Hospitals

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Kent hospital trust apologises to mother after her baby dies
Alisha Pegg, who was wrongly told her baby had died, hours before she did, says she was not listened to

Tobi Thomas

10, Aug, 2022 @3:30 PM

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Cost of living crisis will add strain to ‘creaking’ NHS, experts warn
Staffing crisis drives nurses to strike ballot amid warnings of cancelled operations and surge in admissions

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

08, Aug, 2022 @5:45 PM

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From PPE to cancer drugs: what has the NHS run low on in recent years?
Shortage of pain relief for childbirth is latest in string of supply problems in health service

Sascha Pare

07, Aug, 2022 @3:15 PM

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‘Difficult discussions’ as NHS faces shortage of childbirth pain relief
Some pregnant women denied usual choice as supplies of epidural kits and alternative drug both run low

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

07, Aug, 2022 @3:15 PM

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Chaos after heat crashes computers at leading London hospitals
Patient safety compromised during IT failure at Guy’s and St Thomas’

Robin McKie & James Tapper

07, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Archie Battersbee: ruling on hospice move expected on Friday
Lawyers had requested that 12-year-old be moved from Royal London hospital to spend his last moments in private

Matthew Weaver and agency

04, Aug, 2022 @10:43 PM

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Wednesday briefing: Archie Battersbee and the devastating decisions faced by doctors, courts, and his family
In today’s newsletter: how a 12-year-old boy’s life became subject of agonising technical consideration – and how to help parents when the very worst happens

Archie Bland

03, Aug, 2022 @5:34 AM

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Ministers admit they will break NHS pledge on hospital waiting times
Exclusive: Health department says it will miss July target of treating all patients in England waiting at least two years

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

03, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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When a patient’s survival is dwarfed by the logistics of treatment, oncologists need to talk about ‘time toxicity’ | Ranjana Srivastava
The diagnosis of a life-limiting illness underlines the importance of knowing not only how much time is left but also how and where it will be spent

Ranjana Srivastava

02, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Court to hear last-minute appeal in Archie Battersbee case
Court of appeal to consider request by UN body to review plan to switch off life support treatment for 12-year-old in a coma

Joe Middleton and agency

31, Jul, 2022 @5:50 PM

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If we allow Covid to overwhelm Australia's health system, medical care will suffer | Stephen Parnis
Wishing the pandemic over does not make it so. Doctors like me are facing the consequences of a Covid wave that is the most severe to date

Stephen Parnis

31, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Donald Singer obituary
Other lives: Founding professor of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics at the University of Warwick

Emma Thompson

29, Jul, 2022 @10:56 AM

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