Taliban shooting victim Malala is discharged from hospital just FIVE days after having a double operation to repair her skull 15-year-old was fitted with titanium plate to repair skull shattered by bulletAlso fitted with cochlear implant to help her recover hearing in left ear Medical team decided she was well enough to be discharged yesterdayWill now continue rehab at home and visit hospital an an outpatient By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:29 GMT, 8 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:10 GMT, 8 February 2013 Malala Yousufzai, the schoolgirl shot by the Taliban, has been discharged from hospital just five days after having a double operation to repair her skull shattered by the bullet.
Nip 'n' tuck scare tactic: Patients 'should see photos of scarring to warn them of side effects' | UPDATED: 09:41 GMT, 31 December 2012 Patients thinking of having cosmetic surgery should be shown photos of bruising and scarring to warn them of the side-effects, a report says.
'I want her to hear me say “I love you”': Mother's delight as her deaf daughter becomes one of the youngest in Britain to undergo surgery for hearing loss Paige Evans was born profoundly deaf after her mother contracted an infection while pregnantWill have a cochlear implant after doctors gave the go-ahead Device means she may able to hear 'within a matter of weeks' | UPDATED: 17:09 GMT, 11 October 2012 A baby who was born deaf is set to become one of the youngest in the country to undergo surgery to improve her hearing.
Pip breast implants DON'T cause cancer – but they are up to SIX TIMES as likely to rupture Royal College of Surgeons say there should be mandatory databases on patient safety for all surgical implants and associated techniques | UPDATED: 15:01 GMT, 18 June 2012 The faulty breast implants at the centre of a health scare are up to six times as likely to rupture as other brands – but do not cause cancer.
PIP implant whitewash: Department of Health insists it took 'appropriate' action despite mass panic | UPDATED: 12:26 GMT, 14 May 2012 A government review into the PIP breast implant scandal has warned the UK medicine's regulator that it must take decisive action to prevent any similar incidents in the future.
MPs condemn two-year delay over PIP breast implant threat as they say Government's response was 'inadequate' | UPDATED: 23:02 GMT, 27 March 2012 The Government’s handling of the breast implant scandal was slow and inadequate, an influential committee of MPs has concluded.
Need a new joint Now you can grow your own | UPDATED: 00:22 GMT, 13 March 2012 Doctors have developed an implant that allows patients to ‘grow their own’ joints and avoid having replacement surgery.
'I felt like having sex': Girl, 13, reveals why she had contraceptive implant at school WITHOUT telling her mother It gives me peace of mind when I'm with my boyfriend, 13-year-old insists A 13-year-old girl today said she had a contraceptive implant fitted at school without her mother knowing because she ‘felt like having sex.’ The teenager is one of 33 schoolgirls who have been fitted with the device in Southampton as part of a controversial government initiative to drive down teenage pregnancies.
Parents furious as 13-year-old girls given contraceptive implants at school without their knowledge Devices temporarily prevent pregnancy by releasing hormones into the bloodIn 2011, 1,700 girls aged 13/14 were fitted with implants Under 'patient confidentiality' rules, school staff are banned from seeking permission of parents beforehand Girls as young as 13 are being given contraceptive implants at school without their parents’ knowledge.
Mothers furious as 13-year-old girls given contraceptive implants at school without their knowledge Mother says decision to keep parents in the dark was 'morally wrong' NHS Trust defends scheme saying it has cut teenage pregnancies Parents were furious today after discovering NHS managers have been giving their daughters contraceptive implants in school, without telling them.