Anaesthetist "slept in a chair" as patient lay on operating table giving birth during major surgery

Anaesthetist 'slept in a chair' as patient lay on operating table giving birth during major surgeryDr Rajat Banerjee was in another room with arms folded and head on chest Had given patient spinal injection before a caesarean was carried outFell asleep on another occasion after claiming to be 'unwell', hearing told Denies misconduct charges at Medical Practitioner's Tribunal Service By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 15:40 GMT, 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:04 GMT, 21 March 2013 Accused: A disciplinary hearing was told Dr Rajat Banerjee was seen 'asleep in a chair' after giving a patient a spinal injection during a major operation An anaesthetist slept in a chair as his patient lay on the operating table giving birth, a hearing was told.

Teenager who eats half a stick of DEODORANT every day

Teenager 'must eat' half a stick of DEODORANT every day after bizarre addiction takes over her life Nicole, 19, enjoyed taste when she tried some as a toddlerDoctors says she is risking her health if she continues By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 06:04 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:50 GMT, 1 March 2013 A teenager has revealed that she has what must be one of the most bizarre addictions on the planet…

Fabrice Muamba saved my life: Young footballer is saved from deadly heart complication found in under 35s

Fabrice Muamba saved my life: Burnley footballer who went for screening after Bolton star's collapse discovers he too has deadly heart defectBurnley defender Jack Errington, 17, had life-threatening enlarged aorta He was prompted to undergo screening after Muamba's cardiac arrest Undiscovered cardiac conditions kill 12 people under 35 every week | UPDATED: 20:20 GMT, 12 December 2012 Fabrice Muamba's life-threatening cardiac arrest in the middle of an FA cup quarter-final match has helped save the life of another player.

British grandfather fitted with miniature heart pump in world-first operation

British grandfather fitted with life-saving miniature heart pump in world-first op The titanium pump – which weighs just 12 ounces – rotates nine times faster than an electric drill | UPDATED: 09:12 GMT, 17 August 2012 A grandfather has become the first person in the world to be fitted with a miniature version of a life-saving heart pump.

Stop taking the tablets: Why it can be healthy from your medicines

Stop taking the tablets: Why it can be healthy to have a holiday from your medicines | UPDATED: 07:36 GMT, 5 June 2012 Doctors normally spend much of their time telling patients to keep taking their tablets, especially if they have chronic or incurable conditions that need to be kept under control.

The anti-wrinkle jab which is being used to stop incontinence

The anti-wrinkle jab which is being used to stop incontinence | UPDATED: 21:13 GMT, 26 May 2012 Incontinence: Injections used by cosmetic doctors to smooth out wrinkles are being offered as treatment Injections like those used by cosmetic doctors to smooth out wrinkles are being offered as a treatment for incontinence.