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July 17, 2018 5:57 AM Lady Colin Campbell opens Bobby Shaw wing at Sea Horses Care Home

DEMENTIA patients at the Seahorses Care Home got a special visit from author Lady Colin Campbell for the opening of the new Bobby Shaw Wing on the weekend. The new wing will have 20 specially refurbished rooms and corridors with pictures of '50s movies star to help evoke memories in those with dementia. Lady Colin Campbell, whose has written several 6

July 15, 2018 2:58 AM Private referrals by NHS soar 600%

THE NUMBER of patients referred to private hospitals by NHS bosses has surged by nearly 600 per cent over the last decade as an under-staffed health service buckles under unprecedented demand, figures reveal. Alarmed campaigners fear it is another example of creeping privatisation in the NHS and the figures follow a government health watchdog report 7

July 14, 2018 11:14 AM Canary Islands holiday THREAT as bacteria SPREADS among tourists with risk of ‘EPIDEMIC'

DEADLY bacteria resistant to antibiotics has swarmed the Canary Islands infecting a number of tourists as fears of an epidemic on the holiday hotspot rise. The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has issued a warning a real epidemic is at risk after 13 Swedish and Norwegian holiday-makers were taken ill with life-threatening pneumonia 8

July 12, 2018 2:27 PM Maidstone Hospital opens new Marks and Spencer food store

A luxury menu is now available to patients and visitors at a hospital thanks to the opening of a new Marks and Spencer store. Maidstone Hospital opened its doors to a brand new M&S Simply Food store earlier today. The retailer, opened in partnership with Compass Group UK & Ireland can be found in the main entrance concourse of the hospital, and stocks 5

July 12, 2018 11:42 AM NHS still reliant on 'archaic' fax machines

Hospitals are still reliant on "archaic" fax machines with thousands still in use, a survey shows. Senior doctors said the continued use of the outdated technology was "ludicrous", and modern forms of communication were urgently needed. The poll, by the Royal College of Surgeons using freedom of information laws, revealed nearly 9,000 fax machines were in use across 7

July 12, 2018 4:15 AM GWH looking at £13m blackhole

Just three months into its new budget year Great Western Hospital is looking at a deficit of more than £13m by the end of March 2019. And bosses at the trust that runs the hospital have been told that patient demand, and covering staff vacancies with agency staff and locum doctors is hitting the budget hard. Karen Johnson, director of finance at the NHS trust 8

July 5, 2018 2:30 PM York St John photography students' work goes on display at York Hospital

The budding photographers were asked to think about the impact of art on patients and visitors as part of their project. Images by 12 second year students feature in the exhibition. It includes an artwork titled Reflexology by Kaitlin McMillan, who said her work aims to create a welcoming and pleasant environment. Griselda Goldsbrough, art and design 9

June 29, 2018 3:38 PM Donated cars let children's hospital patients ride in style

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Patients at Hasbro Children's Hospital are getting to ride in style with two new child-sized motorized cars. Hasbro Children's Hospital Pediatric Surgeon-in-Chief Francois Luks says kids tend to be nervous before surgery, and the toys help put smiles on their faces. WJAR-TV reports the pink Chevrolet Camaro and black Silverado 8

June 29, 2018 9:00 AM Nurse launches campaign to help Southend women’s clinic

A NURSE is spearheading a campaign to make a women’s health clinic a nicer environment for patients and staff. Mum-of-one Tracey Bell, 36, of Southend, is hoping to raise £3,000 for the Women’s Clinic at Southend Hospital in a bid to give it facelift. The staff nurse said: “We care for women from all over Essex but mostly in Southend, Basildon and Canvey 8

June 29, 2018 12:07 AM 9 more charged in California hospital fraud scheme

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal prosecutors say nine more Southern California doctors have been charged in a $950 million fraud scheme to bilk the government. The U.S. attorney's office said Thursday that the new defendants join other medical professionals and companies facing charges in the scam centered around Pacific Hospital in Long Beach. The hospital's 2