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South Central Ambulance Service Witnesses Record Number Calls over the Weekend

South Central Ambulance Service Witnesses Record Number Calls over the Weekend

The South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust has come under immense work pressure, as it had received mind boggling 999-emergency calls over the weekend. The current weather conditions have resulted in the organization activating its Resourcing Escalatory Action Plan (REAP) 4.

Swine Flu Affected Mother of Four Fighting For Life

Swine Flu Affected Mother of Four Fighting For Life

A mum of four, Fallon Devaney affected with swine flu and also expecting her fifth baby is fighting for her life. The situation is more complex for her fiancé David Bowler who has to take decision that whether to let the unborn baby die in order to save her.

Norovirus Resulting in Closure of Hospital Wards

Norovirus Resulting in Closure of Hospital Wards

The norovirus has struck the UK just like the cold weather and has spread like fire in fuel. The sudden spike in the number of patients has resulted in authorities requesting people to visit hospitals only in case of an emergency.

Ketamine given to 15-People as part of an Experiment at the Cambridge University

Ketamine given to 15-People as part of an Experiment at the Cambridge University

Anti-drug campaigners have called a method used in an experiment for the treatment of schizophrenia as immoral. The sensation one gets under the influence of ketamine is same as what people suffering from schizophrenia experience.

Nurses And 4x4 Drivers Being Urged to Volunteer Services

Nurses And 4x4 Drivers Being Urged to Volunteer Services

The NHS services are facing interruption due to the harsh winter weather following which nurses in the midlands have been urged to work for additional shifts and 4x4 drivers have been called for their services to pick and drop them.

Health Reforms and Andrew Lansley

Health Reforms and Andrew Lansley

The government is probably asking a bit too much from the NHS, as it is expecting the officials for the National Health Services to increase efficiency levels, while at the same time they are under the knowledge that their job will either be abolished or their pay will be reduced. The number of people, who will suffer because of the cuts, will be 80,000.

Scottish Hospital Lacks Hygiene and Cleanliness Standards

Scottish Hospital Lacks Hygiene and Cleanliness Standards

Following the outbreak of the superbug Clostridium difficile at a Scottish hospital, there has been condemnation by inspectors to the unhygienic standards followed and unclean equipments used there.

ME Virus Results were ‘False Positive’

ME Virus Results were ‘False Positive’

There is a fresh wave of skepticism against the association of a virus called XMRV (xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus) with chronic fatigue syndrome, which is also popular as ME.

McDonald voted as the top-most food joint

McDonald voted as the top-most food joint

Recent consumer survey has voted the McDonald’s as the top most fast food joint, giving it a 37 percent votes, which is nearly four times the votes which the second most popular food joint, Subway, got. The main reason for this success is the heavy advertisement to children which accounts to 10 percent of the total spending.

Chondromyxoid fibroma patient got his jaw back

Chondromyxoid fibroma patient got his jaw back

Medical history has again repeated itself as Dr. Rohit Khosla, a U. S. plastic surgeon, had been successful in reconstructing the jaw bone of 12 years old boy.

The Grade 7 patient has been suffering from the rare of the rarest type bone tumor that could have impaired him from chewing.

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