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England to consider optout organ donation

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 15:36
Ministers announce plan to review system as figures show three people a day die waiting for transplants.

Care homes places 'crisis' in five years across England

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:55
Rising numbers of people aged 80 and over are not being matched by care home beds, Which? says

School vaccinations 'cut cervical cancer alerts by 41%'

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:11
The number of young women in Scotland showing early signs has plummeted since a school vaccination programme began.

Nobel prize awarded for imaging molecules

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:57
The Nobel prize in chemistry is awarded to three scientists for advances in the imaging of biological molecules

Lauren is researching the impact bowel conditions like Irritable Bowel Syndrome can have

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 09:15
Lauren is mapping the toilets in her town with fellow IBS sufferers to see what impact bowel conditions like Irritable Bowel Syndrome can have

How an agoraphobic woman travels the world using Google Streetview

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 05:43
Jacqui Kenny has agoraphobia but that hasn't stopped her travelling the world - using Google Streetview.

Pesto sauces: 'More salt than McDonald's burger'

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 05:00
Consensus Action on Salt and Health says two products are 30% saltier than seawater.

Shop in peace

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 00:07
Thousands of shops will dim lights and cut noise to create a calm experience for people with autism.

First global pledge to end cholera by 2030

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 23:48
Global health officials are committing to preventing 90% of cholera deaths in the next 13 years.

Royal Victoria Hospital staff in theft and drug charges

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 16:19
Two men are charged after being arrested at Royal Victoria Hospital on Monday.

Sale of acids to under-18s to be banned, Amber Rudd says

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 14:21
Home Secretary Amber Rudd announced the crackdown after a rise in attacks using corrosive substances.

Life-changing headache

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 13:43
Four years ago David Baldwin woke up with a headache that has completely changed his life.

Taking the pulse

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 13:30
What does the Scottish Health Survey reveal about the nation's wellbeing?

NHS: Jeremy Hunt wants 5,000 new nursing training places

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 11:46
Jeremy Hunt says he wants to triple the number of existing NHS staff getting nursing qualifications.

Calls for Amazon to ban 'anorexia hoodie'

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 11:40
It could make people with bulimia feel they are "not ill enough", one woman with anorexia says.

Fewer Scots eating 5-a-day, says survey

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:35
The Scottish Health Survey shows Scottish adults are only managing three portions of fruit and veg per day.

AncestryDNA angers privacy campaigners

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 09:32
Genealogy service AncestryDNA angers privacy campaigners.

Western health trust: Hundreds protest at planned cuts

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 07:30
The meeting was part of a public consultation on proposed cuts to the health service.

'I was forced from my job for giving birth'

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 02:03
The scale of maternity discrimination is being hidden due to the use of gagging orders, it's warned.

Flu vaccine: NHS patients wanted to test 'universal' jab

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 01:29
The experimental vaccine should work against most flu types and offer years of protection, research says.