Daily Echo: Health News

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.

High praise for city’s trauma unit

Daily Echo: Southampton General Hospital, 2014

11:10am Friday 4th July 2014

MORE patients in the south are surviving severe injuries thanks to a specialist trauma centre at a Southampton hospital.

Prom teen Alicia cheats death twice

Daily Echo: Alicia Stevens

10:10am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

BRAVE Alicia Stevens made it to her school prom just eight weeks after coming out of intensive care.

'Don't name and shame GPs over cancer diagnosis'

Daily Echo: Dr Nigel Watson.

10:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A HAMPSHIRE doctor has hit out at Government plans to name and shame GPs who fail to diagnose cancer as another “attack” which could force many top GPs to leave the profession.

Fundraiser struck down with Weil's disease

Daily Echo: Kate Hack

4:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A FUNDRAISER has told how she suffered organ failure and almost died after taking part in a charity event at a Hampshire activities centre.

City leading the way with hike in research

Daily Echo: Southampton General Hospital, 2014

5:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

SOUTHAMPTON-based health organisations are leading the way in pioneering research.

Immigration bosses stop brother's life saving operation

Daily Echo: Musa Gibba, who needs a life-saving kidney transplant

9:24am Monday 30th June 2014

A SICK man has made a desperate appeal to immigration chiefs to let his brother into the country to save his life.

Tributes to young woman who died after epileptic fit

Daily Echo: Lara Weston

6:00am Friday 27th June 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a young Hampshire woman who died after suffering a severe epileptic fit at home.

Seven out of 10 over 45-year-olds are too fat, say Hampshire experts

Daily Echo: A new programme is being launched encouraging children to lose weight

10:25am Friday 27th June 2014

There is a ''looming health crisis'' facing England as the vast majority of people entering old age are overweight, Hampshire experts have said.

Hunt for escaped mental health patients

Daily Echo: Neil Emery

9:39am Friday 27th June 2014

A COUNTYWIDE hunt has been launched for two men who have escaped from a secure mental health unit.

Nurse had 'sexual relationship with 17-year-old after overdose'

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

4:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

A NURSE began a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl just days after she was admitted to a Hampshire hospital following an overdose, a tribunal heard.

More mums-to-be in Southampton are smoking

Daily Echo: Siobhan England with her dad Mark, who she encouraged to stop smoking

11:10am Tuesday 24th June 2014

MORE pregnant women are smoking more in Southampton than in most of the south, new figures have revealed.

Large breasts put many women off excercise

Daily Echo: Striders Edge compression sports bra £35 (stridersedge.com)

12:10pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Nearly one in five women say their breasts stop them participating in physical activity, according to new research.

Contractors set to transform hospice

Daily Echo: An artist’s impression of the new-look Naomi House

5:01pm Friday 20th June 2014

A HAMPSHIRE charity has appointed a contractor to lead its £4m transformation.

Scientists could crack age-old problem of teenage behaviour

Daily Echo: Southampton scientists are part of a new study which could explain more about teenage behaviour such as Little Britain character Vicky Pollard, pictured

8:30am Thursday 19th June 2014

Southampton scientists will be part of a multi-million pound study to find out more about teenage behaviour.

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