Patient, 21, died after calling 999 from hospital bed when 'staff refused him oxygen'

A 21-YEAR-OLD died after calling 999 while in hospital because nursing staff refused his request for oxygen, an inquest has heard. Doctors say the football stats analyst, who who was in hospital for sepsis which triggered a sickle cell crisis, most likely would have survived had he been given the right treatment. Evan Nathan Smith had gone to North Middlesex […]

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Elderly cancer patient says she’s hit ‘brick wall’ trying to get COVID vaccine in NY

More On: COVID vaccine Pharmacist accused of sabotaging COVID-19 vaccines has license suspended What to expect in Biden’s sweeping economic rescue package Hotels want to roll out COVID-19 vaccines NY Rep. diagnosed with COVID after getting vaccine An 83-year-old Long Island woman with cancer says she’s run into a “brick wall” trying to get the coronavirus vaccine this week amid […]

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Heart attack patient dies after FDNY truck collides with ambulance in Brooklyn

A heart attack patient died early Thursday after an FDNY ladder truck collided with the ambulance that was rushing him to the hospital in Brooklyn, according to police and fire officials. The fire truck, Ladder 102, was heading to a nearby blaze when it slammed into the driver’s side of the ambulance at Myrtle and Throop avenues in Bedford-Stuyvesant just […]

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Third cancer patient dies, seven more staff test positive after coronavirus outbreak at The Alfred

A third cancer patient has died at The Alfred in Melbourne after contracting coronavirus, with the latest fatality while undergoing chemotherapy at the hospital. Several more hospital workers have also been infected with the virus as the fallout from a deadly outbreak in the oncology ward continues. A third cancer patient has died at The Alfred in Melbourne after contracting […]

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Patient describes scene like a 'horror film' as her ward was evacuated

Mother with life-threatening kidney failure says her hospital ward turned into ‘horror scene’ as it was evacuated by nurses who were told there were NO MASKS or protective gear – after patient tested positive for Covid-19 Lisa Hicks, 42, from Basildon, suffers from life-threatening lupus nephritis stage 4/5 kidney failure The mother-of-four was sent home with antibiotics and told to only […]

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Bereaved coronavirus patient cries as Spanish hospital turns her away

Elderly woman bursts into tears as she is turned away from a Madrid hospital because she was ‘not sick enough’ to be treated for coronavirus – hours after her husband died Footage showed the heartbroken woman gasping outside a hospital in Madrid  Her children comforted her outside despite risk of being infected themselves  Hospitals have had to ration beds in […]

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