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Government must give more money to healthcare, says professor

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 08:48
Satisfaction with the NHS is falling and Prof John Appleby says the government needs to address this.

Some smear test abnormalities 'self-heal'

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:07
Early cell changes linked to cervical cancer may not need treatment in more than 50% of cases, study finds.

Most UK cannabis 'super strength skunk'

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:06
High-potency cannabis now makes up 94% of the UK market, samples seized by the police suggest.

Satisfaction with GP services at record low

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 01:04
And overall public happiness with the NHS falls to its lowest level since 2011, a survey finds.

'I prayed to die' after FGM aged six, says victim

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 00:16
Hibo Wadere was a victim of female genital mutilation and talks about her experience.

Hospital drug error highlighted in Betsi Cadwaladr report

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 15:25
Procedures are tightened after a patient received daily doses of a drug normally taken weekly.

Emergency worker attacks law to be voted on by AMs

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 09:48
A police officer attacked by a gang he tried to apprehend backs more protection for emergency workers.

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome not stopping Natalie Wilson's 5,000 mile ride

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 09:45
Natalie Wilson is starting a 5,000 mile challenge to cycle the coastline of Great Britain on a recumbent trike.

NI newspaper review: 'Mystery illness' kills fifth child

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 08:27
A four-year-old becomes fifth in family to die from a 'mystery illness,' the News Letter reports.

Mother's Asperger's poem strikes a chord on social media

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 07:51
The mother of a child with Asperger's syndrome is touched by the response after posting a poem on Facebook.

Healthy chicken shops to fight obesity

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 00:55
Experts urging schools, high streets and even takeaways to get on board in the fight against obesity.

Meningitis B family 'disgusted' over lack of action

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 00:53
Health Minister Steven Brine will face MP's to explain why a vaccines report has yet to be published.

Asperger syndrome:

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 00:03
A mum’s moving poem about her son who has Asperger syndrome.

Sea swimming 'increases illness risk'

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 00:02
Stomach bugs and ear aches are more likely among those who swim in the sea, researchers have found.

Teenager wants to raise awareness of rare eye condition

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 00:01
Holly was born with a condition that made it hard for her to open her eyes fully.

Ellie-May Clark died after GP turned her away for being late

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 17:16
Ellie-May Clark collapsed at home after a doctor imposed a "10 minute" late rule, an inquest hears.

Sepsis death in The Archers all too familiar, says charity

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 14:38
Young mum Nic Grundy's death in the radio soap has shocked listeners but thousands die from it each year.

Scotland to set 50p minimum unit price for alcohol

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 10:28
A minimum price per unit of alcohol will come into force in Scotland in May, with ministers recommending 50p.

Millennials 'set to be fattest generation'

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 09:42
Over 70% of them will be overweight or obese before they reach middle age, health experts say.

Brain donation urged by Cardiff dementia research centre

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 06:27
Older people urged to think about donating their brains after they die to help dementia research.