Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Council investigates Lidl store branded “disgusting” over rotting food and stained floors

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COUNCIL chiefs are investigating conditions at a Lidl store branded a "disgusting health hazard" after customer pictures showed rotting fruit and stained floors.The images show fruit in an advanced stage of putrefaction, a large...

Mum throws up entire dinner after turning over half-eaten Aldi mushroom and finding mass...

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A DISGUSTED Aldi customer claims she threw up when she turned over a half-eaten mushroom and discovered a mass of maggots.Natalie Blake bought the mushrooms from the firm's store in the Dovecot area of...

Health visitor struck off after putting 20 vulnerable children at “significant risk”

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A SCOTTISH Health visitor has been struck off after she put 20 vulnerable children at 'significant risk'.Roberta Frances Barr accepted allegations made against her involving cases of 20 children and families in Glasgow that...
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Limb-Lengthening Surgery Increasingly Popular with the Vertically Challenged

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The unregulated limb lengthening industry in India is seeing a huge boom as many of its vertically challenged residents have surgery to gain much-needed extra inches. People from other countries are also visiting India...
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Scotland gets to Know its Routes

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Many paths across Scotland are to be significantly upgraded by hundreds of volunteers as Scotland’s walking charity gives out thousands of pounds to a range of community improvement projects.Paths for All has awarded £90,000...

Mum saves choking tot

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A TERRIFIED mother saved her daughter with seconds to spare when she almost strangled to death on a cot bumper.Debbie MacDonald woke to shrieks coming from her one-year-old daughter’s bedroom and rushed over to...

Disease that “rots pet dogs alive” confirmed in Scotland

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VETS have confirmed the first Scottish cases of a deadly disease that rots the flesh of dogs.Three pets have been infected north of the border in the past year, at least one of which...

NHS 24 nurse failed to help pregnant mum who later suffered stillbirth

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A PREGNANT woman gave birth to a stillborn child five days after an NHS 24 nurse recommended she took paracetemol if the pain got any worse.Patricia Pillar told the patient to "call NHS 24...

Sweetie “munchie boxes” for kids slammed as irresponsible

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A HEALTH chief has slammed the “irresponsible” and “breathtakingly dangerous” sale of kids’ munchie boxes filled with sweets and chocolate.Sweet shops have now started producing their own version of the notorious late-night takeaway.Instead of...

Arm Twist Nurse Struck Off

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A NURSE has been struck off he deliberately inflicted pain on an elderly care home resident by twisting his arm behind his back as he sat naked on a toilet.  David McDade bent the arm...

Fury as “exploited” hospital patient shells out £82 for four days’ television

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HOSPITAL chiefs have been accused of exploiting the sick after a patient paid £82 to watch television for four days.Rhona Beattie hoped that watching TV would distract her from the severe pain she was...

Doctors should harvest organs from dead regardless of family wishes says academic

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DOCTORS should harvest organs from dead patients regardless of their families wishes - according to a top academic.At present organ donations in Scotland can only proceed with the permission of the family, whether the...

115% increase in Scots schoolkids needing help with mental health problems

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THE number of Scottish school pupils needing classroom help for mental health problems has more than doubled, shocking new statistics have revealed.New research by the Scottish Government has revealed that in 2011 only 1,086...

One in ten blood donations is wasted in Scotland

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MORE than 10% of blood donated in Scotland is wasted, it has been revealed.Figures show that 10.38% of blood donated by volunteers across Scotland is destroyed for reasons including burst packaging, fridge failure and...
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Things To Consider When Choosing A Medical Specialty

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Sooner or later, every doctor in training gets the that crucial moment where it is time to choose their specialty. A doctor’s specialty is the specific area in which they will spend most of...
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Dental Tourism in Spain: Avoiding the NHS Dentistry Crisis

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Headlines about the NHS dentistry crisis across the UK continue to rage, but it’s no consolation to those patients who do not have access to a dentist—or at least one they can afford.In Scotland,...

Nick Nairn reveals high blood pressure as he can’t follow his own healthy eating...

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TOP Scots chef and healthy eating campaigner Nick Nairn has revealed that he has failed to follow his own advice on healthy eating.The Michelin star winning cook has been a part of a campaign...

Third death at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary from C-diff infection

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A third patient has died from the C-diff infection at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. The infected patient was said to be very unwell from another illness for which they were receiving treatment. There have been 14 cases...
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Elder Home Care: An Alternative to a Traditional Scottish Care Home

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Elder Home Care: An Alternative to a Traditional Scottish Care HomeAs our parents or grandparents grow older, it may become more of a struggle to provide the level of care they deserve every day....
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Mums hit out at claims “children aren’t affected” by virus by sharing images of...

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DESPERATE mums have hit out at people who say “schools are safe” and "children aren't affected" by sharing eye-opening photographs of their Covid-stricken babies.Lucy Fisher, from Hertford, shared photos of her 11-month-old son Albie...
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