Daily Echo: Health News

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.

Hospital pleads with patients to stop taking pyjamas home

Daily Echo:

7:00am Monday 4th August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON is asking patients to stop taking pyjamas after being discharged after losing almost 2,000 pairs since January.

Health chiefs introduce 30-minute GP health check

Daily Echo:

11:25am Monday 4th August 2014

PEOPLE can now ask for a full health GP check in a bid to detect undiagnosed heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease and dementia.

Bed blocking reaches 'crisis' point

Daily Echo: Southampton General Hospital, 2014

1:20pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

A BIG rise in patients stuck in Hampshire hospitals after they are ready to go home exposes a “crisis in care”, it has been claimed.

Cancer support centre set to close

Daily Echo:

5:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

FOR nearly 20 years it has been a lifeline to those suffering from cancer.

Boxercise class on offer in Hampshire

Daily Echo: Boxercise - Pay as you go class

12:36pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

GET the gloves on to get fighting fit this summer.

Teacher takes battle against condition that killed his sister to Downing Street

Daily Echo:

5:46pm Friday 1st August 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON drum teacher visited Downing Street to encourage research into the condition that took his sister's life.

Special choir can help dementia sufferers

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

1:26pm Friday 1st August 2014

DEMENTIA sufferers and their carers can join a Hampshire choir to help stimulate their brains on Thursday, August 28.

City cinema to show autism-friendly film

Daily Echo: ABOVE: The Muppets abroad … before the accident.

1:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

HARBOUR Lights Picture-house in Southampton is showing an autism-friendly screening of Muppets Most Wanted tomorrow.

Restaurant to re-open following salmonella outbreak

Daily Echo: CLOSED: Health officials are working with the owners so necessary improvements are made in order for the restaurant to reopen

5:20pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A RESTAURANT which closed after diners were struck down by an outbreak of salmonella after eating there is due to re-open.

Mental health workers 'failed' mother-of-two who killed herself

Daily Echo:

4:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE family of a mum who killed herself after suffering a campaign of violence and domestic abuse from her partner have accused authorities of failing her.

'Thanks for saving my life' says cyclist

Daily Echo:

9:35am Friday 25th July 2014

IT was an emotional reunion between a Hampshire man and the people who saved his life.

Doctor to face retrial over assault allegations

Daily Echo: Consultant Animesh Banerjee

9:23am Friday 25th July 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON doctor is to face a retrial over allegations he assaulted a woman in a hospital.

Hospital to undergo revamp

Daily Echo:

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

IT’S a glimpse into the possible future of one of the most important buildings in Southampton.

Knee surgeons could prolong sports careers

Daily Echo:

11:34am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SURGEONS in Southampton have begun pioneering knee operations that could extend sporting careers.

Tombstoning campaign launched to stop serious injuries

Daily Echo: Tombstoning warnings ignored as temperatures soar

10:57am Monday 21st July 2014

IT’S a fresh warning over a dangerous craze that can leave people horribly injured or worse.

Potential breakthrough in fight against Alzheimer's

Daily Echo: More help demanded for dementia patients in Yorkshire

7:12pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

SOUTHAMPTON scientists have given new hope to Alzheimer’s sufferers.

Kids kept off school as sickness bug breaks out

Daily Echo: Make developers build schools too

2:24pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

PUPILS at a Southampton primary school have kept away today after several staff reported suffering from a sickness bug.

Inquest hears man died after drugs relapse

Daily Echo: My mum died from a heroin overdose - I thought all adults used drugs

7:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A RECOVERING drug addict died of a heroin overdose after relapsing and taking cocaine and heroin, an inquest heard.

The hospital worker who stole £3,600 from vulnerable patients

Daily Echo:

4:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE hospital worker has been jailed after stealing hundreds of pounds from vulnerable patients.

Transplant woman organises fundraiser just three weeks after operation

Daily Echo:

11:07am Friday 11th July 2014

A BRAVE young Southampton woman who has undergone a kidney transplant is organising a major event to help others with renal problems.

Boy dies after being found in swimming pool

Daily Echo: Woman flown to hospital after crash

10:49am Thursday 10th July 2014

A THREE-YEAR-OLD boy has died after being found "unresponsive" in a swimming pool.

Sickness bug shuts school

Daily Echo:

7:31am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE school has been forced to close after pupils were taken ill with a severe sickness bug.

Stars attend charity ball to help little Oliver to walk

Daily Echo:

11:50am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A HUGE appeal launched to help a little Hampshire boy take his first steps has almost reached its target.

I was so fat I could have killed my baby

Daily Echo:

6:23pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

When medics rushed Sian Taylor’s newborn baby Poppy away to save her life, the overweight mum knew something had to change. Here she tells how she turned her life around to become a role model to her children

Sam's helping to save more lives in schools

Daily Echo:

11:57am Monday 7th July 2014

MONTHS ago he was in a hospital bed after his life was saved by a defibrillator.

Cocaine juice death inquest adjourned

Daily Echo: Joromie Lewis

12:06pm Friday 4th July 2014

An inquest into the death of a Hampshire man who drank from a bottle of fruit juice laced with cocaine has been adjourned to a later date.

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