Child aged just 16 died because surgeon used wrong instrument, court is told

Aspiring mechanic, 16, died after surgeon pierced his vein using wrong instrument in due to 'great pressures over delays' Ryan Senior died of multiple organ failure during routine abdominal surgery Surgeon used wrong instrument that pierced a major vein Today admitted that had been the case due to time pressures at the hospitalSaid getting the right equipment would have delayed the operation Doctors administered 31 pints of blood in a bid to stem the bleedingBut the healthy teenager was killed by an embolism and cardiac arrest PUBLISHED: 13:20 GMT, 10 April 2013 | UPDATED: 19:18 GMT, 10 April 2013 A teenager died during a routine operation when a surgeon allegedly pierced a major vein after using the wrong instrument, an inquest heard.

21-stone teenager tormented by school bullies has 6,000 gastric bypass on the NHS

21st schoolgirl who was 'unhealthier than a 100-a-day smoker' gets new lease of life after 6,000 NHS gastric bypass Emma Money, 17, had the health of a 100-a-day smoker as so overweightBut claims her weight is due to genetic condition passed down from father Was 'terrorised' and verbally and physically abused by school bulliesTook two years to find surgeon willing to operate on her Emma with her mother, Gwen.

How tick box culture has made nursing the UNCARING profession

How tick box culture has made nursing the UNCARING professionThe modern career of a nurse has turned the 'caring profession' academic | UPDATED: 22:35 GMT, 8 December 2012 Not long ago, a friend of mine, who is in her 40s, was in hospital following a knee operation.

Implant boost for kidney dialysis patients on trial

Implant boost for kidney dialysis patients on trial55,000 people in the UK rely on regular kidney dialysis | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 1 December 2012 On trial: The new implant can aid thousands Thousands of kidney dialysis patients could receive faster, safer treatment thanks to a new implant being trialled at St George’s Hospital in London and Central Manchester University Hospital.

Teenager visits doctor with heartburn only to discover he had a tumour the size of a grapefruit which could have EXPLODED his heart

Teenager with 'indigestion' discovers he has a cyst the size of a grapefruit which could have EXPLODED his heartDoctors told Daniel Tamburro, 19, if he had left the cyst untreated it would have killed him The growth was so big it had pushed his heart 3cm to the right | UPDATED: 11:36 GMT, 30 November 2012 A teenager who visited doctors with 'heartburn' was amazed to find he actually had a cyst the size of a grapefruit crushing his heart, and forcing it 3cm to the right.

Doctors perform world"s first uterus transplant between a MOTHER and her DAUGHTER

Doctors perform world's first uterus transplant between a MOTHER and her DAUGHTER Two women in their thirties received their mother's uterus They will need to wait for one year before undergoing IVFIf procedure works it will be the first time a mother and daughter will have grown in the same womb Women stop producing eggs around the age of 50 but their wombs can remain viable past 60 | UPDATED: 06:54 GMT, 19 September 2012 Doctors have carried out the world’s first womb transplants between a mother and daughter.

Magic gel that could put Julie back on song

Magic gel that could put Julie back on song: Pioneering treatment could restore damaged vocal cords | UPDATED: 00:36 GMT, 21 August 2012 She was devastated when her five-octave singing voice was rendered ‘pretty non-existent’ by a botched operation 15 years ago.

Olympic security: London’s green space transformed by anti-aircraft guns for Olympic ring of steel

Armed and ready: For the first time since the Second World War, London”s green space is transformed by anti-aircraft guns for Olympic ring of steelRapier and high-velocity missile systems are being installed in Leytonstone, Bow, Blackheath Common and Oxleas Wood, Enfield and Epping ForestIt is the biggest peacetime security operation the country has ever seen

Woman with life-threatening brain tumour back to work weeks after op, even though doctors said recovery would take A YEAR

Amazing recovery of woman with tennis ball-sized brain tumour back to work weeks after op – despite doctors' predictions it would take at least a year 'I wanted to get back to work as soon as possible to give me something to focus on' | UPDATED: 12:28 GMT, 12 July 2012 A woman has stunned doctors by returning to work just two months after surgery to remove a massive life-threatening brain tumour.

Children"s author awarded 250,000 after botched laser eye surgery left her with blurred vision

Children's author awarded 250,000 after botched laser eye surgery left her with blurred visionJan Fearnley, 47, went to private clinic to cure her short-sightednessEnded up permanently scarred when surgeon 'fumbled' with equipment Ophthalmologist responsible found guilty of professional misconductWriter awarded compensation after settling with doctor's insurers | UPDATED: 22:28 GMT, 7 July 2012 A children’s author and illustrator has been awarded 250,000 in compensation seven years after botched laser eye surgery left her with blurred vision.