Hospitals

The victim of a savage knife attack could lose the use of both hands after he tried to defend himself from the blows. Allistar Montague, 30, suffered a fractured skull, severe loss of blood and underwent...

An urgent care centre at Skegness Hospital in Lincolnshire was placed under lockdown over coronavirus exposure fears. Reports say patients were being turned away at the hospital in the Lincolnshire seaside...

Viagra causes visual side-effects such as sensitivity to light and colour blindness, warns a new study. Male impotence drug Sildenafil – more commonly known by its trade name, Viagra – is...

A British man aboard a cruise ship anchored in Japan has revealed passengers only learned 10 more people on board had apparently contracted coronavirus from watching the news. Passengers on Carnival's...

A woman suspected of being infected by the coronavirus fled her isolation ward in Austria, prompting a major police hunt. On Tuesday the woman voluntarily came to Salzburg University Medical Center close...

It’s often portrayed as a ‘safer’ alternative to smoking, but a new study may put you off reaching for that e-cigarette. The study, by doctors at Children’s National Hospital in Washington DC,...

A mum posted photos of her mysterious bruises in a heartbreaking final Facebook post before her death at 22. The emotional post saw Sarah Armstrong, 22, warn others of the dangers of acute myeloid leukaemia. ...

A man displaying flu-like symptoms has been escorted off a plane at Dublin Airport amid coronavirus fears. The plane passenger was met by medics upon landing on Saturday evening. It's understood six...

A schoolgirl thought she was “going to die” when she was mauled by a huge Tibetan mastiff known as 'Teddy'. Sarah McCormack fought for her life as she was attacked by the 14-stone beast...

Post-mortem examinations on the bodies of three children found dead in a house have been completed. But police said the interim results are not being published "for operational reasons" and further...

The dad of baby twins who were killed by their own mum has shared a heartbreaking tribute on what would have been their third birthday. Samantha Ford drowned 23-month-old Jake and Chloe in the bath at...

A man is being treated in Belfast after showing symptoms of the deadly coronavirus, which has killed at least 17 people in Asia, it has emerged. He is now the fifth patient to display signs of the condition...

More than 500 patients were taken to hospital after being struck down with a virus sweeping parts of the country. A total of 511 patients were diagnosed with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) between April...

A ten-year-old boy in India has been dubbed a 'human snake' – because a rare condition causes him to shed his skin every month. The youngster, known only as Jagannath, suffers from rare...

A "possessed" driver has rammed his car into a church, crashing into the pews before stopping in front the altar. Video shared on social media reveals the aftermath of the bizarre incident as...

A puppy had to undergo life-saving treatment after she wolfed down a double pack of bourbon biscuits. Owner Jo Higgs, from Bournemouth, Dorset, returned home to find 15-week-old Zeena had eaten all of...