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Senior doctor strike ballot opens over pay dispute

Mon, 05/15/2023 - 08:44
The BMA said talks with the government were deadlocked and their final pay offer was unacceptable.
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Allergy deaths: London mothers renew plea for government tsar

Mon, 05/15/2023 - 06:14
Tanya Ednan-Laperouse and Emma Turay say more needs to be done as the deaths were "preventable".
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I don't have ADHD, but three private clinics say I do

Mon, 05/15/2023 - 06:06
A BBC journalist was told "You do not have ADHD" by an NHS doctor - but private clinics said otherwise.
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ADHD: Private clinics exposed by BBC undercover investigation

Mon, 05/15/2023 - 06:04
An undercover journalist for Panorama is diagnosed and given drugs without proper checks.
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Baby heart death parents left waiting 14 months for answers

Mon, 05/15/2023 - 06:02
Elijah died at 12 days old and his parents say authorities have left them "in limbo".
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Gemma Collins: 'We've got to talk about women's incontinence'

Mon, 05/15/2023 - 06:01
Towie star Gemma Collins is urging people to be more open and less embarrassed about the subject.
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Scrap tax on sunscreen, say cancer charities

Mon, 05/15/2023 - 02:52
Cancer experts want VAT removed to make sun creams more affordable in the cost-of-living crisis.
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Pat Cullen: Nursing union calls for double-digit pay rise to restart talks

Sun, 05/14/2023 - 05:19
Union boss Pat Cullen urges ministers to reopen pay talks in England after her members rejected a 5% offer.
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Hepatitis C home test kits available to most-at-risk in England

Sat, 05/13/2023 - 01:29
The blood-borne virus can lead to liver disease and cancer, but symptoms often go unnoticed.
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Herpes deaths: Surgeon and midwife argued over Caesarean, inquest told

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 16:17
Kimberley Sampson and Samantha Mulcahy both died from herpes infections after Caesarean births.
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NHS: The international nurses who are crucial to West Suffolk Hospital

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 07:15
Three nurses from Nigeria speak out about their experiences moving to the UK to work in the NHS.
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The Christie: World-renowned NHS centre downgraded by watchdog

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 06:45
Inspectors praise The Christie's research and innovation but say staff are not always listened to.
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NI budget: Dentists warn that services face collapse if hit by cuts

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 06:19
NI practitioners say the sector is already on the brink and cannot cope with further funding cuts.
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Hospital boss claims unfair dismissal after chairman 'bullied' her

Fri, 05/12/2023 - 00:08
The Countess of Chester trust chief executive also accuses the chairman of putting finance over safety.
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Brazilian butt lifts barred at Wolverhampton beauty clinic

Thu, 05/11/2023 - 17:31
A council says it is the first to issue the prohibition notice under the Health and Safety at Work Act.
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Monkeypox: WHO declares global emergency over

Thu, 05/11/2023 - 17:12
The World Health Organization says future outbreaks remain possible, as it ends the highest level of alert.
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Smell and taste loss conference in Norwich to help clinicians

Thu, 05/11/2023 - 14:24
The conference in Norwich will hear from one woman who felt she needed to shower all the time.
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Patients group looks for community ownership of GP surgeries

Thu, 05/11/2023 - 13:19
The Brown Clee Patients Group hopes to remove some of the financial burden for incoming GPs.
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NHS misses targets in England to tackle care backlogs

Thu, 05/11/2023 - 10:20
Too many people face long waits for cancer and planned care, but the NHS says huge progress has been made.
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Monkey dust drug clampdown could be coming in UK

Thu, 05/11/2023 - 10:04
Tougher penalties may be introduced for the street drug that has led to people jumping off buildings.
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