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Senior doctors plan 48-hour strike for July in England

Wed, 06/07/2023 - 12:00
British Medical Association said hospital consultants in England will walk out if members vote for action.
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Covid inquiry: What is it investigating and how will it work?

Wed, 06/07/2023 - 11:43
The inquiry into the UK government's handling of the pandemic will soon hold public hearings.
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Lewis Capaldi: Are more musicians prioritising mental health?

Wed, 06/07/2023 - 11:28
Lewis Capaldi says he needs a break from touring in order to be "Lewis from Glasgow for a bit".
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Climate change is harming my mental health

Wed, 06/07/2023 - 06:16
A former climate scientist is among a growing number of people overwhelmed by "eco-anxiety".
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Plan for GPs to offer NHS patients Wegovy weight-loss jab

Wed, 06/07/2023 - 02:00
But experts warn "skinny jabs" are not a quick fix or a substitute for a healthy diet and exercise.
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Adenomyosis: NHS failing women, health ambassador says

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 12:13
Prof Dame Lesley Regan was appointed to support the Women's Health Strategy implementation in England.
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Gonorrhoea and syphilis sex infections reach record levels in England

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 10:39
There were 82,592 cases of gonorrhoea in 2022 - up 50% on the year before, officials say.
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Nurses strike again in most of Wales over pay dispute

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 07:24
The RCN director in Wales says "bigger and better commitments" from the Welsh government are needed.
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Kettering Skylark ward: Mum alarmed at 'out-of-depth' admission

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 06:20
The mother of a five-year-old boy speaks of his care at an under-fire children's ward.
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Children's doctors call for ban on disposable vapes

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 01:36
But others warn that could stop some adults giving up cigarettes, which are much more harmful.
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Ghana patients in danger as nurses head for NHS in UK - medics

Tue, 06/06/2023 - 00:31
The recruitment of nurses by high-income countries is "out of control", a nursing body says.
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Wolverhampton man jailed over £2m prescription-only drugs racket

Mon, 06/05/2023 - 17:07
Kieron Banks was found with more than 23,000 sleeping pills, the medicines regulatory body says.
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Manchester baby death investigated over 'possible manslaughter'

Mon, 06/05/2023 - 12:26
"Possible gross negligence manslaughter" is being investigated after a baby died, police say.
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Doctors failed to spot cancer 'red flags' - report

Mon, 06/05/2023 - 07:31
Charlie Puplett first went to her GP with common signs of colon cancer, but was not diagnosed for a year.
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Sudan conflict: Caesarean by phone light - giving birth in a warzone

Sun, 06/04/2023 - 00:04
Women in Sudan's few remaining maternity wards are having babies to the sound of gunfire.
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