Daily Echo: Health News

Hospital brings in army of nurses after intense summer

Daily Echo: Southampton General Hospital, 2014

10:17am Thursday 2nd October 2014

AN ARMY of nurses has been recruited at a Hampshire hospital after its busiest summer in a decade.

Technology crisis at hospital

Daily Echo:

5:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

SOUTHAMPTON hospital staff claim they are facing a technology crisis due to ageing computers and out-of-date hardware.

Southampton General Hospital wins NHS award for exercise bike initiative

Daily Echo: Southampton General Hospital.

11:58am Thursday 2nd October 2014

HOSPITAL bosses in Southampton have scooped an award for an innovative exercise scheme.

Blood donor sessions in Eastleigh

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:55am Thursday 2nd October 2014

BLOOD donors are being urged to give life-saving blood at a clinic in Hampshire on Friday, October 10.

New emergency hospital 'will provide 24-hour consultant care'

Daily Echo: The Royal Hampshire County Hospital, where Mr Webley died

11:27am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A NEW emergency hospital set to be built between Winchester and Basingstoke will provide unprecedented 24-hour consultant care, a meeting heard.

One in ten Southampton three-year-olds has tooth decay

Daily Echo:

7:57am Tuesday 30th September 2014

ONE in ten three-year-olds in Southampton suffer from tooth decay.

Why I can't wait to wear a purple wig on my taxi rounds

Daily Echo:

5:04pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

FOR most taxi drivers, the thought of a Saturday night shift wearing a purple wig would fill them with dread.

Solent NHS Trust in running for medical award

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:41am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE health trust is in the running for glory at a prestigious medical awards.

Dozens of school children struck down by mystery illness

Daily Echo:

4:01pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

DOZENS of Hampshire schoolchildren have been struck down by a mystery illness after a visit to one of the county's most popular attractions.

New air ambulance which can fly at night

Daily Echo: Air ambulance warning to horse riders

11:10am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

HAMPSHIRE and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) has today announced it will be introducing a second helicopter equipped with night flying technology.

A raw food diet has changed my life

Daily Echo:

4:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

JORDAN Price changed to a raw food diet after a shock diagnosis forced him to re-evaluate his lifestyle.

Kidney donation is "ultimate wedding gift"

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE man has received the "ultimate wedding gift" from his fiance - her kidney.

Cyclists complete mega charity ride

Daily Echo:

12:45pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A GROUP of cyclists have used their grief at losing loved ones to fuel them on in a 110-mile charity cycle ride.

Care home celebrates £1m revamp

Daily Echo:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A CARE home is celebrating the completion of a major improvement scheme that cost more than £1m.

Woman in £1m compensation claim after surgery "wrecked dreams" of police career

Daily Echo:

4:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE woman has launched a £1m compensation bid after claiming laser surgery wrecked her dreams of a police career – and left her eyes so sensitive to light she has to wear sunglasses in the shower.

Woman died after fall at care home

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

1:52pm Friday 19th September 2014

A WOMAN died after injuries suffered in a residential home fall, an inquest heard.

Charity concert will help hospital radio

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:00am Friday 19th September 2014

A CHARITY event in aid of Southampton Hospital Radio is being held this month.

New support group to be launched for lung disease sufferers

Daily Echo: Southampton General Hospital, 2014

8:09pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A NEW support group is being launched for people suffering from lung disease in Hampshire.

Ashya undergoes first session of proton beam treatment

Daily Echo:

1:12pm Monday 15th September 2014

British boy Ashya King has undergone his first proton beam therapy session for a life-threatening brain tumour in Prague, a week after the five-year-old boy was flown in from Spain.

Karaoke crown is just what the doctor ordered

Daily Echo:

7:45am Monday 15th September 2014

A WINCHESTER doctor has been named Britain’s female karaoke champion – and is now heading to Sweden to fight for the world crooner’s crown.

Risk of sexual diseases increasing in over-40s

Daily Echo: Youngsters get condom wallets in run-up to Valentine’s Day

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Soaring numbers of 40-somethings are at risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs), it has been revealed.

Ashya King to begin proton therapy to tackle brain cancer

Daily Echo:

8:01am Monday 15th September 2014

Five-year-old Ashya King is set to start a proton therapy treatment plan in the Czech Republic to help him beat brain cancer.

Hampshire among top 10 retirement destinations

Daily Echo: McCarthy  Stone Retirement Living

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

HAMPSHIRE is one of the top 10 places to retire to, according to a new survey.

City woman wins Pride of Britain award

Daily Echo:

6:30pm Friday 12th September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE woman has been named as a regional winner for the Pride of Britain Awards 2014.

Rock legends back Hampshire fundraiser

Daily Echo: Coldplay

1:19pm Friday 12th September 2014

ROCK superstars Coldplay have given their backing to a fundraising bike ride in Hampshire to help tackle arthritis in children.

Hospital boss speaks over Ashya controversey

Daily Echo:

6:50am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE BOSS of the Southampton hospital at the centre of the Ashya King controversy has spoken for the first time about how her staff were hounded with abuse as the plight of the youngster hit international headlines.

Pair in hospital after cleaners accidentally mix chemicals

Daily Echo: On call - a fire engine responds to an emergency situation.

5:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

TWO people were treated in hospital after Hampshire firefighters were called to a chemical incident on Monday.

Army of nurses recruited to take on Norovirus

Daily Echo:

7:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A Hampshire hospital has launched a search for an army of nurses to help them battle norovirus this winter.

Half of young women can't locate their intimate body parts

Daily Echo: IN THE PINK: Internacionale waterfall bikini, £14.99 (0141 552 2020/www.internacionale.co.uk).

2:25pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

ONLY half of women aged 26-35 can identify a vagina on a picture of the female reproductive system, a survey has found.

Ashya arrives in Prague for specialist treatment

Daily Echo:

1:21pm Monday 8th September 2014

A BRAIN tumour patient Ashya King has arrived in the Czech Republic where he will get the specialist treatment his parents have been so desperate for him to have.

UPDATE: Ashya's parents reunited with son but cannot take him from hospital

Daily Echo:

12:37pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A LAWYER representing the parents of five-year-old Ashya King says they cannot remove him from the Spanish hospital where he is being treated for a brain tumour.

UPDATE: Ashya's parents speak out over prison ordeal

Daily Echo:

10:28am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE FATHER of Ashya King has spoken of how his “heart ached for his son” whilst he has in kept away from him in prison.

Ashya to receive specialist treatment in Czech Republic

Daily Echo:

9:36am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

ASHYA King will travel to the Czech Republic for proton beam treatment later this year.

Ashya parents to hold press conference ahead of being reunited with son

Daily Echo:

9:23am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE parents of Ashya King have been reunited with their five-year-old son and are expected to tell their story at a press conference this morning.

UPDATED: Ashya King's parents set to see their son

Daily Echo:

4:35pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE PARENTS of Ashya King have been released from police custody.

Campaigners beg Prime Minister to reunite Ashya and family

Daily Echo:

12:26pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

CAMPAIGNERS this afternoon have begged the Prime Minister to reunite Ashya with his parents tonight.

Former children's minister calls for end to case against Ashya's parents

Daily Echo:

11:28am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FORMER children's minister has called for the CPS to drop the case against Ashya King’s parents and criticised the decision to arrest them.

Courts may take action against Ashya's family warns lawyer

Daily Echo:

8:57am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A HAMPSHIRE lawyer who specialises in family law believes the courts could take firm action against Ashya King’s parents.

Hospital regrets 'communication breakdown' with Ashya's parents

Daily Echo:

5:30pm Monday 1st September 2014

HOSPITAL chiefs in Southampton say they regret the “communication breakdown” with the parents of Ashya King.

Ashya's parents' detained for three days as hospital bosses face tough questions over search

Daily Echo:

10:11am Monday 1st September 2014

BOSSES at Southampton General Hospital are today facing tough questions over the handling of Ashya’s case – and whether they overreacted.

Heritage walk around the Hamble valley

11:18am Monday 1st September 2014

A HAMBLE Valley heritage walk around the parish of Allbrook and North Boyatt will take place on September 21.

Help for New Forest stroke patients

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:11am Monday 1st September 2014

PEOPLE in the New Forest coping with the impact of a stroke can find help at a support group.

Thousands of NHS staff could walk out over pay dispute

Daily Echo: Strike threat in NHS pay dispute as 6,000 union workers are set to be balloted

11:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THOUSANDS of NHS workers in Hampshire could go on strike over a pay dispute.

Major search for boy, 5, snatched from hospital

Daily Echo:

7:37am Friday 29th August 2014

A major police search is underway this morning after a five-year-old boy suffering from a brain tumour was snatched from Southampton General Hospital.

Charity eyes city for new £5m cancer centre

Daily Echo:

4:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A CHARITY wants to build a new £5m cancer centre in Hampshire.

NHS workers could go on strike over pay dispute

Daily Echo: Strike threat in NHS pay dispute as 6,000 union workers are set to be balloted

12:49pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Thousands of NHS workers in Hampshire could go on strike over a pay dispute.

Hospital unveils new £1.5m unit

Daily Echo:

6:43pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON hospital has unveiled a £1.5m unit to tackle one of the city’s major health issues.

Public are invited to Hampshire hospitals roadshow

Daily Echo:

10:36am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A SERIES of roadshows will take place over the next two months to show the work being carried out by the NHS in Hampshire.

New £1.5m ward opens at hospital

Daily Echo: Southampton General Hospital, 2014

10:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON hospital is today unveiling a new hi-tech unit to tackle lung and breathing problems.

Mum on mission to boost charity

Daily Echo:

7:40am Sunday 24th August 2014

AFTER two of her children suffered from a life-threatening illness, a mother from Southamp-ton is supporting a charity which helps thousands of patients.



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