Latest NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Stories

2008-07-02 15:00:51

By STEWART PATERSON A REVIEW of anaesthetic services at a hospital is to be carried out before health officials can move to a public consultation on the downgrading of services.

2008-06-25 12:03:12

By STEWART PATERSON A SENIOR health board official has admitted shortcomings over the Clostridium Difficile outbreak that has led to the deaths of 17 people in the past seven months.

2008-06-23 06:00:30

By Lyndsay Moss A HOSPITAL ward has been closed to new patients in Glasgow after the emergence of a new case of the Clostridium difficile bug. Four patients at the Victoria Infirmary have now tested positive for the infection.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.