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.
It was in 2010 when DePuy, prosthesis manufacturer, an affiliate of Johnson & Johnson's group, recalled hip implants. There are a number of South Africans who have suffered damages with regard to the recall.
Therefore, they are going to sue DePuy in a British court. More than 170 South African claimants are going to sue hip replacement manufacturer DePuy.
Warding off eight brushes with life, Matthew Hawksley has a story to narrate. Lending teeth to the destiny, Matthew survived eight near-death experiences.
He is 25-year-old, who showed his grit and determination in dealing with a chain of life-threatening instances. He survived a broken neck, heart attacks, MRSA, pneumonia and cancer.
Sunlight is essential for humans, says a group of Edinburgh University researchers. They have found that sunlight helps in reducing blood pressure, cuts heart attack and stroke chances.
Not only this, skin's exposure to sunlight is also said to prolong life. Dr. Richard Weller was of the view that sunlight's exposure might be outweighing the harms caused by sunrays.
A number of measures are there in order to bring a decline in alcohol consumption. But, there are very few, which shows effect as majority of them tries to make a person teetotaler.
A new drug has entered the market, which is meant for the treating alcohol problem. The novel drug named as Nalmefene is said to reduce the alcohol consumption by 61%.
While it is being claimed day by day that Earth has been turning warmer, a group of scientists at the University of Manchester has suspected that the world is rather getting cooler.
Top Manchester scientists affirmed that though, the use of emissions and pollutants had increased over time, it was surprising to find the world turning calmer.
Current available drugs to treat alcohol problems try to make a person teetotaler. But the novel drug helps in curbing the alcohol consumption.
Drug investigator Dr. David Collier from Barts and The London School of Medicine was of the view that when the drug nalmefene is taken along with counseling sessions, it is able to cut the consumption by 61%.