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'My son's legacy'

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 08:17
A TV presenter's campaign changed the way we put our babies to sleep and helped save thousands of lives.

Britain sleepwalking into care crisis, Ros Altmann warns

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 02:35
A former minister urges the government to use tax breaks to help people save for care in later life.

Mother's anguish

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 01:15
Mandy Littlewood has polycystic kidney disease and needed an organ transplant. Two of her children also have the condition.

NHS referred 420 staff and patients over 'radicalisation'

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 00:32
More than 400 NHS patients and staff were referred to police over radicalisation fears in a year.

Secret film exposes care home failures

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 00:21
A series of care failures in a privately run nursing home are secretly filmed by the BBC.

Cornish nursing home worker: 'Morphine will shut her up'

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 00:10
A series of shocking incidents in a privately run residential nursing home in Cornwall have been secretly filmed by the BBC.

Brexit and the NHS

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 03:38
Chris Vallance looks at whether the weaker pound could cost the NHS, or create problems for its suppliers

Zika virus 'no longer an emergency' - WHO

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 20:23
The World Health Organization says the Zika virus needs "enduring action" not emergency status now.

Is cryonics ethical?

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 18:39
We tackle some of the ethical issues around preserving bodies cryogenically after death.

Proportion of teenage mothers at 'lowest in decades'

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 17:21
The proportion of women having at least one child by age 20 has fallen to its lowest level in decades, the ONS says.

How painkillers from dentist led to heroin addiction and prison

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 15:25
Former heroin addict Chris Foltz tells the BBC's World Have Your Say how a prescription for painkillers from a dentist, led him to heroin addiction and prison.

Kenyan vasectomies broadcast live on Facebook

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 15:00
Vasectomy operations on men in Kenya are live streamed from a theatre in the capital as part a campaign to promote the sterilisation procedure.

Bagged salad is Salmonella risk, study finds

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 12:43
Bagged salad can fuel the growth of food-poisoning bugs like Salmonella and make them more dangerous, a study says.

Girl helped by Children in Need on parents' cancer deaths

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 11:19
Abbie, a 16-year-old helped by Children in Need, shares her story on losing both parents to cancer.

Nine ex-health secretaries 'dismayed' at mental health services

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 10:59
Nine former health secretaries voice "alarm" at the failure to improve mental health services.

Patients 'will suffer unless NHS budget rises'

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 00:46
Waiting times will rise and staff numbers cut unless the NHS gets more money, health bosses say.

Terminally ill teen won historic ruling to preserve body

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 00:01
A girl won an historic legal fight shortly before she died to have her body cryogenically preserved.

Ebola nurse: 'Preposterous' she hid Pauline Cafferkey temperature

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 18:43
A nurse faces misconduct charges over claims she hid Ebola survivor Pauline Cafferkey's high temperature.

Preparing the children

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 15:28
Heidi Loughlin, a terminally-ill mother of two boys, describes trying to prepare them for her own death.

Nashville: Music industry vs healthcare

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 14:35
The BBC's World Have Your Say programme visits Nashville, Tennessee, once famed for its music industry, but now the home to multi-billion dollar healthcare firms.

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