Malala reunited with friend

Malala Yousufzai, the 15-year-old girl shot in the head by the Taliban in Pakistan, has been reunited with her lifelong friend who was injured in the same attack.

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Details of Malala's next phase of surgery revealed

Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital has revealed details of the next phase of surgery for the Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai.

Malala leaving hospital to live with her family in Birmingham Credit: REUTERS/Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham/Handout

The surgery will involve fitting a specially-moulded titanium plate to replace a missing section of her skull after she survived being shot a point blank range.

Surgeons will also be fitting a small electronic device to improve hearing in her left ear.

Taliban schoolgirl victim will 'adjust to having freedom'

Malala Yousafsai, the 15-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, was discharged from hospital in Birmingham on Thursday.

She was flown here for specialist treatment after she was targeted by a gunman for campaigning for better education for girls.

Malala and her family are now set to remain in the UK as her father Ziauddin Yousafzai has been appointed as Pakistan's education attache at the Consulate in Birmingham.

The family have been receiving death threats from the Taliban since Malala's attack.

The CEO of women's charity The Derby Women's Centre gives an insight into the adjustments Malala may have to make to live in the UK, one of which is 'getting used to' freedom.

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Hopes to see Malala "out and about in Birmingham"

A schoolgirl from Pakistan who was shot in the head by the Taliban, has been released from hospital in Birmingham .

15-year-old Malala Yousufzai was discharged from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital yesterday.

She'll continue her rehabilitation at her family's temporary home in the West Midlands.

She'll be re-admitted in late January or early February to undergo reconstructive surgery.

Doctor: Malala is a strong young woman

Speaking after Malala was discharged from hospital in Birmingham this morning, Dr Dave Rosser said:

“Malala is a strong young woman and has worked hard with the people caring for her to make excellent progress in her recovery.

“Following discussions with Malala and her medical team, we decided that she would benefit from being at home with her parents and two brothers.

“She will return to the hospital as an outpatient and our therapies team will continue to work with her at home to supervise her onward care.”

– Dr Dave Rosser, Medical Director, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

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Malala Yousafzai discharged from hospital in pictures

Malala thanking nurses at the hospital Credit: QE Hospital

Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani girl being treated after being shot in the head by the Taliban, has been discharged from hospital in Birmingham.

She has been treated by specialist doctors at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital since she was shot in October.

Malala giving the nurses a hug Credit: QE Hospital

Medics have decided she is now well enough to leave hospital and be treated as an outpatient.

Malala leaving as an outpatient Credit: QE Hospital

Malala discharged from Hospital

Malala Yousafsai, the 15-year-old Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban, has been discharged from hospital in Birmingham.

She was flown here for specialist treatment after she was targeted by a gunman for campaigning for better education for girls.

Doctors at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital have decided she is now well enough to be treated as an outpatient.

Reconstructive surgery for schoolgirl Taliban victim

Malala was shot in Pakistan after she spoke out in support of education for girls Credit: PA

A 15-year-old girl shot in the head by the Taliban will undergo reconstructive surgery in the next month, her doctors say.

Malala Yousafzai was shot in Pakistan in October and transferred to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for further specialist treatment, where she remains.

Doctors say Malala will undergo cranial reconstruction surgery in late January or early February as part of her long-term recovery.

Meanwhile, the schoolgirl is likely to secure permanent residence in the UK after her father was granted a job with the Pakistani consulate in Birmingham.

Ziauddin Yousafzai has been appointed Education Attache for three years, with the option of an extension for a further two years afterwards.

Both he and his daughter have received death threats by the Taliban, since the shooting.

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