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Guy's and St Thomas': Hospital in meltdown over IT issues - whistleblower

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 07/27/2022 - 06:06
IT servers at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital in London stopped working during last week's heatwave.
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Covid origin studies say evidence points to Wuhan market

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 07/26/2022 - 16:32
One of the researchers said he hoped the studies would correct the false theory that it came from a lab.
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Monkeypox: CDC says US leads globally in most known cases

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 07/26/2022 - 15:27
The rise in cases comes amid expanded testing in addition to the growing outbreak of the virus.
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Covid pandemic births: Mothers 'pitted against midwives'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 07/26/2022 - 06:27
Elective Caesarean rates spiked due to women trying to get their partners by their side, experts say.
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Welsh NHS staff advised how to access food banks

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 07/26/2022 - 06:01
A worker says colleagues were "incredulous" after the email from the Welsh NHS's logistical arm.
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Alcohol deaths from pandemic drinking are predicted to rise

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 07/26/2022 - 04:57
Forecasters say heavy home drinking in England is to blame - but it's not too late to address the issue.
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Covid 19: 'Giving birth in 2020 was isolating and lonely'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 07/26/2022 - 00:43
One mother speaks about giving birth in "nightmare" circumstances during the pandemic.
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NHS staffing crisis: 'I left because it wasn't worth it'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 07/25/2022 - 15:34
Staff who have quit the NHS say pay, pressure and conditions contributed to their decision.
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Archie Battersbee: Parents lose appeal over life support

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 07/25/2022 - 14:50
The 12-year-old has been in hospital since being found unconscious at home in April.
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Likely cause of mystery child hepatitis outbreak found

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 07/25/2022 - 12:09
UK experts believe they can now explain the recent spate of mysterious liver problems in young children.
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Dementia: Ex-Wales rugby star fears not recognising his children

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 07/25/2022 - 06:11
Ex-Wales winger Lenny Woodard says some players can't face telling loved ones about their illness.
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Google rules blocked children's diabetes app

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 07/25/2022 - 01:00
An NHS-recommended app says Google will not permit it to send text message alerts about glucose levels.
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Is hay fever getting worse in the UK?

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 07/25/2022 - 00:49
Experts say that climate change could lengthen hay fever season and increase pollen potency.
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Abortion in US: How misinformation has fuelled the debate

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 07/25/2022 - 00:46
Claims about health concerns and legal rights are intensifying the strength of feeling.
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NHS in England facing worst staffing crisis, MPs warn

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 07/25/2022 - 00:39
The large number of unfilled NHS job vacancies is posing a serious risk to patient safety, MPs say.
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Paid leave for premature births aims to be a relief for parents

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 07/24/2022 - 00:32
A new law would give parents with babies in neonatal units up to an extra 12 weeks of paid leave.
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‘A group of builders changed our lives’

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 07/24/2022 - 00:12
Volunteer builders carried out a home extension for a man with a debilitating neurological condition.
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Teresa Xu: Chinese woman loses court case over bid to freeze eggs

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 07/23/2022 - 16:29
Teresa Xu took legal action after a Beijing hospital refused to freeze her eggs as she is not married.
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WHO declares highest alert over monkeypox

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 07/23/2022 - 15:39
More than 16,000 cases have been reported from 75 countries, the organisation says.
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UK Covid cases continue to rise

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2022 - 13:28
Latest data shows some 3.8m people have coronavirus - up a quarter of a million on the week before.
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