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Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro ‘lost 40% of blood in stabbing’

Media captionJair Bolsonaro: Brazil presidential front-runner stabbed at rally Brazil’s presidential front-runner, Jair Bolsonaro, lost 40% of his blood after he was stabbed on Thursday, hospital officials say. The far-right politician was attacked at a campaign rally in Minas Gerais. Doctors say he suffered a deep and life-threatening stab wound in his intestines, but is […]

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Inquiry after 54 deaths at Russells Hall Hospital’s A&E

Image copyright Alamy Image caption A&E at Russells Hall Hospital has been criticised in successive inspections A West Midlands hospital A&E is being investigated after concerns were raised over the deaths of 54 patients in a six-month period. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) examined Russells Hall Hospital’s death records from the first six months of […]

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Many serious surgeries cancelled on the day, study finds

Image copyright Getty Images A significant number of patients requiring serious surgery are having operations postponed, a study suggests. Research led by the Royal College of Anaesthetists and University College London looked at more than 26,000 cases in a seven-day period in March last year, across 245 UK hospitals. They found one in seven operations […]

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Demand for heatwave advice from NHS doubled this summer

Image copyright Getty Images Demand for advice on signs of heat exhaustion and preventing heatstroke more than doubled during this summer’s UK heatwave, according to NHS figures. There were 1.5 million visits to the heat-related advice pages of the NHS.uk website between June and August 2018 – twice as many as the previous summer. Demand […]