Stand clear: heart surgeon Francis Wells at work, pictured in one of a series of photographs taken during a single week. The pictures form one of three exhibitions linking art and medicine on show at Buckingham- shire Art Gallery until 6 December. Paintings depicting stages of breast cancer and work by long-term hospitalised children are also on show.

Patients at a Scottish hospital have been asked to bring in their own quilts and duvets after managers admitted running out of bed linen. Staff at Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride had to phone patients who were about to be admitted and ask them if they could supply their own bedding after a delivery failed to turn up.