporter

The attorney general of Washington, D.C., is examining financial records related to Providence Hospital, a Catholic facility that operates in one of the poorest ...

Charlton Athletic Women v Man Utd Women: Charlotte Kerr leaves hospital  BBC Sport

Charlton Athletic's Charlotte Kerr has left hospital after suffering a rib injury that led to Sunday's Women's Championship match against Manchester United being ...

Man charged over Bedminster 'hit-and-run' which left pensioner in hospital  Bristol Live

Police have charged a 26-year-old man after a pensioner was seriously injured in a collision in a shopping street in Bedminster. Conor Coltman will appear ...

Hospital spends thousands on private ambulances and putting workers up in Travelodge  Nottinghamshire Live

For more than two years, Bassetlaw hospital has had to close its paediatric unit from 7pm until 8am, seven days a week.

Piers Morgan reveals shocking truth behind THAT hospital photo  Mirror Online

It turns out while Piers Morgan was sending Twitter into meltdown over a picture of him in hospital - there was something shocking going on.

Malin Andersson updates fans as baby daughter Consy remains in hospital  OK! magazine

Love Island's Malin Andersson has shared an update after her daughter Consy remains in Great Ormand Hospital – after she was born seven weeks early.

Mum who lives in daily agony slams hospital for lack of support  Bristol Post

A mum born with a rare condition which pushes part of her brain into her spinal cord has slammed a Bristol hospital for ignoring her calls for help.

Man,22, dies: Sent home from hospital twice  Trinidad News

The family of Kadeem Murray, 22, who died from heart failure on Tuesday at the Sangre Grande County Hospital, is questioning whether the doctors followed the ...