Mum and daughter diagnosed with breast cancer on the same day…
'This surgery is run by a bunch of t****': GP surgery strikes off patient after he posts offensive tweet about staff Mathew Cochrane, 26, has been stuck off the patient list at Stanwell SurgeryExpressed anger on Twitter when told next appointment was in three weeksThe cystic fibrosis sufferer has now been told to find a new surgery By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 18:27 GMT, 13 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:53 GMT, 13 March 2013 A cystic fibrosis sufferer has been struck off the books of his local surgery after posting an ‘offensive tweet’ about the staff.
Mother trapped in her own body for nine months after brain haemorrhage makes startling recovery thanks to last ditch surgery Pauline Quinn suffered a brain haemorrhage in July 2011 and was unresponsive for nine months, unable to walk, talk or eat Amazed doctors by talking again after shunt drained excess fluid from brainShe told her sister she thought she had been in hospital for a few weeks doctors put a shunt into Ms Quinn's brain to drain extra fluid from her skull.
'I want every girl, every child to be educated': Schoolgirl shot in the head by Taliban speaks defiantly about women's rights for first time15-year-old Malala Yousafzi said God has given her a new life She thanked the public for their prayers and vowed to continue her mission The teenager under went pioneering surgery in the UK at the weekendShe was shot by a Taliban assassin from point blank on a school busA fund has been set up to help teenagers campaigning for education PUBLISHED: 17:22 GMT, 4 February 2013 | UPDATED: 19:16 GMT, 4 February 2013 A defiant Pakistani schoolgirl has spoken publicly for the first time since she was shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for women's rights, and declared she wants every child to be educated.
Seven million Britons lie to their GP – because they're too scared to hear the diagnosis 14% of patients polled admitted misleading a medicA third did so because they were embarrassed while a quarter held back due to worry about the diagnosis By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 16:06 GMT, 1 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:18 GMT, 1 February 2013 You would think the privacy of the doctor's office would invite patients to reveal all, yet a survey has found seven million Britons lie to their GP.
Trainee doctors should ignore EU rules and work LONGER, says Britain's top surgeon European Directive limits doctors to a 48-hour week with defined rest periodsFrequent patient handovers between teams could lead to mistakes in care, warns Prof Normal WilliamsAdded it did not give enough time for trainingBut junior doctors' representative warned scrapping rule could see a return to 100-hour weeks By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 09:21 GMT, 28 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:21 GMT, 28 January 2013 Exhausted: Before the European Working Time Directive, some junior doctors were working 100-hour weeks.
At last, a reason to avoid them! Too many sprouts could land you in hospital Brussels sprouts are rich in vitamin K, which can interfere with blood thinning medicationThis interaction led to one man from Ayrshire being hospitalised after his condition dramatically worsened | UPDATED: 11:56 GMT, 21 December 2012 They are famed for their impressive ability to produce wind.
Healthy eating can make tummy trouble WORSE: Why a high-fibre diet isn't always the answer for gut problems | UPDATED: 23:29 GMT, 17 December 2012 Our stomachs are surely one of the most troublesome parts of our bodies — at any point, an estimated nine million Britons are suffering from tummy ache, bloating, wind and cramps.
Father whose hand was sliced in half by industrial machinery has it sewn back together…AND regains feeling in his fingers Atushkumar Patel, 37, lost four fingers and part of his right hand when the machine he was cleaning turned itself on automatically Was rushed to Broomfield Hospital in Essex, where surgeons spent ten hours painstakingly wiring his bones, tendons and nerves back togetherNow, just five weeks after his horrific accident, he has managed to regain the movement and feeling in his fingers | UPDATED: 18:39 GMT, 13 December 2012 A father-of-two whose hand was sliced in half by a machine has made a miraculous recovery, thanks to painstaking surgery.
Inside Britain's FAT ward: Where clinically obese patients weighing as much as 47-stone are treated with reinforced wheelchairs and industrial weighing scales Based at the Sunderland Royal Hospital, the ward is at the heart of one of the most overweight parts of the countryMore than 600 weight loss operations performed last yearNew documentary follows plight of 29-year-old Terry Garner, who is 47 stone and housebound | UPDATED: 19:13 GMT, 10 December 2012 From super-size doors to reinforced wheelchairs, everything is larger than life.