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Somerset nurse struck off for failing to dispense morphine

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 09/20/2022 - 06:38
A nurse who failed to administer morphine to a patient before surgery has now been struck off.
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Covid-19 pandemic is over in the US - Joe Biden

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 09/20/2022 - 02:37
The president says there is still "a lot of work" being done to control the virus in the US.
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Uganda's transplant revolution brings hope to thousands

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/19/2022 - 00:10
Until now, anyone needing an organ transplant in Uganda had to travel abroad at huge expense.
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Infected blood transfusions killed 1,820 in UK, study estimates

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 09/17/2022 - 08:35
Study estimates 27,000 people were infected with hepatitis C in UK after surgery in 1970s and 1980s.
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US abortion bans leave grey areas for complicated pregnancies

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 09/16/2022 - 22:04
Women who want to end their pregnancies because of rare complications must navigate strict laws.
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Bigger breakfasts better for controlling appetite, study suggests

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 09/16/2022 - 01:36
People in a trial eating nearly half their daily calories at breakfast were less hungry during the day.
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Smear tests: Women waiting three times longer than they should for results

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 09/15/2022 - 08:33
It means women are waiting more than three times longer than they should for results.
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Anti-obesity strategy to be reviewed due to cost-of-living crisis

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 09/14/2022 - 12:36
It raises concerns plans including a ban on TV advertising of junk food pre-9pm could be scrapped.
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Queen's funeral: Routine hospital care being postponed

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 09/14/2022 - 11:56
Appointments, including for surgery and outpatient clinics, rescheduled because of Queen's funeral.
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Walk and wait is best strategy to stop baby crying

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 09/13/2022 - 16:01
Scientists carry out tests with new parents to find what works best to help crying babies sleep.
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Syria cholera outbreak serious threat to region - UN

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 09/13/2022 - 15:33
It is believed to be linked to people drinking unsafe water from the drought-hit River Euphrates.
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Nottingham maternity review to examine 10 years of baby cases

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 09/13/2022 - 13:55
Senior midwife Donna Ockenden is examining failings by maternity services in Nottingham.
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Margaret Ferrier: MP who exposed public to Covid must do unpaid work

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 09/13/2022 - 11:44
Margaret Ferrier took the train from London to Glasgow after testing positive for the virus.
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Sam Fender cancels shows to focus on mental health

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/12/2022 - 20:21
He apologised to fans and said he and his band were "burnt out" and he needed some time to heal.
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GPs allowed to close on day of Queen's funeral

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/12/2022 - 16:24
But NHS bosses must make sure out-of-hours service is available and care home Covid boosters to continue.
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Experts launch world's largest genetic study of ME

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/12/2022 - 12:10
Academics are seeking 20,000 people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis to take part in the research.
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UK Covid infections lowest since last October

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/12/2022 - 11:38
One in 70 people now has the virus, but not all parts of the UK are still seeing falling infections.
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Listeria warning over ready-to-eat smoked fish

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 09/12/2022 - 11:24
Vulnerable people - including over-65s and pregnant women - should avoid eating it, say food safety advisers.
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Nottingham maternity failings: Hundreds of families contact review team

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 09/10/2022 - 11:13
The review is examining how babies died or were injured at Nottingham hospitals.
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Air pollution cancer breakthrough will rewrite the rules

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 09/10/2022 - 07:56
Research shows that cancers might not always be caused by DNA mutations, as previously thought.
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