Latest Royal Victoria Infirmary Stories

2008-10-09 06:00:38

By Mark Summers PREMATURE-BORN baby Frances Dennis needed a life-saving operation within hours of being born because of a rare condition.

2008-09-23 18:00:37

THE battle over plans for a Tesco superstore on a hospital site stepped up a gear yesterday when protesters handed over 350 objection letters and a 300-signature petition. The Stop Fenham Tesco campaign presented the objections to Newcastle City Council.

2008-09-17 16:51:33

THE plans for the Newcastle General Hospital site are part of the largest healthcare project ever to take place in the North East, it was said yesterday.

2008-06-25 18:03:07

ACTRESS Charlie Hardwick fell victim to pride, not hyperbole, when she referred yesterday to the creation of a jewel in the crown of the North of England. By that she meant the children's hospital being built at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary.

2008-06-24 09:03:23

By MARIE LEVY TEESSIDE parents today welcomed the unveiling of plans for the North-east's first specialist children's hospital - a pounds 100m facility set to revolutionise children's care in the region.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.