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Children 'not getting diabetes checks'

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 03:50
Almost 75% of older children in England and Wales with diabetes are not getting key health checks, a study suggests.

Care home scandal families' plea to PM

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 00:40
Families of victims of the Winterbourne View scandal write to the prime minister demanding he shuts outdated care home institutions.

Why it's OK to run when you are pregnant

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 23:04
The truth about running when you are pregnant

VIDEO: Staying still at work 'as bad as smoking'

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 08:52
New data suggests more than half of us only go for a walk at work when we need the toilet.

Ambulance staff sickness levels fall

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 08:10
Annual sickness levels among ambulance service staff are at the lowest level since 2012, figures show.

Sugar tax will 'hit poorest hardest'

Mon, 05/30/2016 - 03:10
The proposed sugar tax will "hit the poorest families hardest" and should be scrapped, the Taxpayers' Alliance says.

VIDEO: 'Too many court cases' over patient care

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 11:28
A leading anaesthetist is calling for compulsory mediation between patients, or their relatives, and doctors who clash over the right form of treatment.

Medic urges mediation over care rows

Sun, 05/29/2016 - 07:46
The NHS could save millions of pounds if families and doctors were offered mediation when they disagreed on a treatment, a leading consultant says.

WHO seeks to allay Zika Olympics fears

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 15:17
The World Health Organization plays down concerns that the Rio Olympics will spread the Zika virus, amid calls for the Games to be postponed.

VIDEO: 'Huge variation' in mental health support

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 08:50
More than a quarter of children referred for mental health support in England last year were turned away, according to a report from the Children's Commissioner.

VIDEO: Call for Olympic Games move over Zika

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 08:25
The World Health Organization has dismissed calls for the Rio Olympic Games to be moved because of the Zika outbreak in Brazil.

Children 'denied mental health support'

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 02:30
Mental health services turned away more than a quarter of children referred for support without help in England in 2015, a report says.

VIDEO: Dr Heimlich saves choking woman

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 21:45
Dr Henry Heimlich has used the Heimlich manoeuvre to save a choking woman at his retirement home.

Gene therapy drug approval for GSK

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 18:09
Regulators have given one of the world's largest drug companies approval to sell a new gene therapy.

Dr Heimlich saves choking woman

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 16:08
The 96-year-old man behind the Heimlich manoeuvre has used the technique to save a woman choking at his retirement home.

DNA 'tape recorder' to trace cell history

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 12:11
Researchers invent a DNA "tape recorder" that can trace the family history of every cell in a body.

Scots Ebola nurse 'may never run again'

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:22
The Scottish nurse who survived Ebola says she has been left with permanent weakness in her leg and will probably never run again.

Glasgow is 'lung disease death capital'

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:15
Scotland's urban areas, particularly around Glasgow, have the highest lung disease mortality rates in Britain, according to a new report.

Infections resist 'last antibiotic' in US

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:05
The first case of an infection that can resist the antibiotic of last resort - colistin - has been detected in the US.

Thousands wait on care costs decisions

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 10:27
Almost 12,000 people in England are still waiting to hear if they are due millions of pounds in backdated care fees.

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