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Abortion: Western Trust sorry for further delay to early medical service

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 09:53
The Western Trust says it is now working towards restarting its early medical abortion clinic this month.
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Tony Hickmott: Autistic man to be released after 21 years in hospital

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 07:18
Mum of Tony Hickmott, who has been held in a secure hospital since 2001, says: "He's coming home."
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Helping others with one-handed life hacks

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 06:46
Chiara Beer makes videos to help people who, like her, have to carry out tasks with one hand.
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Covid inquiry first preliminary hearing to begin

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 01:43
The inquiry's first module looks at pandemic preparedness, as campaigners say lessons must be learned.
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Edenfield Centre: Care watchdog praised bosses at abuse hospital

Tue, 10/04/2022 - 01:16
Inspectors also endorsed staff "values" at a time when the BBC was filming patients being mistreated.
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Covid in Scotland: Judge Lady Poole resigns from inquiry role

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 15:06
Lady Poole was appointed to chair the public inquiry into the handling of the pandemic in Scotland.
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East of England Ambulance Service close to declaring major incident

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 12:30
An ambulance service says it is on the brink of a major incident due to hospital handover delays.
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Cancer-affected women offered skin-tone soft prosthetics

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 11:52
Women of colour being treated at a London hospital can now choose a "softie" to match their skin tone.
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Nobel Prize goes to Svante Paabo for Neanderthal work

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 11:37
Sweden's Svante Paabo wins the prize for discoveries on humanity's extinct relatives.
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Newport: Radiology failures led to baby placed into care

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 06:08
A family from Newport were accused of hurting their six-month-old son due to misdiagnosed X-rays.
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Sheffield: Incurable cancer patient chosen to model for charity campaign

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 05:26
Emma, 41, is fronting a new sportswear brand collection to raise money for a breast cancer charity.
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Cost of living: Young cancer patients 'in a desperate situation'

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 02:25
Young people with cancer say they are struggling with rent and bills because of soaring living costs.
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Can electrical stimulation improve your gym workout?

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 00:01
Whole-body EMS suits are the new big thing in fitness, but do they work?
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UK looks to be winning the fight against monkeypox

Sun, 10/02/2022 - 00:11
New cases continue to fall, thanks to vaccines and vigilance, says a top expert.
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Gene test spared baby unnecessary chemotherapy

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 18:50
It revealed a lump on the newborn's leg was a rare and benign mass called a myofibroma.
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Study offers clues to super-agers' brilliant brains

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 18:00
New research finds a link between larger neurons and exceptional cognitive ability in old age.
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Black and Asian infected blood victims feel let down, inquiry told

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 16:47
Witnesses say medical staff did not believe they were infected with hepatitis C in the UK.
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Covid infections rise by 14% in a week in UK

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 13:35
But there is no clear evidence of an autumn wave starting, says the Office for National Statistics.
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Molly Russell: Social media a factor in teenager's death, coroner says

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 13:14
The death of Molly Russell "should send shockwaves through Silicon Valley", the NSPCC's chief says.
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RSV in children: Parents warned over signs of virus

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 06:33
Respiratory syncytial virus is the most common cause of bronchiolitis in children aged under two.
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