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Woman dies after workers drill holes above her bed


July 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Britain's National Health Service (NHS) has apologised to the family of a woman who died hours after workmen turned her hospital room into a building site.According ... Read more...

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Man loses health claim for wife after remarrying


May 19th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A man in Britain whose wife died in an ambulance staff blunder has lost 500,000 pounds of claim against the National Health Service (NHS) because he ... Read more...

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Britain bans public display of cigarettes


April 6th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) A new legislation banning open display of cigarettes in British supermarkets came into effect Friday, meaning the cigarettes and tobacco products must be hidden away in ... Read more...

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Nurse misreads prescription, kills woman by insulin overdose


December 23rd, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) A nurse in Britain has been dismissed from service for mistakenly giving an elderly woman an insulin overdose -- ten times the recommended quantity -- and ... Read more...

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Britons losing battlle of the bulge?


December 16th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Britons seem to be fighting a losing battle against the bulge with over one-fourth of men and women classified as clinically obese for the first time, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Foreign dentists ruining our teeth: British patients


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) A growing number of dental patients in Britain are undergoing defective treatment by foreign dentists who flee home to escape paying compensation, a media report said ... Read more...

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Jobless Briton fathers 15, with two more on their way!


November 27th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) A jobless Briton who fathered 15 children from 13 different women has turned out to be an embarrassment for his mother as she finds him leading ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Robin Gibb is battling liver cancer


November 21st, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb is struggling with liver cancer. The 61-year-old has been undergoing treatment for some time with his wife standing by to take of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Thousands die due to poor British healthcare system


October 13th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Thousands of individuals in Britain are dying every year from treatable conditions at the hands of the National Health Service (NHS) because of Whitehall bureaucracy, a ... Read more...

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Slimness crazy British kids falling sick


August 1st, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) British kids as young as five years are being treated in hospitals for being obsessed with their body image or simply because they want to turn ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

750 Britons get one mn pounds as health compensation


May 31st, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Around 750 patients in Britain have won pay-outs worth one million pounds each because of mistakes made by the National Health Service (NHS) over the past ... Read more...

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UK docs reconstruct cancer patient’s breast with pigskin


April 30th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): In a groundbreaking operation, doctors in UK have successfully used pigskin to reconstruct a breast in a cancer patient.Traditionally, a breast reconstruction has involved using tissue from another ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cameron labeled sexist for ‘calm down, dear’ jibe


April 28th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has been accused by Labour of "patronising, sexist, insulting and un-prime ministerial" behaviour after he told a shadow minister to "calm down, dear" ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Twilight-style vampire ad to encourage young Brit men to visit dentists!


April 21st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): The National Health Service (NHS) has launched a raunchy Twilight-style vampire advert to encourage young Brit men to visit their dentists.The video shows a young woman stripping to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain to grant 20,000 visas to Indian workers annually


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Britain is set to welcome 20,000 extra Indian workers annually as part of a secretive trade deal brokered by the European Union (EU), a media report said.Under the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

10-yr-old girls addicted to vodka-laced alcopop WKD, reveals poll


February 20th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Girls as young as 10 have named vodka-laced alcopop WKD their favourite drink in a UK poll.Stunned health workers had expected pupils to talk about cola and juices.But ... Read more...

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Heston Blumenthal Serves Worm Pizza To Kids In Hospital


February 8th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Heston Blumenthal, the chef best known for his weird but tasty culinary inventions, tried out something completely different once more, and yet again, his experiment turned ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Influx of foreign-trained medics in UK can put patients’ lives at risk: Experts


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3(ANI): The tide of foreign-trained medics in the United Kingdom could put patients' lives at risk because some may have poor English language skills, experts have warned.The warning comes after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Former world’s fattest man to sue NHS for his weight gain


January 8th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 08 (ANI): A man who was once named the world's fattest man is all set to file a lawsuit against National Health Service (NHS), claiming they failed to help him ... Read more...

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Baby boy makes medical history as UK’s first “saviour sibling”


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): A baby boy in Britain has become the first "saviour sibling" to be created in the UK after doctors cultivated embryos that could provide stem cells to treat ... Read more...

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Southampton Varsity probing if deaf have better language skills


December 16th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 16 (ANI): The University of Southampton is investigating whether deaf teenagers have better language skills if they are identified as deaf just after they are born. The scientists will investigate ... Read more...

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Brit nurse struck off for three-in-a-bed romp with patients


November 19th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A hospital ward manager, who had three-in-a-bed romp with two patients, has been banned from working as a nurse.The Nursing and Midwifery Council on Thursday struck Jayne ... Read more...

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‘Heidi Klum factor’ pushing normal mums to lose weight post-pregnancy


November 15th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15(ANI): Celebrity mums like Heidi Klum, who get back in shape just after weeks of giving birth are putting too much pressure on new mothers, a poll has found.Six ... Read more...

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Brit ministers ‘want wigs of better quality’


November 7th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 07 (ANI): For the first time ever, Brit ministers have insisted that the wigs provided by the NHS should be of better quality.In a cross-party Parliamentary motion, signed by 25 ... Read more...

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Nurse Violetta Aylward Said to Have Turned off Man’s Life Support by Mistake


October 25th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nurse Violetta Aylward, who was working for the ‘NHS’ was caught on film as she accidentally turned off her patient’s life support, after he had installed cameras to ... Read more...

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Denise Van Outen is outraged at NHS over the breastfeeding issue


October 11th, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Denise Van Outen has hit back at the NHS bosses in UK calling them “disgrace”. The star came under criticism after she stopped her breastfeeding her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Denise Van Outen brands NHS bosses a ‘disgrace’ over breast feeding criticism


October 10th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): After being criticized for not breast feeding her baby, Denise Van Outen has branded NHS bosses a "disgrace".The actress, married to West End star Lee Mead, faced a ... Read more...

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9000 Public Sector Staff Earn More Than PM


September 20th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Sep 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prime Minister David Cameron earns less than 9000 public servants! The findings for BBC1's Panorama revealed that 9000 public servants income is more than the Prime ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, World News |

Daily jab that combats diabetes and obesity to reach shelves by Christmas


September 10th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10 (ANI): A daily jab that controls diabetes and fights obesity will reach the counter at National Institute for Health (NHS) by Christmas.The injection, called Victoza, has been given the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit man saved after ‘dying’ 28 times


August 23rd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 099 (ANI): A Brit man has been saved after his heart stopped 28 times during a surgery.Dad-of-three Steve Nixon's had a heart attack while riding motorbike and he banged ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit girl recommended boob job at 15 because of uneven breasts


August 9th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): A teenage girl in Britain was recommended a boob job by a doctor at 15 after it was found that her uneven breasts were causing her psychological problems.Dannii ... Read more...

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Calling obese people ‘fat’ won’t help them, say experts


July 30th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 30 (ANI): Doctors telling obese people they're 'fat' will only put them off from seeking help, according to experts.According to the Herald Sun, Harry Hemley, Victorian president of the Australian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain not to go ahead with ban on homeopathy


July 27th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Homeopathy will continue to be available on the National Health Service (NHS) despite an influential health committee condemning it as medically unproven, a British minister said. Health Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Most patients with cardio problems can fly safely


July 25th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Most people with cardiovascular diseases who are not critically ill can safely fly, a new report says. The study, conducted by the British Cardiovascular Society, says that such ... Read more...

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Air travel ‘poses no threat to heart patients’


July 25th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Air travel poses no threat to those with heart conditions, and even those with serious heart disease can fly if precautions are made, according to a new guideline ... Read more...

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