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Waste collection costs double after firm’s collapse

The cost of collecting hospital medical waste in Scotland has more than doubled since the collapse of Healthcare Environmental Services, figures show. The Lanarkshire-based company went to the wall after becoming embroiled in a waste stockpiling scandal. Contingency measures to remove waste from every hospital, GP surgery, dental practice and pharmacy in Scotland were put… Read More »

Woman suddenly wakes after 28 years

A Middle Eastern woman who was left in a vegetative state following a car crash has regained full consciousness after 28 years. Munira Abdulla suffered a severe brain injury in 1991 after a bus rammed into the car she was travelling home in. Ms Abdulla had picked her four-year-old son, Omar, up from school in… Read More »