Daily Echo: Health News

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.

New hospital parking rules announced by government

Daily Echo: Southampton General Hospital, 2014

5:21pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

RELATIVES of chronically ill patients at a Southampton hospital must be given free or cheap on-site parking under new rules announced by the Government.

250 struck down with salmonella

Daily Echo:

5:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

The national salmonella outbreak which has struck down nearly 250 people across Britain could be traced back to a single source of eggs, health investigators have said.

Tragic death of mum who beat cancer

Daily Echo:

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a young mum who died due to the devastating effects of her breast cancer treatment despite beating the disease.

Legal action over salmonella restaurant

Daily Echo:

1:00pm Saturday 16th August 2014

LEGAL action is being taken against a Hampshire restaurant after dozens of diners were struck down by the potentially lethal sickness bug salmonella.

Salmonella outbreak in Hampshire

Daily Echo:

12:59pm Friday 15th August 2014

An investigation into a national salmonella outbreak - including 55 cases in Hampshire - has been launched, health officials have said.

Scientists fight cancer cells - with salt

Daily Echo: Prostate cancer cell

6:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

SCIENTISTS in Southampton have helped create a technique which can cause cancer cells to self-destruct by injecting them with salt.

Couple's tandem cycle ride across the Isle of Wight for Parkinson's disease

Daily Echo:

11:16am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A COUPLE from Hampshire will be on a bicycle made for two in aid of the charity which has supported them.

Hampshire health boss takes on new nursing role at Salisbury

Daily Echo:

10:41am Monday 11th August 2014

A FORMER Hampshire health boss has moved on to a neighbouring NHS foundation trust.

UK's oldest organ donor comes face-to-face with stranger who received his kidney

Daily Echo:

7:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

THE UK’s oldest organ donor has come face-to-face with the stranger who received his kidney after she did some detective work and tracked him down in Hampshire.

Drugs warning ahead of major festival

Daily Echo: Ellie Rowe

3:07pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

POLICE are warning of the dangers of illegal drugs ahead of a Hampshire music festival where a teenager died last year.

Scientists testing innovative new method to work out optimum cancer treatment

Daily Echo: Exterior of Southampton University

12:41pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

SCIENTISTS in Southampton are testing an innovative new method to work out the idea dose of chemotherapy for cancer patients.

Healthwatch Hampshire offers grants in bid to give people a voice on services

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:02am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A GROUP that aims to give people a voice on healthcare is to offer £30,000 in grants.



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