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11. Urgent safety action needed at intensive care unit of Yorkhill Sick Childrens Hospital experts war

URGENT action is required to prevent the intensive care unit at one of Scotlands main childrens hospitals from becoming unsafe a report has warned Experts who examined heart surgery services at Glasgows Royal Hospital for Sick Children raised significant concerns about some important areas including poor staffing levels in the paediatric intensive care unit PICU The hospit ... Read More

12. All babies may be vaccinated against a dangerous stomach bug

All babies may be vaccinated against a dangerous stomach bug that is a leading cause of hospital admissions for the under fives after officials asked for a cost effectiveness analysis A vaccine against rotavirus has been available for years but has not been offered universally in Britain due to cost Now ministers have asked for a cost effectiveness analysis to be conducted with ... Read More

13. Scotland failing on trauma care say surgeons

SCOTLAND is lagging behind other developed countries in its provision of care for victims of major trauma and needs to radically overhaul its approach medical experts have warned A report by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh said death rates for severely injured patients who are alive when reaching hospital is 40 per cent higher in the UK than in North America But while ... Read More

14. Hospital set for special role in epilepsy surgery

A BRISTOL hospital has become one of only four centres in the country to carry out specialist epilepsy surgery on children Frenchay Hospital below will become a specialist centre from November providing complex paediatric surgery to about a quarter of the population treating children from across the South West as well as seeing those from other parts of the UK The service ... Read More

15. Large city hospitals breed and spread MRSA

Hospitals in large cities are the breeding grounds of the superbug MRSA which then spreads to other hospitals as patients are transferred researchers believe The Edinburgh University team made the discovery by tracking MRSAs movements using its genetic code as a tag In the study the infection started its journey in large city centre hospitals in London and Glasgow an ... Read More

16. New UK obesity centre offers surgery to teens

A London hospital has set up the United Kingdoms first specialist centre offering extreme weight loss surgery for children and teenagers Childhood obesity rates are rising fast in the UK with latest statistics showing that a third of children aged 1011 in England suffer from obesity or weight issues In Southwark the south London borough where Britains first paediatric bariatr ... Read More

17. BREAKING NEWS New Berwick hospital to be built at Berwick Academy

A 25hectare site at the end of Berwick Academy playing fields has been named as the preferred location for Berwicks new multimillionpound hospital A draft agreement has been prepared between Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Berwick Academy to buy a 25hectare site at the southern end of the academys playing fields for the development The agreement is subject ... Read More

18. Currys ability to fight cancer put to the test

A chemical found in curry is to be tested for its ability to kill bowel cancer tumours in patients Curcumin which is found in the spice turmeric has been linked to a range of health benefits Studies have already shown that it can beat cancer cells grown in a laboratory and benefits have been suggested in stroke and dementia patients as well Now a trial at hospitals in Leicester ... Read More

19. Avastin Has Similar Effect to Lucentis in Treating Most Common Cause of Blindness in the Developed W

The findings will also appear online shortly in the leading journal Ophthalmology Wet AMD is a common cause of loss of vision in older people In the UK around 70 per cent of people will experience severe loss of sight within two years of being diagnosed For four years a team of scientists and eye specialists from 23 hospitals and UK universities including Queens University Belfast ... Read More

20. Handwashing found to cut hospital superbug infections

Handwashing helped slash rates of infection of methicillinresistant Staphylococcus aureus MRSA and C difficile in hospitals British researchers have found After the quotCleanyourhandsquot campaign rolled out at hospitals in England and Wales between 2004 and 2008 infection rates for the antibioticresistant strains fell The bacterial infections claim thousands of lives ... Read More

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