A Bristol hospital has apologised over the treatment a four-year-old heart patient received on a ward after his parents condemned his care as “shambolic”.
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Tuesday 21 August 2012
She reportedly kept a plastic surgery diary, showing it to anyone who asked
Thursday 16 August 2012
Fabrice Muamba survived his cardiac arrest in March for two reasons: his fitness and the speed with which he received excellent medical attention. His heart stopped in the middle of a football match because of an abnormal cardiac arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeat, caused by an undiagnosed heart condition, which he may have had since birth. His heart stopped for more than an hour, but he was kept alive and "healthy" by CPR – life support.
Wednesday 15 August 2012
Blood type helps determine a person's risk of heart disease, a study by the Harvard School of Public Health has found.
Tuesday 14 August 2012
The pathologist who conducted two error-strewn post-mortem examinations of Ian Tomlinson is dishonest, a disciplinary panel has found.
Monday 13 August 2012
A pathologist could face being struck off over his part in the investigation into the death of Ian Tomlinson during the G20 protests.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
The Monkees will perform their first live shows since star Davy Jones died in February.
Tuesday 07 August 2012
An Olympics fan with tickets to every day of the Games has been found dead in the toilets at the velodrome after watching Team GB win gold.
Police restraint 'more than minimally' contributed to Sean Rigg's death in custody, inquest jury finds
Wednesday 01 August 2012
The police were criticised by an inquest jury today for using an “unsuitable level of force” before the death in custody of a schizophrenic.
Sunday 22 July 2012
Study of popular fast foods shows levels of sodium that far exceed recommended limits
Friday 20 July 2012
Thursday 19 July 2012
An all-in-one “polypill” with the potential to save many tens of thousands of lives each year in the UK could be available in less than two years.
Wednesday 18 July 2012
Sitting about doing nothing is as damaging to health as smoking, doctors say.
Friday 13 July 2012
Friday 06 July 2012
A woman bludgeoned her mother-in-law to death using a rolling pin, a court heard yesterday.
Thursday 05 July 2012
Children, like all patients, are entitled to the best medical care when they fall ill. As a children's doctor, I want and expect all children to be seen quickly and assessed properly, and I know every parent wants their child to be treated by doctors and nurses who have expertise in specific conditions.
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