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Liverpool shooting: Major incident after ‘bangs like fireworks’ -person rushed to hospital | UK | News

Merseyside Police say they were called to reports of a female armed with a knife and witnesses report hearing bangs “like fireworks”. A woman was shot by police and has been taken to hospital with an injury to her upper body. Merseyside Police said in a statement: “We can confirm officers are currently dealing with […]

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Is your local hospital a good community partner? Check these rankings.

CLOSE Dr. Tom Inglesby, director of the Center for Health Security at Johns Hopkins University, talks with USA TODAY health policy reporter Jayne O’Donnell. USA TODAY Hospitals are usually judged on their quality of care, but a new ranking aims to also look at how much they contribute to their community with metrics like charity […]

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The incredible struggle of hospital staff in Italy – Channel 4 News

3 Apr 2020 In Italy, the death toll from Covid-19 is now more than 14,500. It is the hardest hit European country. In Italy, the death toll from Covid-19 is now more than 14,500. It is the hardest hit European country. In Bergamo, which is close to the Alps, it’s thought fatalities could be double […]

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UK coronavirus live: hospital car parking charges waived for NHS staff in England | Politics

The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, is expected to announce that the taxpayer will pay self-employed workers up to 80% of their recent earnings to help contain the economic impact of coronavirus, as 470,000 extra benefits claims sparked warnings of an “unemployment crisis”. Sunak has been under growing pressure to do more for the UK’s 5 million […]

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Prince Philip spends third night in London hospital

Image copyright PA Media The Duke of Edinburgh has spent a third night in hospital in London being treated for a “pre-existing condition”. The Queen is at the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk, where she attended a carol service without 98-year-old Prince Philip on Sunday. He remains at the King Edward VII’s Hospital in central London, […]

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Hypnosis eases pain, anxiety, Montreal Children’s Hospital pilot project shows

Maryanne Fortin sat next to her patient, nine-year-old Koraly Lefrançois, who had already closed her eyes. The hypnosis was about to begin. “Let the calmness grow inside you,” Fortin suggested, speaking in a monotone. “Let go of all your other feelings.” Koraly, who is in remission from a rare type of Hodgkin lymphoma, soon drifted […]

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Former US president Jimmy Carter admitted to South Georgia hospital

Former US President Jimmy Carter, 95, was admitted to the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia, over the past weekend for a urinary tract infection, according to a press release issued by the Carter Center, Trend reports citing Sputnik. The Carter Center stressed that the former US president “is feeling better and looks forward […]

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N.B. hospital diverting ambulances due to overcrowding, staff shortages

A New Brunswick hospital has temporarily closed multiple departments and will divert patients elsewhere due to staff shortages and extreme overcrowding. Campbellton Regional Hospital, which has 145 beds, has been struggling to accommodate almost 200 patients, many of whom are waiting to be placed in nursing homes. The scenario has put the hospital’s ability to […]

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