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Outdated mental health facilities at Basildon hospital to be upgraded | Anglia

Out of date mental health facilities at Basildon hospital will be upgraded, thanks to £400 million of government funding.

Dormitories will be replaced with single en-suite rooms.

It is hoped this will help to reduce the duration of patients’ stays, as well as improving infection control.Health Secretary and West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock said it will improve safety and give patients the “dignity they deserve.”

“Mental health staff have worked tirelessly throughout the pandemic to keep mental health services open 24/7 so that those most in need can continue to get vital support”, Matt Hancock said.

“Not only will the new single rooms improve the individual care we can offer patients, they will provide a better environment for our hardworking staff too.”

The funding will replace outdated mental health dormitories with single en-suite rooms

The government says £400 million of funding will be committed across the country over the

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Ex-N.J. Gov. Chris Christie stays in hospital for 6th day with COVID-19. Murphy calls him a ‘Jersey fighter.’

As former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spends his sixth day in a hospital being treated for COVID-19, current Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday his predecessor is “the quintessential Jersey fighter.”

Christie’s exact condition remains unknown and it’s still unclear what course of treatment he’s receiving. The 58-year-old hasn’t tweeted since Saturday, and doctors, family, and friends have not made any public announcements about how he’s doing.

But a source familiar with the situation told NJ Advance Media on Wednesday that Christie was in good spirits, getting good care, and is not on a ventilator.

Multiple sources said there were no changes as of Thursday afternoon.

Murphy, a Democrat who succeeded Republican Christie in 2018, said he “exchanged notes” with Christie on Wednesday night but has “no further insight” into his condition.

“I shot him a note, as I had done a couple of days earlier, just to say that

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Wisconsin activates field hospital at suburban Milwaukee fairgrounds as coronavirus surge continues

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin health officials announced Wednesday that a field hospital will open next week at the state fairgrounds near Milwaukee as a surge in COVID-19 cases threatens to overwhelm hospitals.

Wisconsin has become a hot spot for the disease over the last month, ranking third nationwide this week in new cases per capita over the last two weeks. Health experts have attributed the spike to the reopening of colleges and K-12 schools as well as general fatigue over wearing masks and socially distancing.

State Department of Health Services Secretary Andrea Palm told reporters during a video conference that the facility will open on Oct. 14.

“We hoped this day wouldn’t come, but unfortunately, Wisconsin is in a much different, more dire place today and our healthcare systems are beginning to become overwhelmed by the surge of COVID-19 cases,” Democratic Gov. Tony Evers said in a statement. “This

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Neighbors object to converting St. Paul hospital into shelter

Lynne Snediker and Richard Fuerstenberg live in a condo across the street from Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood, with a view of the hospital’s manicured park and sculptures.

They fear what will happen if Ramsey County moves forward with plans to convert the hospital into a homeless shelter.

“We are envisioning tents [with] extra trash, loitering and drugs,” Snediker said.

“This neighborhood has embraced the disadvantaged for a long time,” said Fuerstenberg, listing nearby halfway houses, shelters and subsidized housing.

The two were among more than 230 people who attended a virtual community meeting Thursday to discuss the plan. Concerns about rising crime, declining property values and harm to the surrounding neighborhood dominated the 90-minute discussion led by Ramsey County Commissioner Trista MatasCastillo and County Manager Ryan O’Connor.

On the heels of Fairview Health’s announcement this week that it will close Bethesda and eliminate 900 jobs across its

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Dygert released from hospital after championship crash

(Reuters) – U.S. cyclist Chloe Dygert was released from a Bologna hospital on Thursday and will return home a week after suffering a severe leg injury in a crash in the time trial race at the world championships.



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Dygert, the 2019 time trial world champion, had looked well on her way to defending her crown when she crashed during a fast descent on the 31.7 km course last Thursday in Imola, Italy.

The 23-year-old 10-times world champion suffered a deep gash above her left knee.

After being treated on the scene she was transported to one of the largest trauma centres in Italy where she underwent surgery on the laceration.

“It’s been a rough few days and I’m ready to return home now to begin my recovery,” said Dygert in statement posted by USA Cycling. “I want to say thank you

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Coronavirus: Sixth patient dies with Covid-19 at Daisy Hill Hospital

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Six patients have died as a result of a Covid-19 outbreak in the hospital’s male medical ward

A sixth patient from Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry has died after testing positive for Covid-19.

Thirteen patients linked to the County Down hospital’s male medical ward have tested positive for the virus.

Twenty eight members of staff from the ward have tested positive for coronavirus, and 28 staff contacts are self-isolating.

A total of 341 staff members have been tested, the Southern Health Trust has confirmed.

A trust spokesperson expressed “profound sorrow” to the family of the patient who died.

“We can confirm that the independent Serious Adverse Incident review is currently underway and all deaths will be included as part of this process,” the spokesperson said.

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14 patients have tested positive for Covid-19 at Craigavon Hospital

Six people have also died

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Coronavirus: Donald Trump in hospital after positive Covid-19 test

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Why people are worried about President Donald Trump and coronavirus?

US President Donald Trump remains in hospital for treatment after testing positive for coronavirus.

The President was flown to a military hospital on Friday 2 October and a spokesperson from the White House said Mr Trump “was fatigued but in good spirits” and his doctor said “the president is doing very well.”

There have however, been concerns over comments made by his doctors that he could return home on Monday 5 October.

This is because it has been revealed that his condition might be more serious than previously thought. It has been reported that he has received extra oxygen twice, and taken the steroid treatment dexamethasone, which is normally only given to serious cases, according to experts.

On Sunday, President Trump made a

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Trump, stricken by COVID-19, flown to military hospital

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stricken by COVID-19, a feverish and fatigued President Donald Trump was flown to a military hospital Friday night after being injected with an experimental drug combination in treatment at the White House.



President Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up as he leaves the White House to go to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after he tested positive for COVID-19, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)


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President Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up as he leaves the White House to go to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after he tested positive for COVID-19, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

In a day of whipsaw events, the president who has spent months downplaying the threat of the virus was forced to cancel all campaign events a month before the election as he fought a virus that has killed more than 205,000 Americans and is hitting others in his orbit as well.

The White House said Trump’s expected stay of “a few days” at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center was precautionary and that he

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Ivanka and Eric Trump Call Father A ‘Warrior’ As President Taken to Walter Reed Hospital: ‘Love You Dad’

President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump and his son Eric Trump both called their father a “warrior” on Friday afternoon as he was taken to the Walter Reed National Military Center in Bethesda, Maryland.



Eric Trump, Ivanka Trump, Jim Jordan are posing for a picture: Eric Trump and Ivanka Trump, shown here at the first 2020 presidential debate this week, both called their father, Donald Trump, a "warrior" in his fight with COVID-19.


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Eric Trump and Ivanka Trump, shown here at the first 2020 presidential debate this week, both called their father, Donald Trump, a “warrior” in his fight with COVID-19.

Trump, 74, arrived at the hospital this afternoon, hours after announcing he tested positive for the coronavirus in the early hours of Friday morning. First lady Melania Trump also tested positive, but she will be quarantining at the White House while the president is expected to spend “a few days” at the hospital. Officials called the move precautionary.

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St. Jude Walk/Run unites nation for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

St. Jude Walk/Run unites nation for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 24, 2020

Participants from all 50 states, Puerto Rico lace up for virtual fitness event

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — This year’s St. Jude Walk/Run, with Target returning as the national series sponsor, is bringing the country closer together Saturday, Sept. 26, in a virtual way thanks to innovation and a whole lot of heart from supporters of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®.

Around the country, participants in this year’s St. Jude Walk/Run are encouraged to take part in the Sept. 26 virtual event at their own speed, distance and style—and always with a smile, like St. Jude patient Keeton. A St. Jude Walk/Run mobile app, available in the Apple app store and on Google Play, allows participants to access augmented reality activities, attend the opening ceremony and tour St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Around the country, participants in this year’s St. Jude Walk/Run are encouraged to take part in the Sept. 26 virtual event at their own speed, distance and style—and always with a smile, like St. Jude patient Keeton. A St. Jude Walk/Run mobile app, available in the Apple app store and on Google Play, allows participants to access augmented reality activities, attend the opening ceremony and tour
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