Category Archives: Health

EMIS NHS systems down: GP practices warn patients ‘don’t ring until Monday’ after UK hit by major global IT outage

GP surgeries are unable to access patient records or book appointments due to a major global IT outage. Pharmacies have also reported issues with getting prescriptions from doctors and said this would affect the delivery of medicines. 1 GP surgeries have been affected by the major global IT outageCredit: Alamy It is understood that NHS […]

Full list of 70 ice creams recalled amid fears of listeria outbreak – is your favourite affected?

DOZENS of ice cream products have been recalled over fears they are contaminated with listeria. The bacteria can cause serious infections, triggering a fever, aches, pains, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. 8 Dozens of ice cream products have been recalled over fears they contain listeriaCredit: Google 8 Among the brands is Chipwich and Hershey’sCredit: Google In […]

Model who spent £130k on ‘Frankenstein’ surgery to be 5.5ins TALLER shows off results of final agonising bone-stretch op

A MODEL who’s blown nearly £300k on gruesome ‘Frankenstein’ leg-stretching surgery has left hospital after a final op to remove steel rods from her bones. German reality TV star Theresia Fischer, 32, from Hamburg had undergone multiple agonising procedures to get her legs to a jaw-dropping 45inches. 6 Theresia Fischer leaving the hospital after having […]

Russian hackers ‘publish NHS patients’ names, dates of birth, NHS numbers & blood test results’ online in shock breach

RUSSIAN hackers have allegedly published NHS patients’ names, dates of birth and personal blood test data from a shocking cyber attack. Synnovis, a contracted IT firm which serves NHS pathology labs, was the victim of a cyber hack – understood to be carried out by Russian group Qilinon – on June 3. 1 Synnovis, a pathology laboratory […]

Mum begged ‘wake up, it’s baby day’ after husband suffered fatal heart attack just hours before she gave birth

A MUM-TO-BE begged “wake up, it’s baby day” ahead of a planned C-section, only to find her husband had died. Rebecca Moss tried to give emergency first aid to Thomas Gibson before an ambulance arrived and he was pronounced dead, an inquest heard. 4 Rebecca Moss with her late partner Thomas GibsonCredit: PA 4 Mr […]

I cracked my spine and was told I’d never walk after horror gym accident – but now I’ve reached pro-bodybuilding glory – The Sun

A FEMALE lawyer who was told she might never walk again after surviving a horrific gym accident has now become a champion bodybuilder. Marcelle Mendes Mancuso, 30, was hanging down from a bar for an inverted sit-up when she slipped and crashed on the floor and shattered her spine. 5 Marcelle posing after winning a gold […]

Tragic bride-to-be dies after botched weight loss op she got to have a ‘princess body’ for her wedding day

A BRIDE-to-be died after undergoing a weight loss operation with hopes to have a “princess body” for her wedding day. Laura Fernández Costa was desperate to lose one stone ahead of her big day but what was meant to be a fairy-tale ended in tragedy. 2 Laura Fernández Costa tragically died after a weight loss […]

What was the NHS blood contamination scandal, how many people died and why has an inquiry been ordered?

MORE than 30,000 people in the UK were infected with HIV and Hepatitis C after being given contaminated blood in the 1970s and 1980s. A public inquiry into what has been called the biggest treatment disaster in NHS history will announce its findings today. 6 Demonstrators hold placards calling for all victims to be recognisedCredit: […]

ALL of UK is at risk from Devon dirty water bug which causes weeks of diarrhoea & ‘childbirth-like’ cramps, expert warns

THE whole of the UK is at risk from the Devon dirty water bug, an expert has warned. The UK Health Security Agency is investigating 22 cases of cryptosporidium in South Devon – with hundreds more feared ill. 7 The whole of the UK is at risk from the Devon dirty water bug cryptosporidium, an expert has warnedCredit: Getty […]