In order to mark Cancer Prevention Week, the World Cancer Research Fund has started the '100 Calorie Challenge'. The challenge encourages people to bring dietary changes in their daily life routine so that they can remain prevented from a number of diseases, including cancer.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt promised in an interview that a personal NHS (National Health Service) worker will be provided to every vulnerable elder citizen of England who will take care of the all their needs concerning health. He gave this statement when he was asked that cancer has been replaced by dementia as being the biggest challenge for NHS.
According to claims, an out-of-hours GP service, which covers 250,000 patients, is using senior nurses to fill doctor positions. A whistleblower has revealed that Harmoni regularly employs advanced nurses for eight-hour overnight shifts in districts up to 150 square miles.
The employers who are running the mental health care services - Combined Healthcare in North Staffordshire are tired of long wait for the execution of the plans that whether the healthcare should be made into a foundation or should it be taken over by the trusties. They have been waiting since January for a decision on its working status from NHS Trust Development Agency (TDA).
Donna Bowett, 42, received a surgery at Redditch hospital. Doctors committed an avoidable mistake by leaving forceps inside her. This happened in her gallbladder operation.
This has been termed as an unacceptable error by her. It appears she's joined hands with medical law experts for hospital trusts to enhance staff training to preclude such preventable mistakes.
As per recent reports, it has been revealed that a man, who was admitted at West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven, had died after jumping from the second floor window of the hospital.
Hospital authorities have informed his family. Cumbria Police along with the Health and Safety Executive are said to be investigating the matter.
Another blunder was revealed at the NHS when seven-inch forceps were forgotten inside the body of a former nurse.
The nurse, who was mother of four children, Donna Bowett, had a keyhole surgery to remove her gallbladder, but was left in immense pain for three months.
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