60 diners at Noma, Copenhagen struck with vomiting bug after employee "cooked food while ill"

60 diners at world's best restaurant struck with vomiting bug after employee 'cooked food while ill' By Hugo Gye PUBLISHED: 16:53 GMT, 8 March 2013 | UPDATED: 16:54 GMT, 8 March 2013 More than 60 diners who ate at a restaurant commonly thought to be the best in the world have been struck ill. Customers at Danish restaurant Noma, in Copenhagen, were apparently infected with norovirus during their 290-a-head meals. It is believed that the virus started when a restaurant employee came in to work while sick

Pensioner David Pattrick, 69, died in hospital toilet after gall bladder operation

Pensioner, 69, died in hospital toilet after gall bladder operation 'because NHS targets led to confusion over who was treating him' David Pattrick, 69, found dead, face down in vomit and faeces, in cubicleWent to Colchester General Hospital in Essex for operation in Dec. 2010Professor Roger Motson blames NHS pool list for 'breeding uncertainty' By Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 14:41 GMT, 21 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:57 GMT, 21 February 2013 Inquest: David Pattrick (pictured with his wife Susan, 64, in Canada in June 2004) was found dead, face down in vomit and faeces, in a toilet cubicle A patient died because of the confusion caused by NHS targets, an inquest heard. David Pattrick, 69, was found dead, face down in vomit and faeces, in a toilet cubicle in Colchester General Hospital in Essex in December 2010, two days after a gall bladder operation

Doctors warn travellers of vaccine shortages for the potentially deadly typhoid fever

Doctors warn travellers of vaccine shortage for deadly typhoid fever Shortage follows a recall by one pharmaceutical company of 88 per cent of its typhoid vaccine stock in OctoberTyphoid fever occurs mostly in developing countries in areas with poor sanitationProves fatal in up to 30 per cent of cases if left untreated | UPDATED: 11:55 GMT, 26 December 2012 Holidaymakers escaping the British winter to exotic climes may struggle to get immunised against typhoid, doctors have warned. There is a UK shortage of the vaccine for the potentially lethal disease, following a recall by pharmaceutical company of 88 per cent of its stock.

Nelson Mandela: South African president Jacob Zuma says anti-apartheid hero is "in good spirits" after two weeks in hospital

Nelson Mandela is 'in good spirits' after two weeks in hospital, says South African president Jacob Zuma Former South African leader is 'looking much better' said President Zuma Mr Mandela had surgery to remove gallstones on December 15 Doctors are happy with Mr Mandela's progress but no date given for release | UPDATED: 11:23 GMT, 25 December 2012 Nelson Mandela is in good spirits and looking much better after more than two weeks in hospital, South Africa President Jacob Zuma said today. Zuma, who visited Mandela on Christmas Day, said in a statement that doctors were happy with the progress the anti-apartheid hero was making. 'We found him in good spirits

Nelson Mandela to spend Christmas in hospital: Ailing apartheid hero still recovering from operation

Nelson Mandela to spend Christmas in hospital: Ailing apartheid hero still recovering from operationFormer South African leader's is to stay in hospital for Christmas DayMr Mandela is said to be improving and responding to treatmentPresident Zuma has said the whole country is behind Mr Mandela | UPDATED: 17:13 GMT, 24 December 2012 Former South Africa leader Nelson Mandela will spend Christmas Day in hospital as he continues to recover from his operation. Mr Mandela's doctors confirmed the news today, the presidency has said in a statement. The anti-apartheid figure was admitted on December 8 to a hospital in Pretoria, the South African capital

Patients" lives in danger due to desperate staff shortages at privately-run out of hours GP services

VERY URGENT, PLEASE HELP! Texts reveal the desperate staff shortages at privately-run out-of-hours GP services putting patients' lives in danger Doctors claim that Harmoni, the largest private provider of urgent care services in England, is so short-staffed that it is regularly unsafeInvestigation uncovered desperate texts, begging staff to come to work Company also alleged to have manipulated its performance data, masking delays in seeing patients and other missed targetsAnd fears that a seven-week old baby may have died due to desperate staff shortages and protocols not being followed | UPDATED: 13:31 GMT, 18 December 2012 Patients' lives are repeatedly being put at risk by out-of-hours care provided by a private company, senior doctors have claimed Patients' lives are repeatedly being put at risk by out-of-hours care provided by a private company, senior doctors have claimed.

Nelson Mandela undergoes successful operation to remove gallstones

Nelson Mandela undergoes successful operation to remove gallstones as he recovers from lung infection 94-year-old had previously been admitted to hospital with lung infection Wife Graca Machel told reporters husband had been 'fading'Spokesman said that Mr Mandela is now 'recovering' | UPDATED: 20:52 GMT, 15 December 2012 Recovering: Nelson Mandela is recovering from an operation to remove gallstones, carried out in a private clinic in Pretoria Nelson Mandela is recovering in hospital after having an operation to remove gallstones. The 94-year-old, who was South Africa's first black president, underwent the surgery at a private clinic in Pretoria. He had previously been hospitalised last Saturday, suffering from a lung infection

Mother who rushed her son to hospital with meningitis symptoms is stunned to receive letter accusing her of wasting NHS time

Family who rushed boy, 7, to A&E with meningitis symptoms are stunned to receive letter accusing them of wasting NHS time Georgina Houghton, 33, called NHS Direct one weekend after son Colby, 7, developed a temperature, vomiting and sensitivity to light Told the little boy might have meningitis and needed to go to A&EDashed to hospital where doctors diagnosed a viral infection Days later Colby received letter from family GP, lambasting him for wasting NHS time and not consulting GP first | UPDATED: 01:32 GMT, 7 December 2012 Her little boy had a temperature, was sensitive to light and so poorly he couldn’t even get out of bed.

Mother, 34, loses an eye 30 years after catching infection from dog mess in a park

Mother, 34, loses an eye 30 years after catching infection from dog mess in a park | UPDATED: 10:36 GMT, 6 December 2012 A mother has lost her eye 30 years after catching a toxic infection caused by dog faeces when she was just four. Nadine Nash, 34, had to have her eye removed and replaced with a prosthetic after spending ten years in agony as her sight deteriorated because of the virulent infection.

Woman goes to doctor with backache…and gives birth six hours later (to a baby five WEEKS overdue)

Woman goes to doctor with backache…and gives birth six hours later (to a baby five WEEKS overdue) Kayleigh Renwick, 24, had actually lost weight and had no idea she was pregnant She was so far gone her placenta had stopped feeding baby Lucy | UPDATED: 16:28 GMT, 26 November 2012 When Kayleigh Renwick visited the doctors with agonising back ache, she assumed she had developed a kidney infection. But just six hours later she was giving birth in hospital. Unbeknown to the 24-year-old nursery nurse, from Stanley, County Durham, already a mum to daughter Grace, she was five weeks overdue.