A third of mothers with mesh implant complications rely on their children to care for them and nearly half have suicidal thoughts, according to a survey into an operation routinely given on the NHS for 20 years.
There are warnings about the potential impact Brexit could have on Cambridgeshire, with possible fuel and medicine shortages, as well as the likelihood of a lack of care workers, cleaners, and other key staff.
The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) has re-launched its ‘Don’t Choose to Abuse’ campaign, highlighting the abuse ambulance staff receive after more than 1,000 incidents were reported last year.
Government funds coming into Cambridgeshire will provide a £100 million children’s hospital on the Addenbrooke’s Hospital site in Cambridge and £25 million to expand Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon.
A man swindled £350,000 out of the NHS by lying about “almost everything” including having cancer and a war record exposed when colleagues discovered he bought medals off the internet, was jailed for five years.
Confusion over what patients should do with sharps bins and used pads is setting in across Fenland after patients in Chatteris and Wisbech were told they can no longer take them to chemists or GP surgeries.