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A teenage father who murdered his "perfect" newborn son in a drink-fuelled rage before eating toast in a state of elation has been sentenced to life imprisonment.Doulton Phillips, 17, bit Reggie on the nose causing a "gaping wound" and violently shook and swung him in a two-hour example of "callous…
A hospital has launched a specialised emergency department to provide dedicated care for elderly patients.The new frailty unit was set up at Southampton General Hospital to assess and provide a treatment plan for older patients.Normally 25 people over the age of 80 attend for emergency treatment at the hospital every…
A coroner has ruled that an 88-year-old woman who died after a five-hour wait in an ambulance and two hours on a hospital trolley did not suffer from neglect and died of natural causes.Josephine Smalley (pictured) endured the wait at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, Hampshire, after her family…
A new exhibition which challenges stereotypes of Roma, Gypsy and Traveller communities will take place in Portsmouth this month. The exhibition is part of a British Academy funded project looking at how to challenge common stereotypes and is led by Dr Annabel Tremlett with co-investigator John Oates (Open University) and…
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a university lecturer. Police were called to the home of Dr Barry Hounsome in Southcroft Road, Gosport, Hampshire, at 5.30pm on Monday. A murder inquiry was launched after the death of the health science lecturer who died of a head…
Prisoners are merely being "warehoused" at a jail where they are kept in squalid conditions for up to 23 hours a day, a watchdog report has warned. Under a restricted regime, inmates at HMP Winchester are often let out of their cells for only three quarters of an hour a…
A hospital trust has apologised after the wife of a Sky News presenter was sent a letter inviting her to a breast cancer screening weeks after she died from the disease. Colin Brazier shared on Twitter a letter addressed to his late wife, Jo, sent by Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust.…
Nine people have been arrested, including six youths aged between 13 and 17, as part of a police probe into the sexual exploitation of teenagers. Officers carried out a series of raids in Portsmouth and Havant on Tuesday as part of the inquiry. Hampshire Police said a number of victims…
A former choirmaster accused of child sex offences in California will be freed from jail just days ahead of his extradition to the US. Roger Giese, who is in his forties and was born in America, was released on bail by a High Court judge on Tuesday ahead of his…
The loss of a loved one is a devastating life experience for anyone but for the 1.5 million people in the UK with a learning disability it is additionally bewildering, frightening, and upsetting. It is important that the wide range of professionals who support people with learning disabilities have the…
Local health heroes have been honoured by NHS leaders on the eve of the health service's 70th anniversary celebrations. MPs from around England nominated people or organisations from their constituencies who have made innovations or provided high-quality care. NHS England received hundreds of nominations for the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards, which…
Two teenage girls have been arrested after ambulance crews were pelted with bricks, glass and furniture as they attended what turned out to be a hoax call. The rapid response car and an ambulance were sent by South Central Ambulance Service to a house in Stranding Street, Eastleigh, Hampshire, at…
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