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Infected Blood Inquiry: Rishi Sunak to give evidence

Wed, 07/26/2023 - 01:28
Rishi Sunak is expected to answer questions on why bereaved families have not received compensation.
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Wall squats better at lowering blood pressure

Wed, 07/26/2023 - 01:07
All exercise is good for blood pressure but research suggests strength training is most effective.
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Faulty concrete fears at 250 NHS Scotland sites

Tue, 07/25/2023 - 15:16
The buildings could contain a material which NHS Scotland warns is vulnerable to "catastrophic failure".
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AI: Researchers train artificial intelligence to help detect breast cancer

Tue, 07/25/2023 - 09:50
A cancer charity said despite AI's "bad name" its potential use in radiology was "phenomenal".
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Seven children hit by measles outbreak at Stoke-on-Trent school

Tue, 07/25/2023 - 08:56
None of the children had received the MMR vaccination, the UK Health Security Agency says.
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NHS trust to review all suicides since 2017

Tue, 07/25/2023 - 05:48
The trust was accused of changing Charles Ndhlovu's records after he took his own life.
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Radiographers begin 48-hour strike in England

Tue, 07/25/2023 - 00:39
Staff at 37 NHS trusts in England will walk out over pay, from 08:00 on Tuesday.
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Surge in ill health will have major impact on NHS

Tue, 07/25/2023 - 00:35
The number living with serious health conditions will rise nine times faster than those of healthy working age.
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Reports of modern slavery double in UK care sector

Tue, 07/25/2023 - 00:29
A victim paid just £2 an hour describes her ordeal as investigators make the care industry a "top priority".
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Manx Care says key services to be maintained during strike by nurses

Mon, 07/24/2023 - 14:15
Essential services will operate during strike action by nurses over a pay dispute, Manx Care says.
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Infected blood scandal: Bereaved relatives in government compensation plea

Mon, 07/24/2023 - 10:39
Relatives are calling for wider compensation for those caught up in the infected blood scandal.
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Leeds council homes to be checked for Radon gas risk

Mon, 07/24/2023 - 06:09
Leeds City Council is carrying out precautionary checks at more than 9,000 homes.
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NHS discharges: Reasons for hospital departure delays revealed

Mon, 07/24/2023 - 06:00
Lack of beds in other settings, transport and paperwork are among causes of NHS discharge delays.
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Kent man with depression calls for ketamine prescriptions

Mon, 07/24/2023 - 05:53
Ketamine is licensed to be used as an anaesthetic but has a reputation as an illegal party drug.
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Baby loss in pregnancy: Pledge to store remains in dignified way

Sat, 07/22/2023 - 08:03
A government commitment comes after reports of women being advised to store remains in the fridge.
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Some NHS temporary staff miss out on full pay deal

Fri, 07/21/2023 - 01:32
A lump sum of at least £1,655 has failed to reach the pay packets of some "bank" nurses, who fill rota gaps.
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Bedfordshire man who ignored home cancer test gets bowel cancer

Thu, 07/20/2023 - 12:28
Stephen Sweetlove says he was reluctant to seek help because did not want to "burden the NHS".
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Penrith man, 64, qualifies to become paramedic

Thu, 07/20/2023 - 07:26
Peter Watters is one of 200 university students who have just finished a two-year degree apprenticeship.
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Row over British Journal of Psychiatry abortion paper saw panel quit

Thu, 07/20/2023 - 05:58
The panel resigned over controversial research about abortion and women's mental health.
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Covid Inquiry: What have we learnt so far?

Thu, 07/20/2023 - 01:55
The first phase of the Covid Inquiry has come to an end. What have we learnt over the past six weeks?
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