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NHS trials using drones to deliver chemotherapy drugs

BBC Health News Feed - 5 hours 49 min ago
A pilot scheme will courier chemotherapy drugs from Portsmouth to the Isle of Wight, NHS England says.
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Oldham doctor admits killing patient in botched routine procedure

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 07/04/2022 - 15:37
A hospital doctor admits gross negligence manslaughter after 48-year-old Shahida Parveen died.
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Kellogg's loses court case over sugary cereal supermarket offers

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 07/04/2022 - 13:51
It means products like Crunchy Nut Corn Flakes will not be allowed in end of aisle promotions.
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Sunbeds: Young use Wales tanning salons without ID checks

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 07/04/2022 - 10:22
Tanning salons shown not making ID checks for under-18s despite cancer concerns for young people.
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The Christie trial: Woman given months to live told she is cancer free

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 07/04/2022 - 08:56
Jasmin David says she feels "reborn" after taking part in a clinical trial at The Christie Hospital.
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Spinal muscular atrophy: Baby heel prick test 'could be life-changing'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 07/04/2022 - 07:01
An Irish mother wants babies tested at birth so those with a rare condition are treated quickly.
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I gave up waiting for my NHS op and went private

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 07/04/2022 - 06:56
Sue Stenton used savings to pay for hip surgery after being told it would take years on the NHS.
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Thalidomide survivors in Scotland to get lifelong support

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 07/04/2022 - 06:19
There are 50 known survivors of the banned pregnancy drug in Scotland, most now in their 60s.
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Terrence Higgins: A name that gave hope to those with HIV and Aids

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 07/04/2022 - 06:01
Higgins' friends talk about the man whose death was the catalyst for change for people with HIV.
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Covid: UK hospital cases set to rise, says health chief

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 07/03/2022 - 18:05
Dame Jenny Harries says Britons should lead "normal lives" but take precautions as infections go up.
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Inside a US abortion clinic in its final days

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 07/03/2022 - 00:02
The BBC spent time with staff before they had to stop work and turn patients away.
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'He shouldn't have to be this brave at six years old'

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 07/02/2022 - 10:35
Mason McKenzie has been having gruelling treatment since he was diagnosed with leukaemia.
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Special Covid leave scrapped for NHS England staff

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 07/02/2022 - 01:23
The Royal College of Nursing said the decision shows "how little" the government valued NHS staff.
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Dame Deborah James death prompts more bowel-cancer checks

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 07/02/2022 - 00:33
The NHS website has had thousands more visits this week following the death of the campaigner.
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Roe v Wade: Women travelling for abortions will be protected - Biden

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 23:02
The US president warns some US states will attempt to arrest women crossing state lines for access.
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Covid infecting one in 30 in the UK, says ONS

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 12:20
About 2.3 million people are thought to have the virus - up half a million from the week before.
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Kaylea Titford: Parents deny allowing death of obese daughter

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 12:07
Alan Titford and Sarah Jane Lloyd-Jones are accused of the manslaughter of their daughter Kaylea.
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BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron: How worried should we be?

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 09:57
Surges of Covid are happening again around the world, driven by some new subvariants of Omicron.
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Zika and dengue may make humans more attractive to mosquitoes

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 01:01
Zika and dengue fever viruses alter the scent of humans and mice they infect, researchers say.
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Help 999 teams find missing heart defibrillators

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 00:59
About 70,000 of the life-saving devices are in UK community locations unknown by the emergency services.
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