Dementia sufferer, 90, taken to hospital and 'left waiting on a trolley in a corridor for FIVE HOURS with 25 other patients' Pam Bailey taken to A&E while suffering from water infection and vomitingArrived at Portsmouth hospital where she was put on trolley for five hoursSeen by a doctor and then 'waited another four hours to be taken to ward'Former Women's Royal Naval Servicewoman said incident left her shakenBailey: 'Wait has cut years off my life and I'd like hospital to say “sorry” By Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 16:28 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:27 GMT, 21 February 2013 Traumatic: Pam Bailey, of Fareham, Hampshire, was taken to A&E in an ambulance while suffering from a water infection, vomiting and dehydration A 90-year-old dementia sufferer was left waiting on a trolley in a hospital corridor for a shocking five hours, it was alleged today.
Severe morning sickness in early pregnancy 'puts Kate and other expectant mothers at more risk of pre-eclampsia' Pregnant women who need hospital treatment before 12 weeks are 20 per cent more likely to suffer pre-eclampsia, study finds Can lead to premature birth, still birth or smaller than average babyExperts say Kate should escape because her sickness came early By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:14 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:22 GMT, 30 January 2013 Increased risk: Pregnant women who suffer severe morning such as the Duchess of Cambridge, pictured leaving hospital in December, are more at risk of pre-eclampsia, a study has found Severe morning sickness that blighted the early weeks of the Duchess of Cambridge’s pregnancy could cause complications for mother and baby, doctors said yesterday.
How to repel the dreaded winter vomiting bug, the norovirus, as number of cases soarMore than 800,000 cases reported since the summerThe figures are up 83 per cent on last year | UPDATED: 00:55 GMT, 23 December 2012 There is a huge number of cases of norovirus, or winter vomiting bug, this year.
“I just got tired of always changing the sheets”: Military mom, 21, “let her toddler die because she was too depressed about her husband”s deployment”Tiffany Klapheke, 21, charged with three felony counts of injury to a child after her 22-month-old daughter diedAutopsy found daughter lacked basic care and was dehydrated and covered in chemical burnsAt time of death, child weighed only 17.5 poundsKlapheke admitted that she should have taken better care of her daughter
Almost 12,000 preventable deaths in hospitals every year due to errors in care 60% of the preventable deaths occurred in elderly, frail patients | UPDATED: 12:38 GMT, 13 July 2012 Almost 1,000 patients are dying needlessly in hospitals every month due to errors in care, research suggests.
Nurses treat fewer than half of dying patients with the dignity they deserve, warn bereaved relatives The Government has published the first survey of its kind involving 22,000 bereaved relatives to find out the level of care for dying patientsIt reveals that only 48% of patients were always treated with dignity and respect by nurses in hospital | UPDATED: 15:55 GMT, 3 July 2012 Half of bereaved relatives say nurses did not always treat their loved ones with dignity in their final days, a report has found.
Patient dying of thirst rang 999: Inquest hears of mother’s fury at nurses who neglected son Nurses forgot to give Kane Gorny his medication and he became so delirious he called 999
Dehydrated baby nearly died after twice being turned away from hospital by receptionists because of lack of doctorsMichaela was told by a matron that the blunder happened because the hospital was 'understaffed' and morale was low | UPDATED: 13:00 GMT, 22 May 2012 The mother of a baby boy who was turned away twice by hospital receptionists today said he nearly died because of a lack of doctors.
Two thirds of children are left dehydrated because they do not drink enough at breakfast | UPDATED: 23:07 GMT, 2 May 2012 Nearly two thirds of children are not drinking enough at breakfast time to be properly hydrated, according to a study.
New patches on the skin that could pick up when you're going to be poorly | UPDATED: 00:34 GMT, 27 March 2012 Forget waiting for an appointment with your GP, electronic skin patches could soon monitor your health.