Apple store construction crew stunned by discovery of 15th century hospital ruins
Apple's retail store building crew got a surprise when they uncovered the remains of a 15th century hospital on the site where the company's newest Madrid store was being built. The hospital, originally known as San Andres hospital, was used…
Hospital housing Yorkshire Ripper and Robert Napper given 22 Wii consoles
Broadmoor Hospital, an asylum housing criminally insane inhabitants such as the "Yorkshire Ripper" Peter Sutcliffe and murderer Robert Napper has been given 22 Nintendo Wii consoles. The total cost of the consoles amounts to £5,000 of UK tax payer's money….
New mobile system for seniors uses sensors and GPS to detect and respond to falls
The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute has designed a mobile phone system for the elderly which can detect if the user has fallen, and take emergency action. The phone needs to be carried on a belt worn by the user….
Royal Free Hospital uses SMS text messaging for confidential appointments
The Royal Free Hospital in north west London has started using SMS text messaging to allow patients to quickly and anonymously arrange appointments at their Sexual Health Clinic. Under new Government legislation, these clinics are required to offer patients an…