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Daily Mirror
Only Jeremy Hunt is to blame for the junior doctors strike says Dr Kailash ChandJunior doctors in England will take a second day of action on 10th of February,
Only Jeremy Hunt is to blame for the junior doctors strike says Dr Kailash Chand
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Junior doctors in England will take a second day of action on 10th of February, after contract talks ended without agreement. The reasons for such action, which is rare (the last juniors strike was in 1975 over similar issues), go deeper than pay.... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Midwife answered mobile phone while delivering babyDoris Enemuwe put the patient at risk by rushing to answer her mobile in the ma
Midwife answered mobile phone while delivering baby
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
Doris Enemuwe put the patient at risk by rushing to answer her mobile in the maternity unit at St Thomas’ Hospital in Lambeth. Enemuwe failed to show any compassion while carrying out her job and told the woman she did not know what she was talking... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
CellSonic treatments reduce problems of muscles recovering after exertionSince non-invasive shockwaves were used forty years ago to remove kidney stones
CellSonic treatments reduce problems of muscles recovering after exertion
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
Since non-invasive shockwaves were used forty years ago to remove kidney stones and became standard procedure in all hospitals worldwide for having no side effects, they have been used in many other applications. At first there was a question of bone... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Nurse took hundreds of smear tests but wasn’t qualified for task, tribunal toldJanine Onawelo-Mbombo lied about passing the relevant course at St Thomas’ Hosp
Nurse took hundreds of smear tests but wasn’t qualified for task, tribunal told
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
Janine Onawelo-Mbombo lied about passing the relevant course at St Thomas’ Hospital, central London and later claimed she had lost the certificate, it was said. The nurse has admitted undertaking the tests while knowing she wasn’t qualified to do... Read more
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Daily Mirror
How much does the NHS pay senior managers?Overall, 23.6% of hospital trust non-medical executive directors in the UK earn
How much does the NHS pay senior managers?
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
Overall, 23.6% of hospital trust non-medical executive directors in the UK earned more than £142,500 in 2015, compared to 21.8% in the previous year. There were some top earners - with 3.5% earning more than £200,000 a year. Some 5.6% also earned... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New technique may reduce need for amputation in patients with critical limb ischemiaA new imaging technique could reduce the need for amputation in patients with c
New technique may reduce need for amputation in patients with critical limb ischemia
News-Medical-Net / Posted 11 days ago
A new imaging technique could reduce the need for amputation in patients with critical limb ischemia, according to a study publised today in the scientific journal JACC. British Heart Foundation (BHF) funded researchers at St Thomas' Hospital,... Read more
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Science Daily
New imaging technique could reduce need for amputationBritish Heart Foundation (BHF) funded researchers at St Thomas' Hospital, Londo
New imaging technique could reduce need for amputation
Science Daily / Posted 12 days ago
British Heart Foundation (BHF) funded researchers at St Thomas' Hospital, London have developed a new way of mapping blood delivered to the leg muscle immediately after operations on people with severely reduced blood flow to their limbs. Currently... Read more
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News.com.au
New technique may reduce leg amputations Thousands of patients could be saved the anguish of losing a leg after scient
New technique may reduce leg amputations
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
Thousands of patients could be saved the anguish of losing a leg after scientists developed a new technique which may reduce the risk of amputation. Experts said they have developed a new imaging method... Read more
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Perth Now
New technique may reduce leg amputations Thousands of patients could be saved the anguish of losing a leg after scient
New technique may reduce leg amputations
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
Thousands of patients could be saved the anguish of losing a leg after scientists developed a new technique which may reduce the risk of amputation. Experts said they have developed a new imaging method... Read more
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Adelaide Now
New technique may reduce leg amputations Thousands of patients could be saved the anguish of losing a leg after scient
New technique may reduce leg amputations
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 days ago
Thousands of patients could be saved the anguish of losing a leg after scientists developed a new technique which may reduce the risk of amputation. Experts said they have developed a new imaging method... Read more
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The Courier Mail
New technique may reduce leg amputations Thousands of patients could be saved the anguish of losing a leg after scient
New technique may reduce leg amputations
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Thousands of patients could be saved the anguish of losing a leg after scientists developed a new technique which may reduce the risk of amputation. Experts said they have developed a new imaging method... Read more
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London SE1
Guy’s & St Thomas' Charity buys Becket House lease in �112m dealGuy's and St Thomas' Charity has purchased the lease for �112 million from U+I
Guy’s & St Thomas' Charity buys Becket House lease in �112m deal
London SE1 / Posted 16 days ago
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity has purchased the lease for �112 million from U+I (formerly Development Securities) and Proprium. Last month's deal came less than two years after the building changed hands in an �87 million deal. Until recently... Read more
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London SE1
'Mad cow disease' memorial should be moved, say Lambeth plannersA plaque bearing the inscription "In loving memory of the victims of Human BSE
'Mad cow disease' memorial should be moved, say Lambeth planners
London SE1 / Posted 16 days ago
A plaque bearing the inscription "In loving memory of the victims of Human BSE (vCJD). Always in our thoughts" was erected some years ago on the wall of St Thomas' Hospital facing the river immediately south of Westminster Bridge. The organisation... Read more
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London SE1
Four South Bank sculptures given listed statusThe four artworks in SE1 to be given listed status are: Revolving Torsion is o
Four South Bank sculptures given listed status
London SE1 / Posted 16 days ago
The four artworks in SE1 to be given listed status are: Revolving Torsion is owned by Tate and is on long-term loan to St Thomas' Hospital. Designed as a fountain that slowly rotates, the hydraulic mechanism is currently not functioning. Zemran –... Read more
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International Business Times
If we don't treat our student midwives better, they'll simply move abroad Life is about to get a lot worse for those who want to train as a midwife in En
If we don't treat our student midwives better, they'll simply move abroad
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
Life is about to get a lot worse for those who want to train as a midwife in England. Student midwives currently have their tuition fees paid by the UK government, as do student nurses and those training to enter other healthcare professions such as... Read more
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London SE1
St Thomas' Hospital East Wing revamp completedCompletion of the redevelopment – first mooted nearly six years ago – was celeb
St Thomas' Hospital East Wing revamp completed
London SE1 / Posted 18 days ago
Completion of the redevelopment – first mooted nearly six years ago – was celebrated at an event held at St Thomas' Hospital on Wednesday evening. Portions of the building have been overclad in a new glazed facade that has both weatherproofed the... Read more
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Daily Mail
That lifesaving DIY allergy jab may not work if you’re curvyThe lifesaving DIY allergy jab that may not work if you’re curvy Adrenaline au
That lifesaving DIY allergy jab may not work if you’re curvy
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
The lifesaving DIY allergy jab that may not work if you’re curvy Adrenaline autoinjectors save lives of allergy sufferers on a frequent basis However, experts now worry that the needles can't help overweight users If vital medication is injected... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Doctor, Lawyer, CEOJ.D. Hickey was in the labor suite of St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville preparin
Doctor, Lawyer, CEO
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 20 days ago
J.D. Hickey was in the labor suite of St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville preparing for the birth of his first son when he got a call urging him to take up a new job. Hickey, who is trained as both a medical doctor and a lawyer, was working at the time... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Next week's 48-hour doctors strike has been called offThe British Medical Association said they'd made the decision to suspend the wa
Next week's 48-hour doctors strike has been called off
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
The British Medical Association said they'd made the decision to suspend the walk out so that negotiations with the government can continue. But they said there were still "differences" between the doctors' union and the government. BMA junior... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Nurses from EU must prove they have 'high standard of English'NHS nurses and midwives from the EU must now prove they have a “high standard”
Nurses from EU must prove they have 'high standard of English'
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
NHS nurses and midwives from the EU must now prove they have a “high standard” of English. The regulations are already in place for NHS nurses and midwives from outside the EU. EU staff must provide evidence of their English skills, or undertake a... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Nurse at The Alexandra Hospital in Cheadle is struck off after forging anaesthetics qualifications letterA nurse who forged a letter in a bid to convince her employers she held an anae
Nurse at The Alexandra Hospital in Cheadle is struck off after forging anaesthetics qualifications letter
Manchester Evening News / Posted 21 days ago
A nurse who forged a letter in a bid to convince her employers she held an anaesthetics qualification she did not have has been struck off. Lynne Margaret Robinson was the deputy theatre manager at the BMI-run Alexandra Hospital, in Cheadle, when... Read more
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Daily Mirror
David Cameron could FORCE junior doctors to accept the new contractDavid Cameron has refused to rule out imposing a new contract on thousands of j
David Cameron could FORCE junior doctors to accept the new contract
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
David Cameron has refused to rule out imposing a new contract on thousands of junior doctors if the row over pay and conditions is not resolved by talks. Talks are under way to try to avert a 48-hour stoppage with the provision of emergency care... Read more
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Daily Mail
'What happens when you spend your childhood drinking energy drinks''This is what happens when you spend your childhood drinking energy drinks': Te
'What happens when you spend your childhood drinking energy drinks'
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
'This is what happens when you spend your childhood drinking energy drinks': Teenager who consumed FIVE cans a day blames them for her heart condition and two miscarriages Claims drinking 5 energy drinks a day since her childhood has left her with a... Read more
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London SE1
Clinic hands out syringes to prevent ‘G’ drug overdoses [17 January 2016]Burrell Street Sexual Health Centre, which is part of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS
Clinic hands out syringes to prevent ‘G’ drug overdoses [17 January 2016]
London SE1 / Posted 22 days ago
Burrell Street Sexual Health Centre, which is part of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, is providing 1ml syringes so that GBL and GHB users can properly measure every dose they take. Gamma-butyrolactone acid (also known as 'GBL') is closely... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Junior doctor used strike day to give back to the NHS - with her own bloodKind: Junior doctor Rachel Stansfield giving blood A junior doctor has been pr
Junior doctor used strike day to give back to the NHS - with her own blood
Daily Mirror / Posted 26 days ago
Kind: Junior doctor Rachel Stansfield giving blood A junior doctor has been praised after she used her time on strike to give back to the NHS - with her own blood. Rachel Stansfield, 26, took a break from the picket line at Sheffield Teaching... Read more
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Daily Mirror
PMQs live: Jeremy Corbyn and David Cameron clash in first Prime Minister's Questions after doctors' strikePMQs have just begun with a question by Labour’s Bill Esterson on cuts to midwi
PMQs live: Jeremy Corbyn and David Cameron clash in first Prime Minister's Questions after doctors' strike
Daily Mirror / Posted 26 days ago
PMQs have just begun with a question by Labour’s Bill Esterson on cuts to midwives and nurses’ training bursaries. “Why does the Prime Minister still thinks he’s right to scrap grants for student nurses?” he asks. The PM claims scrapping grants but... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Doctors back on duty amid fresh pleas to end strikes Striking medics outside St Thomas' Hospital in London Striking doctors will
Doctors back on duty amid fresh pleas to end strikes
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
Striking medics outside St Thomas' Hospital in London Striking doctors will return to work amid new hope that a deal over changes to their contracts can be reached before the next planned... Read more
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International Business Times
Junior doctors' strike: Thousands protest against government plans to change work schedules Across the UK, thousands of junior doctors who are in training, along with NHS
Junior doctors' strike: Thousands protest against government plans to change work schedules
International Business Times / Posted 27 days ago
Across the UK, thousands of junior doctors who are in training, along with NHS supporters, are protesting against the government's plans to change pay and work schedules. It is the first strike of its kind to happen in 40 years. The strike, which... Read more
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Rappler
Doctors' strike causes disruption at English hospitalsSTRIKE. A striking junior doctor working for the National Health Service (NHS)
Doctors' strike causes disruption at English hospitals
Rappler / Posted 27 days ago
STRIKE. A striking junior doctor working for the National Health Service (NHS) in England mans a picket line outside St Thomas Hospital in Lambeth, London, England, January 12, 2016. Photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA LONDON, United Kingdom – Tens of... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Doctors’ strike causes disruption at UK hospitals Published: 12 January 2016 7:17 PM A doctor wears her stethoscope around her
Doctors’ strike causes disruption at UK hospitals
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 27 days ago
Published: 12 January 2016 7:17 PM A doctor wears her stethoscope around her neck during a strike outside St Thomas' hospital in central London, Britain, today. British doctors have staged their... Read more
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International Business Times
Junior doctors' strike: BMA takes NHS contract fight to Tories' doorstep with parliament picket Thousands of junior doctors across England have started their first bout of str
Junior doctors' strike: BMA takes NHS contract fight to Tories' doorstep with parliament picket
International Business Times / Posted 27 days ago
Thousands of junior doctors across England have started their first bout of strike action in protest over new NHS contracts. The medics are picketing hospitals throughout the country and IBTimes UK visited one of the demonstrations at St Thomas'... Read more
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Daily Mirror
NHS whistleblower tsar only working for TWO DAYS a weekThe Government’s new whistleblowing tsar only works two days a week and has kep
NHS whistleblower tsar only working for TWO DAYS a week
Daily Mirror / Posted a month ago
The Government’s new whistleblowing tsar only works two days a week and has kept her £174,000-a-year job at one of Britain’s busiest hospital trusts, it can be revealed. The post was a key recommendation of Sir Robert Francis, who chaired the Mid... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mum of 3 was sick 20 times a day until docs put a feeding line into her HEARTThe former nurse suffers from a rare condition which means her stomach is paral
Mum of 3 was sick 20 times a day until docs put a feeding line into her HEART
Daily Mirror / Posted a month ago
The former nurse suffers from a rare condition which means her stomach is paralysed and she is unable to keep down very little food - or digest it. She was struggling to maintain her weight of just under eight stone and doctors were unable to feed... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Student nurses shame Tories as they organise campaign against Osborne’s cutsIt called on student nurses to bring placards and protest outside the Departmen
Student nurses shame Tories as they organise campaign against Osborne’s cuts
Daily Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
It called on student nurses to bring placards and protest outside the Department of Health. Danielle, 29, expected only a few faces to turn up. “I was totally shocked to see so many hundreds of student nurses, midwives, doctors and other medical... Read more

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