Tag Archives: Family
11 November 2012 Last updated at 19:24 ET A “postcode lottery” is seeing some children denied a life-saving cancer treatment merely because of where they live. Doctors in Germany and the US are pioneering a new antibody treatment for neuroblastoma, one of the deadliest forms of childhood cancer.
10 November 2012 Last updated at 19:25 ET More than a third of women who become depressed during their pregnancy have suicidal thoughts, suggests a snapshot survey carried out by the Royal College of Midwives and Netmums. The poll of 260 mothers with antenatal depression found they were at greater risk of worsening mental health problems then women with postnatal depression. Only 22% sought help from their GP.
5 November 2012 Last updated at 15:42 ET A hospital is under scrutiny in the High Court after a man alleged two “do not resuscitate” (DNR) orders were put on his wife’s notes without consent. David Tracey, 65, made the allegation against Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The trust said a doctor did seek consent from Janet Tracey, 63, who was being treated at Addenbrooke’s Hospital for lung cancer and a fractured neck.