NHS England Accepts Liability in Knee Replacement Surgery Case

March 27, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
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Knee replacement surgery is a common procedure performed on older patients throughout the world, but there are instances when things don’t go as planned. For Sylvia, an 80-year-old woman from Worcester, her need for knee surgery became pressing after she had experienced consistent pain after twisting her leg. As someone who spent time line dancing…

NHS Announces Move Toward Integrating Social Care with Health Services

March 27, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
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As more elderly patients find themselves in need of medical attention, either for ongoing illness or treatment for incidental trauma, hospitals throughout the UK are facing an impressive amount of pressure regarding cost and the quality of care provided. The increased number of older patients seeking care within NHS trusts has also created a phenomenon…

Mum Who Lost Daughter To A Brain Tumour 40 Years Ago Finds Footage Of Her Playing At School

March 24, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
June Jones watches archive footage of her daughter Kerry age six at her home in Tamworth.

June Jones, 78, said it was a Mother’s Day miracle after her son came across the heart-wrenching video of her six-year-old daughter Kerry by chance.

Three-year-old Call The Midwife Star Who Lost All Limbs To Meningitis Takes First Steps

March 23, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
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Little Harmonie-Rose Allen, who played a Thalidomide victim in the BBC drama, defied all odds after talking her first steps

Notebook Of Real-Life ‘Mary Poppins’ Who Founded Nanny School Is Uncovered After 125 Years

March 23, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
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The notebook was penned by Emily Ward in 1892 as a ‘spoonful of advise’ to the new starters at Norland College.

4 Top Tips for Online Master’s Degree Success

March 23, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
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After graduating from college, you might be considering studying for a master’s degree in order to build on your knowledge of a specific subject, go further than what you’ve learned during your bachelor’s degree, or even study a totally different study topic in order to improve your chances of finding the perfect job. Today, more…

UK’s largest independent press agency continue to dominate online

March 22, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
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Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson leaves his home in London on the morning after the EU Referendum when the British public voted 52% - 48% to leave the European Union. June 24, 2016.  Prime Minister David Cameron has announced he will step down by October after the vote.  In a statement outside Downing Street, he said he would attempt to "steady the ship" over the coming weeks and months but that "fresh leadership" was needed.

SWNS (the UK’s largest independent press agency) has today announced the expansion its online presence with the release of SellUsYourVideo.com and SellUsYourPhoto.com.

Woman Learning To Read At 87 Ditches Traditional Books In Favour Of A Kindle

March 22, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
Ursula Shepherd and her Kindle gift from Amazon.

Retired factory worker Ursula Shepherd left school at 15 unable to read or write after being branded a ‘dunce’ by classmates.

Mum ‘Lost Unborn Child’ After Crashing Through Faulty Staircase That She Had Previously Reported

March 22, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
Katie West on the stairs she fell down in her home in Ardeley, Hertfordshire.

Katie West, 28, suffered an ectopic pregnancy – where the embryo grows outside the womb – hours after one of her legs went through a rotten wooden step at her home.

Woman Left Homeless After MacBook Pro Caught Fire And Burnt Down Flat

March 21, 2017 | by | 3 Comments
Gemma Impey and her fiancé Martyn Taylor from Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire with the MacBook Pro they claim over heated and caught fire setting their flat on fire and killing their pet cat Tigger. See story NTIMAC. The couple have been dealing with Apple for 12 months and have got nowhere, apart from an Apple store technicians confirming that there was a faulty component in some Power Adapter chargers, that could have caused the MacBook Pro to over heat.

Gemma Impey, 23, left the device to charge and went to work as an events manager at a nearby hotel.

Britain’s Oldest Butcher Fears Family History Dating Back 160 Years Is Facing The Chop

March 21, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
86-years-old Butcher Frank Fisher is still running his own business

Dedicated Frank Fisher, 87, still works full time six days a week to keep the shop going.

Bride-To-Be Shocked After She Bit Into Hard Boiled Egg And A ‘Diamond’ Fell Out

March 21, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
Sally Thomson, who lives in Armthwaite, Cumbria, took a bite out of a boiled egg and bit on a small diamond inside the egg she had just boiled.

Stunned Sally Thomson, 39, made the incredible discovery after she boiled six eggs and sat down to eat her breakfast.

11-Year-Old Autistic Boy Told He Would Never Talk Finds His Voice Thanks To Olly Murs

March 20, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
William Smedley, 11, of Ilkeston, Derbyshire, defied doctors and managed to find his voice while listening to Olly Murs album.

William Smedley, 11, was born with autism, epilepsy as well as severe learning difficulties and suffered over 60 seizures a day.

Drunken Hen Party Reveller Picks Fight With Bride To Be In Front Of Fellow Plane Passengers

March 20, 2017 | by | 1 Comment
This is the moment a witness says she caught a "boozed up" hen party reveller having a drunken row with a bride-to-be - on a FLIGHT

Families on the 6am flight to from Gatwick to Tenerife said the “lairy” hen party member was knocking back spirits and mixers during the four-hour journey.

Bride-To-Be Forced To Postpone Wedding After Mystery Illness Leaves Her Blind At 23

March 20, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
Alexandra Lucas, 23, with fiancé Scott Turner, 24, at their flat in Birmingham, March 20, 2017.

Alex Lucas, 23, had been shopping for furniture to decorate the flat she was setting up with her fiance Scott Turner, 24, when “everything went dark.”

Dog Becomes First To Have Life Saved By Protective Suit Usually Worn By Olympic Athletes

March 20, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
Yvonne Nugent, 47, with Diesel the red English bull mastiff who is wearing a custom made sports suit usually worn by Olympians after badly injuring his leg.

Diesel is now on the road to recovery thanks to the revolutionary garment previously sported by the likes of Sir Bradley Wiggins, Chris Froome and Victoria Pendleton.

Britain’s Most Dedicated Lollipop Lady Who’s Crossed The Road One MILLION Times Will Hang Up Her Hi-Vis After 45 YEARS

March 20, 2017 | by | 0 Comments
Britains longest serving lollipop lady Margaret Cattle, 69, is hanging up her stick after 45 years of service

Margaret Cattle stared ‘herding’ kids aged just 25 when she took over her busy crossing duties for four schools.