Woman dies after waiting nine hours for hospital bed in Tasmania

A woman is dead after waiting nine hours for a bed at Launceston General Hospital. The woman aged in her 70s was taken to hospital by ambulance on Friday night but died about 9am Saturday after being ramped at the emergency department, the union representing Tasmanian paramedics said. She could not receive appropriate care in … Read more

Elon Musk says he is ‘fairly nocturnal,’ goes to bed about 3 a.m. and only sleeps for 6 hours a day

Elon Musk says he is “fairly nocturnal” and only sleeps about 6 hours a day. He told The Full Send podcast he usually goes to bed about 3 am and gets up around 9 am Elon Musk says he is “fairly nocturnal” and only sleeps about six hours a day. The world’s richest man made … Read more

Dog survived home inferno after hiding under bed for four hours as fire raged during heatwave

A lucky dog ​​named Dickie miraculously survived a fire that destroyed his owner’s home during the heatwave on Tuesday by hiding under a bed for four hours. Edmund Penrose had to be dragged away from his home in Maltby, South Yorkshire, as an intense fire spread from nearby grassland and ripped through at least three … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond is reducing store hours and turning down the air conditioning to cut costs, analysts say

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is turning down the air conditioning at its stores in order to save cash, according to Bank of America analysts who conducted channel checks and store visits. Other measures the company is taking include reducing store hours, with locations opening at 11am rather than 10am, cutting worker hours and canceling … Read more

A thousand patients a DAY are waiting 12 hours for a bed in A&E, new report warns

A thousand patients a DAY are waiting 12 hours for a bed in A&E as new report warns of ‘serious and dangerous levels of crowding’ in hospitals RCEM said the ‘alarming’ number of people left waiting shows the ‘deep crisis’ It said that its figures highlight ‘serious and dangerous levels of crowding’ It warned that … Read more

Woman left in bed for 15 hours after support workers fail to show up

Andy MacDonald/Stuff Rebekah Smith waited hours for a support worker. Eventually, she called the CEO of Healthcare New Zealand for help. Waiting for a support worker to get her out of bed, Rebekah Smith felt vulnerable. Smith, who described herself as a “high-needs client”, is disabled and uses a wheelchair. Two or three times each … Read more

Disabled grandfather spends 18 hours a day in bed during two-year wait for operation

A disabled grandfather has been left waiting two years for an operation on a sore which has left him bed-bound for up to 18 hours a day. Danny Sullivan says he has no idea when he will finally be called for his long-awaited surgery. The 75-year-old from Kings Heath in Birmingham says the sore has … Read more