An appendectomy is the most common emergency operation for children. If the inflamed organ is left, it can burst and lead to death
Once dubbed as a "useless" part of the body, the appendix might have a biological use after all - immunity.
A nurse in Pennsylvania had reportedly scrubbed into surgery while intoxicated earlier this month.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.