World first as grandmother has life-saving "mini sieve" fitted near her heart to catch deadly clots after surgery

World first as grandmother has life-saving 'mini sieve' fitted near her heart to catch deadly clots after surgery Doreen Carter had the device fitted in a major vein near her heart It consists of a titanium mesh that acts like a fishing net to catch blood clotsDoctors believe it could prevent thousands dying from clots after surgery By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 16:44 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 16:50 GMT, 5 March 2013 A British grandmother has become the first person in the world to be fitted with a life-saving 'miniature sieve' to prevent blood clots.

A young mum who believed she was having a heart attack was taken to hospital where staff told her to call 999 before they would treat her

Mother who thought she was having sixth heart attack was told by hospital staff 'to call 999 before they would treat her'Becky Evans-Woodward, who had already had five heart attacks, was turned away from a 'walk-in' unitStaff at Wycombe Hospital said as she had not been referred by a doctor they 'could not accept her as a patient' | UPDATED: 17:42 GMT, 30 November 2012 A young mother who believed she was having a heart attack was taken to hospital where staff told her to call 999 before they would treat her.

Two newborns die in hospital after contracting a rare killer bug which swept through neonatal unit

Two newborns die in hospital after contracting a rare killer bug which swept through neonatal unit Two babies died and five others were left fighting for their lives after contracting Serratia Marcescens bacteriaUnit was closed and has undergone a deep clean | UPDATED: 08:57 GMT, 28 September 2012 Two newborn babies have died after contracting a rare killer bug which swept through a neonatal unit.

Two newborns die after contracting a rare killer bug which swept through a neonatal unit at a scandal-hit hospital

Two newborns die after contracting a rare killer bug which swept through a neonatal unit at a scandal-hit hospital Two babies died and five others were left fighting for their lives after contracting Serratia Marcescens bacteriaUnit was closed and has undergone a deep clean | UPDATED: 16:40 GMT, 27 September 2012 Two newborn babies have died after contracting a rare killer bug which swept through a neonatal unit at a scandal-hit hospital.

Top NHS hospital failed to give girl, three "basic medical care" says coroner as she dies following trachea operation

Girl, 3, died from low blood pressure after hospital doctors failed to give her 'basic medical care', says coroner Isla's blood pressure was 'unacceptably low', finds coronerDoctors failed to hand over properly between teams caring for the little girl Parents pay tribute to 'energetic little girl' | UPDATED: 16:12 GMT, 19 September 2012 A three-year-old's death could have been avoided if medics at her children's intensive care unit had given her basic medical care, a coroner said today.

Pseudomonas: Three babies die following outbreak of bacterial infection in children"s hospital

Three babies die following outbreak of bacterial infection in children's hospital Northern Ireland health minister asks parents to remain calm An investigation has been launched after three babies died following the outbreak of an infection at a hospital in Belfast. Belfast Health Trust said admission to the neonatal unit at the Royal Hospital is being restricted after the outbreak of pseudomonas.

Third smallest baby ever to be born and survive is now thriving after being born nearly four months early weighing just 9oz

“She”s a little miracle”: Baby born at 24 weeks weighing just 9oz becomes world”s third smallest to survive Melinda not much heavier than Coke can when she was delivered The third smallest baby ever to be born and survive is thriving, doctors say, after she entered the world almost four months before she was due. Melinda Star Guido weighed roughly the same as two iPhones when was born 16 weeks premature at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Centre on August 30