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Maiden Pharmaceuticals: Fury in The Gambia over India cough syrup deaths

Mon, 08/21/2023 - 00:10
Grieving parents say regulators in both India and The Gambia failed their young children.
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Strictly Come Dancing: Amy Dowden speaks about chemotherapy

Sun, 08/20/2023 - 17:13
Amy Dowden is undergoing chemotherapy after her breast cancer diagnosis in May.
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Jason Leitch concerned about winter amid Covid upswing

Sun, 08/20/2023 - 14:39
Scotland's national director urges eligible people to get vaccinated when the programme starts.
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Hospital bosses ignored months of doctors' warnings about Lucy Letby

Fri, 08/18/2023 - 15:57
Hospital bosses failed to investigate allegations and tried to silence doctors, BBC investigation finds.
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Lucy Letby: Government orders independent inquiry

Fri, 08/18/2023 - 15:44
The inquiry will investigate the circumstances around the deaths, as well as the handling of concerns.
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Letby not in dock as trial ends

Fri, 08/18/2023 - 15:42
The 33-year-old is convicted of killing babies at the hospital neonatal unit where she worked.
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Addenbrooke's Hospital and police probe medic's qualifications

Fri, 08/18/2023 - 15:21
An NHS trust is also investigating the healthcare worker, who was in an "advanced practice role".
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The text messages Lucy Letby sent as she murdered babies

Fri, 08/18/2023 - 13:42
Messages on Letby's phone show her trying to win sympathy or deflect blame after murdering babies.
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Who is baby serial killer Lucy Letby?

Fri, 08/18/2023 - 13:26
Her trial spanned 10 months, but what is known about the nurse who murdered seven newborn babies?
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Victims' parents: 'Letby is a hateful human being who took everything from us'

Fri, 08/18/2023 - 13:22
The mum and dad whose two boys were victims of nurse Lucy Letby have spoken exclusively to the BBC.
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Watch moment police arrest nurse Lucy Letby

Fri, 08/18/2023 - 13:21
The nurse who was found guilty of murdering seven babies at the Countess of Chester Hospital is led from her home into a police car.
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Mesh bowel patients call for publication of Bristol Spire Hospital report

Fri, 08/18/2023 - 06:10
People whose lives were damaged by surgery say they are still waiting to see an official report.
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Young people wait four times longer for liver transplants

Fri, 08/18/2023 - 00:40
The way organs are prioritised means those aged 26-40 wait four times longer for surgery than the over-60s.
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Daniel Venes: Hospital care 'fell far short', coroner rules

Thu, 08/17/2023 - 19:53
The 31-year-old had an "endless cycle of episodes of acute psychosis", the coroner said.
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Killiow House holiday lodges could house NHS staff

Thu, 08/17/2023 - 06:26
The estate in Cornwall is seeking permission to enable workers to stay in its lodges in the winter.
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Should we be worried about Covid this winter?

Thu, 08/17/2023 - 06:20
Experts are not too concerned about a new variant of Covid but say monitoring should continue.
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Family forced to bathe child with complex needs in paddling pool

Thu, 08/17/2023 - 06:15
A family say they feel their daughter is a burden on system as they are left without a bath for her.
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Aerosol fire trend leads to 'two or three' burns a week

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 18:20
A plastic surgeon says he is treating several burns a week due to people setting fire to aerosols.
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Junior doctors in Scotland accept new pay offer

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 17:45
The 12.4% pay increase for 2023/24 comes after the medics had planned to take strike action.
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Captain Sir Tom Moore: What has happened to his legacy?

Wed, 08/16/2023 - 13:24
How much money did Captain Tom raise and why is his family under the spotlight?
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