Researchers from the University of the West of England in Bristol have developed an online consulting room with virtual patients to help doctors spot signs of cancer. Doctors will access the simulation, called GP Sim, from home in their own time to improve their diagnostic skills.
The parents of a seven year old boy have tonight reacted with anger and dismay at a report that says staff shortages at the Bristol Children's Hospital may have contributed to the tragic death of their son.
Luke Jenkins was expected to make a full recovery after a successful heart operation at the hospital, but he suffered a cardiac arrest within a week. Today's report lists a catalogue of errors, including lack of staff over a Bank Holiday weekend. Nicola Hendy reports.
A school evacuated, after more than 25 children fell ill, is due to reopen tomorrow. Emergency Services were called to Manor Primary School at Coalpit Heath this afternoon (July 9th) after children started to suffer from headaches and nausea.
South Gloucestershire Council says gas safety checks are being carried out as a precaution. The school is due to reopen tomorrow.
Twenty six school children have been treated by paramedics at a primary school following its evacuated after several children started feeling ill. South Gloucestershire Council says carbon monoxide poisoning is one of the potential causes being investigated.
South Western Ambulance Service was called to the school this afternoon after to reports of a 10-year-old feeling unwell. They treated 26 children in total for headaches and nausea. All of the children have since been released from their care and none of them were taken to hospital.
Emergency services are investigating several possible causes, including carbon monoxide poisoning.
A school in South Gloucestershire has been evacuated after several children fell ill during the morning. Emergency services were called to The Manor School in Coalpit Heath just before 2pm this afternoon, including two vehicles from the chemical response unit.
The Manor School in Coalpit Heath has been evacuated this afternoon after a number of children fell ill over the course of the morning. Emergency services are attending the school and parents have been notified. Further updates will be provided when available.