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Colchester Hospital apology over stillbirth 'mistakes'

Fri, 10/25/2019 - 15:54
Baby Rosie's parents had visited the hospital several times concerned about their child's lack of movement.
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Girl's joy over news about cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi

Fri, 10/25/2019 - 11:50
The moment Isabelle Finn's mum shares the news has been watched thousands of times on social media.
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Milton Keynes pupils tackle hearing-impaired 'isolation'

Fri, 10/25/2019 - 11:35
School friends make a film about the challenges they face as young people with hearing problems.
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Patients to stand up at GP appointments in Loughborough University trials

Fri, 10/25/2019 - 07:51
The aim is to shorten consultations and see GPs act as healthier role models.
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Vaccine reminder system 'inconsistent', report concludes

Fri, 10/25/2019 - 00:55
A National Audit Office report investigated the reasons for falling pre-school vaccine uptake.
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Andover runner almost died drinking five litres of water

Fri, 10/25/2019 - 00:16
Marathon runner Johanna Pakenham almost died when she drank five litres of water.
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Portuguese doctor suspended after baby born without a face

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 15:41
Dr Artur Carvalho is accused of negligence in the case of baby Rodrigo and others.
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Family 'wants answers' over Sally Lewis constipation death

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 12:37
Sally Lewis's family said they wanted to make sure "nothing like this happens to anyone else again".
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'Milestone' in polio eradication achieved

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 11:38
The last case of a key form of polio was seen four years ago - but another is still circulating.
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Cystic fibrosis drug given green light in England

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 10:49
Ground-breaking drug available within 30 days after NHS and manufacturer reach deal.
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Northampton General Hospital has 'culture of bullying' say inspectors

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 07:00
The CQC found Northampton General Hospital "requires improvement" after visiting in the summer.
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NHS in Scotland 'could face £1.8bn shortfall'

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 01:11
Audit Scotland's report said the NHS was "seriously struggling to become financially sustainable".
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People 'more likely to feel pain on humid days'

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 00:49
Researchers hope the study will steer work into why those with long-term health issues are affected.
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'My dad gave me his kidney and saved my life'

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 00:30
Two days after her wedding, Samantha Dalton found out her kidneys were failing. In stepped her dad, Barry.
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Butt lift surgery: 'Why I'm getting rid of my implants'

Thu, 10/24/2019 - 00:25
Sophie Elise had surgery to make her bum bigger five years ago. Now she's getting them removed.
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Scientist gets £2m decades after he invented diabetes test

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 20:31
Prof Ian Shanks used his daughter's toy microscope to build a prototype for the device in the 1980s.
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Coventry Hospital: Man, 84, died on trolley 'after six-hour wait'

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 11:56
Donald Driver's daughter says he was ignored by staff as he lay seriously ill in a corridor.
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Instagram bans 'cosmetic surgery' filters

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 11:41
Effects showing what people might look after surgery will go, amid concerns they harm mental health.
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Assisted dying: Terminally ill man challenges law in High Court

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 07:38
Phil Newby says without a change in the law, he may be forced to suffer against his wishes.
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Should children with type 2 diabetes be offered a gastric band?

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 02:09
More UK children are getting type 2 diabetes. Will we follow the US and offer them gastric surgery?
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