Mother who was in agony after childbirth discovers doctors left placenta inside her for EIGHT WEEKS Elizabeth Hart said her doctors failed to deliver her placenta after she had daughter PoppyWas in agony for two months but said doctors at Queen's Hospital, Romford, refused to examine her when she went to A&EFinally diagnosed after saw a private gynaecologist who delivered placenta By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 15:07 GMT, 7 February 2013 | UPDATED: 02:01 GMT, 8 February 2013 Doctors failed to spot that Elizabeth Hart had a retained placenta after she gave birth to daughter Poppy A mother has described her suffering after bungling medics left her placenta inside her – for two agonising months. Elizabeth Hart, 30, says doctors failed to spot the potentially fatal complication when she gave birth to daughter Poppy. In the eight weeks that followed, her battle with constant pain and exhaustion left her unable to breastfeed
'Fighting fit' British police officer, 32, dies after collapsing on French ski holiday PC Richard Williams, 32, died yesterday after collapsing in FranceHe was on a skiing holiday in Val d'Isre with colleaguesPolice pay tribute to a 'much-loved son, brother and cherished colleague' By Sean O'hare PUBLISHED: 11:17 GMT, 23 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:21 GMT, 23 January 2013 A police officer has collapsed and died while on a skiing holiday in Val d'Isre, France.
Pregnant mentally disabled woman allowed to have baby after High Court ruled doctors could not force termination as she has capacity to make own decision Mr Justice Hedley said if she could not care for the baby then society couldThe NHS said that the termination was 'urgent' as her life is in dangerThe unnamed patient has sickle cell disease and has suffered several strokesDoctors claimed that she is unable to take decision herself But High Court rules mother has ability to decide on 'continuation or termination of pregnancy' By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 15:04 GMT, 10 January 2013 | UPDATED: 03:51 GMT, 11 January 2013 A pregnant woman with severe learning difficulties will not be forced to have an abortion after the High Court ruled she has the mental capacity to decide if she wants the baby. Doctors applied for an order to allow them to terminate her pregnancy claiming the child is endangering her life.
I WILL agree to radiotherapy if my son has cancer, says mum who ran away to stop him receiving the life-saving treatment | UPDATED: 22:57 GMT, 9 December 2012 Sally Roberts, 37, at the High Court last week. She sparked a nationwide hunt when she disappeared with her seven-year-old son, who is recovering from the removal of a large brain tumour The mother who went on the run with her son to prevent him being given radiotherapy has dramatically relented – saying last night that she would allow doctors to perform the potentially life-saving treatment if his cancer had returned.
Horrific X-ray shows rusty litter pick embedded in man’s eye after he fell on itWang Chenggen fell face-first onto the huge metal hook The rusty metal curve embedded itself 5cm into his eye-socketMiraculously avoided damaging his eye and will make a full recovery | UPDATED: 13:52 GMT, 7 December 2012 A Chinese man almost blinded himself in one eye after impaling it on a giant metal hook. Wang Chenggen was using the rusty hook to pick up rubbish when he slipped and fell face first onto it. The bizarre accident happened in Harbin, in China's Heilongjiang Province
This one's going to be trouble! Unborn baby shocks expectant parents when scan shows it making rude one-finger gestureFoetus snapped yawning, shadow boxing and giving X-factor-style saluteParents concerned their child will become a 'hell raiser' | UPDATED: 13:48 GMT, 7 December 2012 If you thought babies only turned terrible at two, think again. Anne-Marie and Ben Roland's unborn baby is already proving a handful after it was caught making a rude one-finger gesture during a routine ultrasound scan. The cheeky foetus shocked its expectant parents, from St John's Wood, in north London, when it was captured raising its middle digit halfway through 25-year-old Anne-Marie's 28 week scan
Dying swine flu victim's pleas to go to hospital ignored THREE times by paramedics Niyousha Haki was seen on three separate occasions after concerned relatives dialled 999Despite having 'grossly abnormal' temperature and elevated heart rate, they judged her symptoms to be ‘non-life threatening’She died a day later after suffering a cardiac arrest | UPDATED: 23:30 GMT, 4 December 2012 A young woman with swine flu died after her desperate pleas to be taken to hospital were ignored three times by paramedics. Niyousha Haki, 28, had a ‘grossly abnormal’ temperature and an elevated heart rate, but while family members repeatedly called 999, medics insisted her symptoms were ‘non-life-threatening’ and caused partly by anxiety
Mother reveals the terrifying moment she realised her baby had whooping cough Poppy's condition was missed three times because her chest appeared clearAfter a doctor detected the 'whooping' sound she was rushed to hospital, where she was diagnosed with a collapsed lungShe suffered from water retention, which made her body double in sizePoppy is finally on the road to recovery | UPDATED: 19:42 GMT, 30 November 2012 Enlarge Fighting: Poppy Webber pictured in hospital being treated for whooping cough A new mother told of the terrifying moment she took her two-week-old baby to doctors with a chest infection to be told the youngster had whooping cough. Aimee Webber, 26, took her daughter Poppy to Kent Elms Health Centre, in Southend, Essex three times, but the condition went undetected. The youngster's clear chest meant medics never even considered she might be suffering from whooping cough