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Take GP service off life support, medics tell Sajid Javid

Medics have taken the unprecedented step of writing to Health Secretary Sajid Javid laying bare the scale of a crisis that is putting patient safety in peril. They say the situation is grave, but will only get worse unless immediate action is taken to address life-threatening concerns. On Sunday 3,569 GPs, retired doctors and GPs […]

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World

Medics battle relentless wave of trauma in Ukrainian town of Borodyanka

Ludmilla Boiko can’t sleep. Every night, before going to bed, she takes pills that eventually shift her into unconsciousness. “No normal person can go through this and come out without traces,” she said. Boiko knows better than most the psychological effects Russia’s invasion has had on people in Ukraine. As the director of a long-standing […]

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World

‘This is Europe’s war’: the foreign volunteer medics on Ukraine frontline

It was the photo of a young girl, dying in a Mariupol hospital after Russian shelling, that made up Martin Wyness’ mind. He had to go and help in Ukraine. Less than three months later, he was in an ambulance racing to save the life of another little girl gravely injured by a Russian attack, […]

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World

Ukraine war: Medic’s shock over Russian tank hospital hit

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Celebrities

Tamzin Outhwaite rushed off by medics after banging head while trapped under ice

Tamzin Outhwaite was rushed away by medics after she banged her head under the ice during the latest episode of Freeze the Fear. The 51-year-old, who soap fans know and love as Mel Owen in EastEnders, is one of the stars braving the experience of a lifetime as they take the plunge in exploring the […]

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World

Inside a Ukraine hospital where medics work as rockets fall

BAKHMUT, Ukraine, May 11 (Reuters) – The hospital in the small Ukrainian town of Bakhmut was never intended to receive queues of ambulances bringing the wounded and traumatised from the front line of Europe’s biggest battlefield. Nor did the volunteer paramedics expect, four months ago, to be shuttling back and forth to the front line […]

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Sports

Rafael Nadal vs Carlos Alcaraz stopped after medics rush to spectator

Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz were forced to stop play with the elder Spaniard 3-1 40-15 up in the second set as paramedics rushed to assist someone in the stands. The world No 9 had taken the opening set 6-2 before going down a break in the second. Nadal was serving at 3-1 up in […]

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Showbiz

Ant McPartlin bandaged up by medics after suffering BGT injury

Britain’s Got Talent host Ant McPartlin was bandaged up by medics after he split his forehead open after headbutting a coconut. The ITV star was standing beside Declan Donnelly at the show’s auditions as he was checked over by the first aid team. Ant had no idea he was bleeding until Dec pointed out the injury. Dozens of […]

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Life Style

Dad who gave himself 70% burns when relationship broke down saved by medics

A dad with 70 per cent burns has been saved by medics – after his world fell apart amid a break-up. Matt Lloyd, aged 54, moved north of the border in Scotland a decade ago. He told Glasgow Live: “The first thing I remember is speaking to my two sons in Birmingham on the phone. […]

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Sports

Monte Carlo Masters ball girl collapses as medics rush to help

A ball girl appeared to faint during Taylor Fritz’s match against Sebastian Korda at the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday. The incident occurred during the closing stages of the contest under the blistering sun in Monaco as the girl in question collapsed to the floor before eventually rising to her feet and walking to leave […]