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Texas court blocks hospital from taking baby girl off life support

Texas court blocks hospital from taking 9-month-old baby off life support as her family desperately searches for a facility to care for the infant girl in the next 10 days despite her ‘irreversible’ heart condition Tinslee Lewis was born premature with a rare heart defect called Ebstein’s anomaly, chronic lung disease and pulmonary hypertension  She’s… Read More »

Many hospital patients get no visitors

Two-fifths (40%) of patients on UK hospital wards get no visitors, say the NHS nurses who care for them. The Royal Voluntary Service charity commissioned a poll of 200 nurses working in acute hospitals in Britain. As well as being socially isolating, having no visitor to help with the “small” things, such as cutting up… Read More »

Bathurst hospital staff to join statewide strike over safety concerns

STAFF at Bathurst Base Hospital will join 22,000 workers across the state planning to strike over fears about workplace safety. Public hospitals across NSW could descend into chaos after more than 500 NSW Health Services Union delegates on Tuesday voted unanimously to stop work for four hours on August 1, as they fight for increased… Read More »