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BBC reveals ‘some patients visit A&E units only once’

Data obtained under the Freedom of Information Act revealed that thousands of people made just one visit to the same unit in 2012-13. An NHS spokesman said the BBC’s findings on single attendees raised some worrying questions as hospitals struggled to cope.

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Posted: Jan 8th, 2014
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People with Teutonic surnames urged to stay away from ski resorts

Gott im HimmelWith the recent spate of accidents involving German nationals, ski resort officials and safety experts are urging anyone with a Teutonic sounding surname to stay off the slopes.

‘Whether your name is Schmidt, Weiss, Kruft, Jaeger or Heinemann you may be in particular danger,’ said safety official, Klaus Von Gruber at a press conference in the resort of St Moritz today. ‘As a precaution we are urging you to keep away from the Alps or other snow-capped regions around the world.’

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Posted: Jan 6th, 2014
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Disillusioned teen wakes up to the ugly side of vampirism

fangs for nothingThoughts of eternal bliss in the company of vampire heart-throb Robert Pattinson and the ethereal Kristen Stewart swam through her head when 16 year old Trudy Bellamy took her vampire oath at the back of the East Grinstead community centre.

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Posted: Dec 15th, 2013
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Milk teeth loans ‘are aimed at children’, rules OFCOM

Loan company Moola.com has denied targeting under-age borrowers, despite airing their television adverts during Children’s TV, and giving customers the option to secure a pocket-money-day loan against milk teeth.

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Posted: Nov 15th, 2013
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NHS walk-in centres downgraded to crawl-in centres

Crawl-in centres are aimed at low-income working families, the elderly and other socially excluded groups who find it hard to get to an out of town A&E unit. Conveniently situated in vacant high street shops, they are being fitted out with state-of-the-art damp mattresses, mugs of hot-water and a small directory of undertakers and medical negligence claims companies.

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Posted: Nov 13th, 2013
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