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January 19, 2018 4:16 PM Bungling burglars launch dim-witted ram raid on a HOSPITAL and flee empty-handed leaving their car behind

Mindless thieves drove a 4x4 into a hospital in a ram-raid bid but left empty-handed whey they got the vehicle stuck inside. The gang drove a Mitsubishi Pajero through the automatic doors of Aneurin Bean hospital in Ebbw Vale, south Wales in the early hours of January 11. They caused thousands of pounds of damage to the NHS building in the botched raid, which 8

January 18, 2018 1:00 PM MRSA confirmed at Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford

The outbreak on the Spruce ward of Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford, has emerged today. The potentially deadly condition is resistant to many common antibiotics and often occurs in hospitals or nursing homes. While it can often live harmlessly on skin it can cause painful sores and swelling, and in more serious cases, fever-like symptoms. A hospital 7

January 17, 2018 1:54 PM Duchess Of Cambridge Meets Child Patients On Visit To Great Ormond Street Hospital

And meets families staying in the new ward. The Duchess of Cambridge has paid a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital, in London, to open the latest part of ongoing redevelopment at the medical unit. Kate, who is currently pregnant with her third child, arrived at the Mittal Children’s Medical Centre on the morning of Wednesday 17 January to meet young 10

January 16, 2018 8:04 AM Top gong for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Yorkshire Air Ambulance won the 2017 Air Ambulance Service Award at the Health Business Awards in London. The awards recognise and celebrate the significant contributions made each year by organisations and individuals that work inside and alongside the NHS. Yorkshire Air Ambulance serves five million people across Yorkshire and carries out more than 1,250 missions 8

January 16, 2018 12:02 AM Reconstructive surgery does not delay chemo for breast cancer patients, study finds

Having breast reconstruction immediately following a mastectomy does not delay chemotherapy, a new study has found. Concerns have been raised that immediate reconstructive surgery could delay chemo or radiotherapy. But a new study – to be presented to the UK Interdisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium, hosted by the charity Breast Cancer Now – found that further 3

January 15, 2018 9:52 PM Carillion collapse shows it´s time to `take back control´ of services

The collapse of Carillion is a “watershed moment” that should bring an end to “rip-off privatisation” of public services, Jeremy Corbyn has said. In a video released on social media, the Labour leader criticised an “outsource-first dogma” and insisted “it’s time we took back control”. Mr Corbyn also linked the firm’s collapse with the premature ending

January 12, 2018 7:05 AM Carers granted extra hospital access with new Passport

A NEW ‘passport’ has been introduced to give carers more privileges when looking after people in hospital. Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust’s Carer’s Passport gives support to carers who are looking after patients while they are in hospital and gives them the opportunity to work with doctors and nurses. The passport gives carers privileges 6

January 11, 2018 10:34 PM Nicola Sturgeon faces harsh criticism over NHS hospital bed crisis

SCOTTISH Tory leader Ruth Davidson has called on the First Minister for a moratorium on cuts to hospital beds after the loss of more than 2,000 in five years. Last September there were 21,246 available hospital beds, down from 23,342 in September 2012. There were also 38,465 social care places for elderly patients in 2013/14, but that’s now fallen to 37,746. At First 10

January 11, 2018 12:33 PM Women’s Institute donate blankets to St Luke’s Hospice

A WOMEN’S group have donated a colourful array of handmade blankets to St Luke’s Hospice. Seven members of the Wickford Women’s Institute have hand knitted two specially made patchwork blankets to donate to the hospice in Nethermayne, Basildon. The Wickford group who meet at Christchurch Hall, High Street on every second Monday of the month have been running 3

January 9, 2018 1:40 PM Tameside Hospital Slammed For Banning Sugary Snacks For Staff To Tackle Obesity

Employer accused of taking away 'freedom of choice'. Tameside Hospital has become the first in the UK to ban all sugary snacks from its restaurant. But the news hasn’t gone down well among some, who claim the hospital is taking away staff’s ‘freedom of choice’. The hospital, based in Greater Manchester, has removed sweets, chocolate, fizzy drinks and other 7