Two babies die after contracting infection at Glasgow hospital

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Glasgow NHS investigating deaths in neonatal unit at Princess Royal maternity hospital Queen Elizabeth university hospital in Glasgow is being investigated over infections connected to pigeon droppings. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images Two premature babies have died after contracting a bloodstream infection at a Läs mer…

Britons living in EU call on May to secure healthcare for pensioners

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Campaigners are concerned UK nationals may need insurance to remain in some countries Private healthcare would be a big financial burden for poorer pensioners. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images Campaigners for British nationals settled in the EU have called on Theresa May to guarantee Läs mer…

Nearly half of Australians don't think private health insurance is 'essential'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Private health insurance Growing number of people also find it difficult to understand what they are covered for Roy Morgan research found older Australians value private health insurance more than younger people. Photograph: The Guardian The number of people who believe private health insurance Läs mer…

Victorian doctors who object to abortion 'attempting to delay or deny access'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Abortion Study reveals failure of legal protections to ensure women’s access to terminations A report has found Victorian doctors who conscientiously object to abortion are breaking the law by failing to refer women on to practitioners who will perform the procedure. Photograph: Alamy Victorian Läs mer…

Vaping twice as likely as gum to help smokers quit, research finds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Smoking Study shows 18% success rate with e-cigarettes, compared with 10% with other methods Researchers in the UK have hailed the study as a landmark but US researchers have treated the findings with more caution. Photograph: Tim Ireland/PA People are almost twice as likely Läs mer…

Northern Ireland abortion case hears traumatic experience

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Northern Ireland Sarah Ewart recounts seeking termination in 2013 after fatal foetal abnormality diagnosis Sarah Ewart outside Belfast high court. Her legal action is aimed at overturning Northern Ireland’s near blanket ban on abortions. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images A court in Belfast has heard Läs mer…

Hospital with 20 staff suspensions used 'shocking' restraint

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Middlesbrough Kelly Wilthew says daughter Faith was lifted from Middlesbrough hospital bed by wrists and ankles Kelly and Faith Wilthew at their home in Durham, UK. Photograph: Mark Pinder/The Guardian The mother of a teenage girl with mental health needs has complained about the Läs mer…

Disadvantaged Australians twice as likely to die from diabetes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Health Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report shows a troubling health divide between rich and poor The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare found social disadvantage is linked to higher rates of disease. Photograph: Paul Miller/AAP Australians living in disadvantaged parts of the Läs mer…

The white stuff: why Britain can’t get enough cocaine

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Drugs The white stuff: why Britain can’t get enough cocaine Britain snorts more of the drug than almost anywhere in Europe, more young people are taking it and deaths are rising. Why? ‘It’s snorted, not injected, so you don’t have to cross that line.’ Läs mer…

Landmark case could see NI abortion ban overturned

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Northern Ireland Sarah Ewart’s action at Belfast high court aims to find laws in breach of human rights Sarah Ewart outside the UK Supreme Court in June 2018. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Getty Images A landmark case at Belfast high court could find Northern Ireland’s abortion Läs mer…

White gold: the unstoppable rise of alternative milks

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The long read White gold: the unstoppable rise of alternative milks Illustration: Lee Martin/Guardian Design How wellness upstarts spoiled milk’s healthy reputation – and built a billion-dollar industry from juicing oats and nuts. By Oliver Franklin-Wallis Main image: Illustration: Lee Martin/Guardian Design In the Läs mer…

Australia's generous aid to Yemen mustn't be undermined by its weapons sales | Jason Lee

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Yemen Australia’s generous aid to Yemen mustn’t be undermined by its weapons sales Military exports to Saudi Arabia should cease if we are serious about ending the four-year war that has killed 85,000 children A mother holds her malnourished child’s hand at a Läs mer…

Welsh health board criticised after worker killed woman while under investigation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Wales Independent review into ABMUHB highlights string of concerns about Kris Wade Kris Wade did not undergo a police records check before he began working with vulnerable adults. Photograph: South Wales police A health board has been criticised over the case of a nursing Läs mer…

MPs poo-poo Tigger Hancock’s plans for the NHS after Brexit | John Crace

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The politics sketch Matt Hancock MPs pooh-pooh Tigger Hancock’s plans for the NHS after Brexit John Crace With medicines due to arrive on as-yet-nonexistent ferries what could possibly go wrong? The health secretary, Matt Hancock, on BBC One’s The Andrew Marr Show on Sunday. Läs mer…

Aged care inquiry: food under scrutiny after study finds more spent feeding prison inmates

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Royal commission into aged care quality and safety Sue Smith, whose mother was living at a Melbourne aged care centre, says she was forced to bring her homemade soup Food quality is likely to be an issue examined in the royal commission into aged Läs mer…