- Created on Friday, 26 June 2015 12:31
A woman has been left in a very delicate position after a tiny drill bit snapped off inside her tooth whilst a dentist was performing a root canal procedure. An X-ray showed a 8mm fragment of dental drill lodged in her jaw bone.
- Created on Wednesday, 24 June 2015 14:57
A Hospital has been found guilty of clinical negligence after failing to recognise clear signs of low blood sugars including floppiness and low birth weight after the birth. The child’s brain damage has been confirmed as being caused by midwife staff not identifying low blood sugar at birth. By failing to perform a blood glucose test shortly after the birth, the newborn therefore continued to suffer with the low blood sugar condition for two days which ultimately led to his birth injury.
- Created on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 12:46
An article from BBC News on the 23rd of June 2015 suggests 'New GP Cancer Guidance Could Save Thousands'.
The articles reads: 'Patients showing the possible signs of cancer will be tested for the disease more quickly under new guidelines being issued to doctors.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence; (NICE) is encouraging GPs to screen patients before symptoms get too severe so that they can be referred to specialists sooner.