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UK heatwave: Four-day extreme heat warning for parts of UK

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 18:16
The Met Office says temperatures will be below July's record highs - but this heatwave will last longer.
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Olivia Newton-John's cancer-research legacy

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 15:42
The singer and actress spent years raising money to fund cancer research.
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Child deaths expose mental health unit pressures

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 03:01
Chelsea Mooney was 17 when she died in a Camhs unit last year, following a self-harm incident.
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US doctor issues warning of many undiagnosed polio cases

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 03:00
The New York State medic says there could be hundreds, or even thousands, of infected people there.
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Backlog of longest-wait patients slashed in England

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 02:56
Thousands waiting more than two years for scans, checks and surgery have finally been treated.
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NHS demands cannot wait for new prime minister, says health secretary

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 03:37
The health secretary says hospitals could face "very serious challenges" this autumn and winter.
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Extent of struggle to find NHS dentist revealed by far-reaching BBC research

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 00:04
Nine in 10 UK dentists are not accepting new adult patients, while eight in 10 are refusing children.
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The woman who found a new life after being given six weeks to live

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 00:03
In 2015, Andrea Sheardown was diagnosed with a rare liver cancer and given just six weeks to live.
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Ysbyty Glan Clwyd: Stroke patients would rather go to England

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 00:01
A new report highlights a significant risks to patient safety at the Denbighshire hospital A&E.
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Archie Battersbee: No parent must go through this again - family

Sun, 08/07/2022 - 21:48
The 12-year-old's family say they were "stripped of all our rights" in a legal battle with doctors.
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Infected blood scandal victims in line to get £100,000

Sun, 08/07/2022 - 17:26
The PM wants payments to be made to survivors "as soon as possible", says Downing Street.
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