Husband"s heartbreak after he is banned from visiting his wife suffering from Alzheimer"s in hospital

Husband's heartbreak after hospital bans him from visiting his wife suffering from Alzheimer's Ray Butcher says he has not been allowed to visit wife Carole for six monthsHe says hospital staff told him to stay away but does not know the reason Says his wife remembers him but fears her condition is making her confused Says is 'morally abhorrent' he cannot see her in her final months By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 13:15 GMT, 5 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:27 GMT, 5 February 2013 A husband has spoken of his heartbreak at being banned from visiting his wife in hospital where she is being treated for Alzheimer's disease.

Pregnant wife inspires engineer to build affordable, hand-held baby scanner that could save thousands of lives

Pregnant wife inspires engineer to build affordable, hand-held baby scanner that could save thousands of lives Sonar expert Jeff Neasham used cheap components to make a hand-held scanner which can plug into a laptopPictures of the unborn child can then be viewed on the computer's screenDevice could be manufactured for 30 to 40 compared to the ultrasound machines in hospitals which cost betweem 20,000 to 100,000 | UPDATED: 09:52 GMT, 14 September 2012 A mother-to-be inspired her electronic engineer husband to devise a new low-cost baby scanner which could save hundreds of thousands of lives.

A real labour of love: Devoted farmer creates heart-shaped meadow by planting thousands of oak trees in tribute to his late wife

Heart of oaks: One farmer”s growing love for his late wife is clear from glade in memorial meadow he planted Bereft Winston Howes planted the sapling oaks 17 years ago Trees have grown into a glorious meadow with a heart pointing towards his late wife”s childhood homeTribute had been a family secret until balloonist photographed it from the air

My Jekyll and Hyde husband: Wife tells of lecturers sleep disorder that makes him lash out at her in his dreams

My Jekyll and Hyde husband: Wife tells of lecturer's sleep disorder that makes him lash out at her in his dreams | UPDATED: 06:48 GMT, 2 July 2012 /07/01/article-2167438-13BBEAA2000005DC-842_634x463.jpg” width=”634″ height=”463″ alt=”Solution: Mike and Linda Howley are coping with the disorder by sleeping in different beds with a chest of drawers between them” class=”blkBorder” /> Solution: Mike and Linda Howley are coping with the disorder by sleeping in different beds with a chest of drawers between them He’ll kick or punch me in the night, leaving me with a massive bruise, but won’t remember any of it.

Macular degeneration: One-off jab that could stop age-related blindness

The one-off jab that could stop the most common cause of age-related blindness in elderly | UPDATED: 15:53 GMT, 9 April 2012 A chemical that will stop people from developing the most serious form of age-related macular degeneration has been found by scientists.

Families" anger over failure of dementia care after damning revelations about poor standards

Families” anger over failure of dementia care after damning revelations about poor standards The first National Audit of Dementia found a ‘picture of low levels of performance’ in hospitals, with poorly trained or untrained staff struggling to cope. The audit highlights the anger felt by families of dementia sufferers.