Meet Cliff, the remarkable super-sniffing dog who detects hospital superbugs | UPDATED: 19:32 GMT, 13 December 2012 Most dogs get excited when they sniff out a juicy bone.
Parents' fury after superbug kills premature baby son and 12 more newborns are infected due to outbreak in hospital intensive care unitOliver Hannon died after an outbreak of the bacteria pseudomonas in the baby intensive care unit at Southmead Hospital in BristolMother Jenna: 'I held him in my arms until he died'Traces of the superbug – linked to a series of baby deaths across the UK – were found in the water systemOliver was vulnerable because of his weak immune systemOf the other 12 babies, one was treated for minor infection; three remain well in hospital isolation; and eight have been discharged | UPDATED: 14:43 GMT, 10 October 2012 A baby who died following an outbreak of a killer superbug at a hospital neo-natal unit has been named as Oliver Hannon.
Catheters can cause infection and even lead to kidney failure: The needless indignity that's leaving patients like Emma in agony | UPDATED: 00:13 GMT, 25 September 2012 When Emma Campbell was admitted to hospital, like millions of patients every year she was fitted with a cannula, a small tube inserted into her arm to deliver fluids or take blood samples; and a catheter, a thin, flexible tube put into the bladder to drain urine.
Hygienic No, your doctor's rubber gloves could infect you with a superbug | UPDATED: 00:51 GMT, 21 August 2012 The probability of someone cleaning their hands drops by a third when they use gloves Like most patients, you probably think the sight of a medic wearing latex gloves is a good thing.
One in 12 babies pick up dangerous new infections in hospital | UPDATED: 13:08 GMT, 23 May 2012 One in 12 babies and toddlers picked up an infection while they were treated in hospital last autumn, according to the latest figures from the Health Protection Agency.
Deadly strain of MRSA now resistant to a last-line antibiotic used to treat infections | UPDATED: 03:00 GMT, 22 May 2012 A deadly strain of a hospital superbug has become resistant to a last-line antibiotic used to treat infections, scientists have warned.
Scar-free operation that removes your appendix through your MOUTH | UPDATED: 02:09 GMT, 10 April 2012 Open wide — your appendix is about to be removed through your mouth.
Deadly strain of MRSA from US 'has spread to UK', warn doctors The number of potentially deadly strains of MRSA that are easily passed between healthy people, outside hospitals is increasing in the UK, experts said today.