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Rare insight into surgeon's pressured theatre

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 06:45
BBC reporter Ed Thomas has had exclusive access to discover what life is like in the NHS.

Cold and tired?

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 01:45
Hypothyroidism affects one in 70 women and one in 1,000 men, but it can be tricky to diagnose and treat

Under pressure: One hospital's struggle to find free beds

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 01:04
The BBC's Ed Thomas reports from the Royal Blackburn Hospital - where staff struggle daily to find available patient beds.

Social care fund 'fails to reduce pressure on hospital beds'

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 00:29
Plans to treat more patients in the community are not easing NHS pressures, says a watchdog.

NHS 'failed' spinal cancer death woman

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 22:23
Tumours were not found until months after Patricia Ann Whitehouse first saw a GP, her family claims.

Losing a wife

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 20:29
As ex-footballer Rio Ferdinand says he is yet to "grieve properly" for his wife, three men share their experiences of losing a partner.

Leicester couple's 'desperate' IVF online fundraising bid

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 15:23
Stacey and Leigh Oswin are using crowdfunding to try to have a baby through the NHS.

Quicker care

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 12:54
A GP practice in Plymouth is using paramedics and pharmacists to free up doctors to see more patients.

Towering teen Brandon Marshall closes in on record

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 09:21
Brandon Marshall, who is 6ft 11.5ins (2.12m) tall, hopes to become a professional basketball player.

Male contraceptive gel passes monkey test

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 01:39
A new type of male contraceptive that plugs sperm flow with a gel is successful in monkey trials.

NHS Health Check: Voices from the NHS frontline

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 00:33
Frontline staff on how they cope with the intense pressures of working for the NHS.

NHS Health Check: 'How NHS changed our lives'

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 00:33
Patients and families discuss their recent experience of NHS services.

Is a 'seven-day NHS' feasible?

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 00:33
The "seven-day NHS" has been a key pledge of the Conservative government. But is it feasible?

Gene therapy: Deaf to hearing a whisper

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 00:32
Breakthrough in mice paves the way for human treatments for hearing loss.

NHS Health Check: Short GP consultations crazy, say GPs

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 00:31
The length of GP consultations in the NHS is "crazy" and risks undermining care, doctors warn.

NHS gives BBC exclusive access to A&E

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 18:12
Long waits, 'corridor nurses' and staff at breaking point: One A&E unit opens its doors to the BBC.

Lasers help doctors remove brain cancer

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 16:00
Lasers that spot whether tissue is healthy or cancerous is being tested.

Spider phobia brain 'processes unconscious fear'

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 13:09
Showing arachnopohobes images of spiders so briefly they remain unaware of them could help overcome their fear.

Jon Ashworth MP: My dad was an alcoholic - but I was lucky

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 11:08
The shadow health secretary Jon Ashworth talks frankly about his childhood spent growing up with an alcoholic father - but insists he "was lucky".

NHS Health Check: Nine in 10 hospitals 'overcrowded' this winter

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 10:37
BBC analysis shows most hospitals have too many patients on wards, risking infections and delays in care.

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