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Star and Arthur: MPs' 'extreme' concern at councils over child deaths

Tue, 09/27/2022 - 06:16
A group of MPs writes to ministers following the deaths of Star Hobson and Arthur Labinjo-Hughes.
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Uganda's Ebola outbreak: Trainee doctors go on strike over safety fears

Mon, 09/26/2022 - 17:03
Trainee nurses, pharmacists and doctors at a Ugandan hospital fear their lives are being put at risk.
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Molly Russell: Instagram posts seen by teen were safe, Meta says

Mon, 09/26/2022 - 16:06
The 14-year-old girl viewed material about self-harm and suicide before she took her own life.
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Kevin Sinfield: Rugby league star to run ultra marathons for MND

Mon, 09/26/2022 - 15:53
The rugby league star aims to run 300 miles (482km) in a week to raise funds for motor neurone disease research.
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Hundreds recalled over shoulder op concerns at Walsall hospital

Mon, 09/26/2022 - 06:40
Some patients have lost the full use of their arm after surgery at Walsall Manor Hospital.
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NHS Scotland strikes are last resort, says union leader

Mon, 09/26/2022 - 06:17
Unite general secretary Sharon Graham warned that NHS union members are prepared to strike.
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Can the NHS learn from Germany’s health system?

Sat, 09/24/2022 - 03:30
Despite public support for the NHS, satisfaction levels have fallen, raising thoughts of reform.
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Covid: First rise in infections in UK since July

Fri, 09/23/2022 - 14:29
The largest rise was in secondary school children as the new term started, according to the ONS.
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Cancer-killing virus shows promise in patients

Fri, 09/23/2022 - 01:00
One man injected with the modified cold sore virus saw his tumour completely disappear.
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NHS waiting list in Wales: Patients turn to surgery abroad

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 15:46
As the waiting list reaches a record 743,000, patients are self-funding treatment in Lithuania.
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Pret a Manger customer had fatal reaction to 'vegan' wrap

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 15:11
Celia Marsh had a severe dairy allergy and ate food labelled as vegan that had traces of milk in it.
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£500m funding to help hospitals discharge patients

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 14:54
The money is part of a package of measures to support NHS and care system this winter, ministers say.
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NHS: I will make it easier to see GP, promises Coffey

Thu, 09/22/2022 - 01:06
The health secretary unveils plans to boost access - but doctors say they will have minimal impact.
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BT Group: Hundreds of 999 call handlers to join strikes

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 22:05
Emergency call centre staff will join 40,000 BT workers walking out in October, their union says.
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UK's first Early Cancer Institute is launched in Cambridge

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 06:16
Scientists at the new institute will devote their expertise to detecting and studying cancers early.
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Many English maternity units not meeting safety standards

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 06:09
More than half of England's maternity units require improvements in safety, BBC analysis finds.
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What happens in an alcohol addiction detox unit?

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 06:08
Current and former patients, along with medical specialists, share their stories with the BBC.
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Covid: Oxford oncologist in plea to government over Evusheld

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 05:56
Dr Lennard Lee wants the government to reconsider rolling out Evusheld for people immunosuppressed.
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Scotland's A&E waiting times worst on record

Tue, 09/20/2022 - 12:22
Weekly figures show that a record number of A&E patients waited more than four hours.
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When are the £400 energy rebate and other cost-of-living payments due?

Tue, 09/20/2022 - 10:50
The latest cost-of-living support payments include grants worth £150 for six million disabled people.
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