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Coronavirus: GPs not told when patients removed from ‘shielding lists’

Some extremely vulnerable people have been removed from shielding lists via text message, without the knowledge of their GP. This has caused confusion, with charities demanding clearer guidance for this group as lockdown eases. GPs say they should be notified when their patients are added or removed from the lists. Shielding has now been extended… Read More »

Artist reveals Putin ‘superhero’ paintings in Turkey — which are promptly removed

A Russian artist known for his satirical portrayals of Vladimir Putin revealed new works featuring the Russian president in Istanbul on Saturday, according to a report. Alexander Donskoy unveiled four large paintings in Turkey which were meant to portray Putin as a hero — but authorities in Istanbul quickly removed the art, Reuters reported. The… Read More »

Wrong body part removed during surgery

The NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has ordered an urgent investigation into a Sydney hospital after surgeons removed the wrong body part from a cancer patient last week. The male cancer patient was admitted to the Northern Beaches Hospital, in Frenchs Forest, for colorectal surgery at the public-private hospital, when physicians removed the wrong side… Read More »

GRAPHIC IMAGES: Boy, 4, has dozens of worms removed from intestines after complaints of pain, vomiting

A 4-year-old boy with a history of stomach pain, vomiting and abdominal distention eventually landed on the operating table where surgeons manually removed dozens of worms that had been living in his intestines. The boy, who was not named in the case report but was said to live in northwest Cameroon, had no history of deworming since… Read More »