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Reading hospital patient ‘given wrong air supply’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The patient was given the wrong air supply at Royal Berkshire Hospital (stock photo) A patient was given “medical air” instead of oxygen during their care at a hospital,…

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Judge allows foot amputation ‘against patient’s wishes’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The judge said the man lacked the mental capacity to make his own decision Doctors have been given permission by a judge to amputate a mentally-ill man’s infected foot…




UK patient ‘free’ of HIV after stem cell treatment

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption HIV was no longer detected in the patient’s body after the transplant A UK patient’s HIV has become “undetectable” following a stem cell transplant – in only the second…





Prospect Park staff ‘panicked’ at unresponsive patient

Image copyright FamilyHandout Image caption Joyce Aisbitt (centre, seated) with family at Royal Ascot in 2014 A woman who died after hospital staff did not immediately begin resuscitation when she was found unresponsive “stood a…


Skydiving ‘makes me feel normal’, 85-year-old MS patient says

Indoor skydiving has given 85-year-old Glen Mills a new lease of life. Ms Mills, from Glossop, Derbyshire was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 50 years ago and uses a wheelchair to get around. But the self-confessed…


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