Parents warned children raiding kitchen cupboards to try and create "legal highs"


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Parents warned children are raiding kitchen cupboards in attempt to create 'legal highs' Children as young as nine experimenting with kitchen cupboard essentials such as cinnamon and nutmeg to try and create 'drug-like effects' Dozens of children treated in emergency rooms after trying to swallow cinnamon, while two choked to death on marshmallows'Seemingly silly games can have sinister effects,' Chicago doctors warn | UPDATED: 19:06 GMT, 19 December 2012 Parents have been warned to watch their kitchen cupboards, after a spate of hospital admissions of children pursuing 'legal highs.' Researchers said youngsters were downing cinnamon, snorting nutmeg and even experimenting with marshmallows to try and create a drug-like effect.

A&E waiting times on the rise as number of patients waiting more than 4 hours hits 8-year peak


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A&E waiting times on the rise as number of patients waiting more than four hours hits eight-year peak A third of patients spent more than four hours in A&E, compared to 23 per cent in 2004Nearly a quarter of those who arrived by ambulance had to wait more than 15 minutes to be transferred But patients happy with standards of care and hygiene | UPDATED: 15:44 GMT, 6 December 2012 Waiting times in accident and emergency departments are getting longer, according to figures released today by the healthcare regulator.

Why are hospitals ignoring a drug that can stop patients bleeding to death?


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Why are hospitals ignoring a drug that can stop patients bleeding to death | UPDATED: 23:56 GMT, 8 October 2012 Tranexamic can reduce bleeding and the need for blood transfusions during surgery, according to research One of the greatest risks of surgery is blood loss.

NHS hospital wards on "brink of collapse" as number of beds falls by a third and doctors struggle to cope with 37% rise in patients


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NHS hospital wards on 'brink of collapse' as number of beds falls by a third and doctors struggle to cope with 37% rise in patients Elderly patients are being shunted between beds 'like parcels', the Royal College of Physicians says They are woken up in the middle of the night and made to walk in pyjamas to another department | UPDATED: 10:55 GMT, 13 September 2012 Elderly patients are being shunted between hospital wards ‘like parcels’ because of a shortage of beds, say doctors who have warned the current system is on 'the brink of collapse'.

WARNING: The Olympic germs heading here. Why health officials will be high alert


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Warning, Olympic germs heading here! Why health officials will be on high alert | UPDATED: 03:10 GMT, 26 June 2012 The conversation is one being repeated across the country: ‘Feeling hot and everything aches.

This woman had one emergency op at America"s hospital to the stars and another on the NHS. So where did she get the best care?


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This woman had one emergency op at America's hospital to the stars and another on the NHS.

NHS waiting times soar by 40% in one year since targets scrapped


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Number waiting over four hours in casualty soars by 40% in one year since targets were scrappedNumbers waiting over four hours soared to nearly 900,000 in 2010/11 The number of patients spending more than four hours in casualty has jumped 40 per cent in a year.

Staffing crisis in casualty wards forces NHS bosses to turn to military medics


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Hospitals call in Army: Staffing crisis in casualty wards forces NHS bosses to turn to military medics Pontefract Hospital has struggled to recruit middle-management doctorsShadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper, described offered solution as 'deeply worrying' A recruitment crisis has forced hospitals to call in Army medical staff to run their accident and emergency departments.