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Infected blood scandal victims in line to get £100,000

BBC Health News Feed - 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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Archie Battersbee 'fought until the end', says mum after son dies

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 08/06/2022 - 15:57
The 12-year-old has died in hospital after his life support was withdrawn following a legal battle.
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Anorexia: Welsh patient treated hundreds of miles from home

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/05/2022 - 23:06
Molly Leonard says she often spends months far from her family because Wales has no specialist unit.
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Covid restrictions will finally be lifted for IVF couples in Glasgow

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/05/2022 - 22:55
Women attending an NHS fertility clinic have not been allowed to take partners to appointments.
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Major NHS computer outage caused by cyber attack

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/05/2022 - 19:27
The outage was "significant" and impacted patients being referred from 111 to out-of-hours GPs.
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UK should move to one dose of HPV jab for teens

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/05/2022 - 16:21
Two doses are now given but experts say one shot is enough to give protection against cervical cancer.
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Covid infections continuing to fall around the UK

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/05/2022 - 13:01
The number of people with the virus has fallen by more than half a million in a week, statistics show.
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Covid-19: North Korea claims to have recovered from outbreak

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/05/2022 - 12:33
There is widespread scepticism over North Korea's claim to have the world's lowest Covid death rate.
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Archie Battersbee: Family refused permission for hospice move

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/05/2022 - 12:31
A High Court judge says the 12-year-old should not be moved to a hospice.
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Clampdown on social media adverts for risky hay-fever jab

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/05/2022 - 12:21
The steroid injection is available on prescription for some treatments but not hay fever.
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TfL junk food advert ban: Has the policy cut obesity?

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/05/2022 - 11:04
A new study claims 100,000 obesity cases have been prevented due to a ban on junk food advertising.
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Growth in NHS recruits from abroad prompts concern about over-reliance

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/05/2022 - 05:51
BBC research shows one-in-three new doctors in England last year came from outside the UK and EU.
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Archie Battersbee: Family seek permission for hospice move

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/05/2022 - 04:16
A High Court hearing is deciding if the 12-year-old can be moved to a hospice.
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Did we all believe a myth about depression?

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/05/2022 - 01:19
A study some claim debunks antidepressants has gone viral. Was it read wrong?
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LGBT groups demand more action on monkeypox

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 08/05/2022 - 00:50
Sexual health charities call on the government to take firmer action to control the outbreak.
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This Is Going To Hurt creator Adam Kay issues NHS suicide warning

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 16:29
Many fans have been visiting the site hoping to find a memorial tree, which was planted in the show.
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NHS Wales: App helping keep heart patients out of hospital

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 06:10
Experts believe similar technology can improve care, reassure patients and cut waiting lists.
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Delays to network of NHS Scotland's treatment centres

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 06:10
Half of the 10 specialist centres planned to create more capacity for operations face delays.
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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend announce pregnancy

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 04:42
The US model says she and John Legend are expecting a baby, nearly two years after a stillbirth.
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Afra Rafeeq: India teen who died but raised millions to save her brother

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 00:20
Afra Rafeeq, who died this week, had raised millions of rupees to help get a crucial drug for her baby brother.
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