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Long Covid: 11-year-old on Leeds long Covid clinic help

Fri, 09/02/2022 - 06:19
The clinic is one of 15 regional hubs established to help children with long Covid symptoms.
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'My mesh horror story is now on public display'

Fri, 09/02/2022 - 06:15
Lisa Megginson had her transvaginal mesh tape surgically removed after years of health problems.
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Canada: Why ERs are struggling to stay open nationwide

Fri, 09/02/2022 - 00:55
A growing nursing shortage has put pressure on hospitals, and smaller ones are left with few options.
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Prostate cancer symptoms and treatment: What to check for

Fri, 09/02/2022 - 00:08
One in eight men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.
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Hakeem Hussain: 'Horrendous' lack of help for asthma death boy

Thu, 09/01/2022 - 14:29
A review finds fault with various agencies over their handling of seven-year-old Hakeem Hussain.
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Energy crisis: Leeds NHS trust expects £2m monthly price hike

Thu, 09/01/2022 - 11:42
Hospital trusts in Leeds and Sheffield predict a huge jump in energy bills.
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Betsi Cadwaladr: Health board boss set to retire for personal reasons

Thu, 09/01/2022 - 09:44
Jo Whitehead is leaving her position as chief executive for personal reasons at the end of the year.
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Bill Turnbull: Former BBC Breakfast presenter dies aged 66

Thu, 09/01/2022 - 09:40
The presenter hosted BBC Breakfast for 15 years and more recently hosted programmes on Classic FM.
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Review into Nottingham NHS maternity failings launches

Thu, 09/01/2022 - 01:55
Families are urged to take part in the review being conducted by influential midwife Donna Ockenden.
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Covid: Pregnant women targeted with false vaccine claims

Thu, 09/01/2022 - 01:21
Posts shared by thousands across social media wrongly suggested government advice had changed.
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Covid inquiry to examine Boris Johnson's pandemic decisions

Wed, 08/31/2022 - 18:18
Boris Johnson, Matt Hancock and Dominic Cummings are likely to appear in hearings next summer.
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Nottingham maternity crisis: What are families calling for?

Wed, 08/31/2022 - 06:22
With a review to start into Nottingham's maternity services, the BBC looks back at what led to it.
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Faecal transplants recommended for Clostridium difficile

Wed, 08/31/2022 - 01:28
Clinical trials show they are more effective than antibiotics, to which the "superbug" can become resistant.
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Hip fracture care too slow in some hospitals, study says

Wed, 08/31/2022 - 01:24
Getting patients out of bed after surgery can help recovery and free up beds, Bristol study finds.
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HRT tsar returns to role overseeing Covid boosters

Tue, 08/30/2022 - 16:51
Madelaine McTernan was the head of the HRT Taskforce, to ease UK supply issues, for four months.
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Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant: EU provides anti-radiation tablets to Ukraine

Tue, 08/30/2022 - 15:06
Recent fighting near Zaporizhzhia power plant has increased fears of a nuclear accident.
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Advanced cyber-attack: NHS doctors' paperwork piles up

Tue, 08/30/2022 - 14:58
They say it could take months to clear the backlog caused by a continuing cyber-attack.
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Autistic kidney-row teen's transplant 'a success'

Tue, 08/30/2022 - 12:59
The mother who went to court to secure her son a life-saving operation says he has "defied all odds".
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Wolverhampton hospital 'not honest' about stroke death inquiry

Tue, 08/30/2022 - 10:52
Royal Wolverhampton Hospital faces legal action over its investigation into Ann Cotterill's death.
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Sarah Beeny: TV presenter reveals she has breast cancer

Tue, 08/30/2022 - 08:25
The 50-year-old is having treatment for breast cancer, the same disease that killed her mother.
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