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NHS Borders monitors high levels of scarlet fever

Mon, 11/07/2022 - 16:21
NHS Borders says the number of cases across the region is currently "unseasonably high".

Ware: Bereaved mum devastated by new baby son's cancer

Mon, 11/07/2022 - 06:10
Sophie Kitcher, whose son died last year, shares how cruel life can be after her new son got cancer.

Child speech delays increase due to lockdowns

Mon, 11/07/2022 - 01:05
Pupils needing language support rises by 10% in post-pandemic school starters, BBC analysis finds.

Lab-grown blood given to people in world-first clinical trial

Mon, 11/07/2022 - 01:01
It is hoped the blood could revolutionise care for people who need regular donations.

Nurses set to hold biggest-ever strike

Sat, 11/05/2022 - 23:32
The NHS is braced for the walkout by Royal College of Nursing members in a dispute over pay.

US hospital flu cases hit 10-year high as vaccinations fall

Sat, 11/05/2022 - 00:33
Five million fewer influenza doses have been administered this year to US adults than this time last year.

Covid infections falling in England and Wales, says ONS

Fri, 11/04/2022 - 13:59
About one in 35 people in the UK have the virus, the Office for National Statistics suggests.

'Distressing' 999 wait highlights South West Ambulance delays

Fri, 11/04/2022 - 04:33
Steve Iles died while waiting 11 hours for an ambulance, despite six 999 calls to report bleeding.

Poorer areas in England suffer most from GP shortage, study finds

Fri, 11/04/2022 - 04:09
Patients in more deprived parts of England feel the most let down by a lack of access to care.

Parkinson's: 'Lack of specialist care for Wales patients'

Thu, 11/03/2022 - 20:01
"People under 40 can certainly get Parkinson's," says ex-rugby player trying to cope with disease.

Lucy Letby: Nurse hovered over baby night before her death, jury told

Thu, 11/03/2022 - 15:46
Nurse Lucy Letby is alleged to have injected air into the bloodstream of a baby girl.

David Fuller: Double murderer pleads guilty to more mortuary sexual abuse

Thu, 11/03/2022 - 10:40
Ex-hospital electrician David Fuller is serving a whole-life sentence for the murder of two women.

Damning report on surgeon Prof Sam Eljamel's botched operations

Thu, 11/03/2022 - 06:27
The report into Prof Sam Eljamel, seen by the BBC, said NHS Tayside repeatedly let patients down.

'Seeing Matt Hancock on I'm A Celebrity will bring back heartache'

Thu, 11/03/2022 - 06:16
A bereaved mother says Matt Hancock's decision to go on I'm A Celebrity is disrespectful.

NHS disruption driving rise in heart deaths, charity says

Thu, 11/03/2022 - 03:58
Ambulance delays and waiting lists are driving excess cardiac deaths, the British Heart Foundation says.

Magic-mushroom drug can treat severe depression, trial suggests

Wed, 11/02/2022 - 21:35
In a trial, 25mg of psilocybin put patients in a dreamlike state, making therapy more likely to succeed.

Betsi Cadwaladr: C-section delay left baby severely disabled

Wed, 11/02/2022 - 19:11
A baby was left "severely disabled" after a delay during his delivery by C-section, High Court hears.

NHS boss Amanda Pritchard says patients not getting care they deserve

Wed, 11/02/2022 - 12:40
Challenge facing health service greater than it was at peak of pandemic, says Amanda Pritchard.

Matt Hancock defends joining I'm A Celebrity cast

Wed, 11/02/2022 - 09:19
The ex-health secretary says politicians should "go where the people are" and not "sit in ivory towers".

Benefit cuts for disabled people in hospital called unfair

Wed, 11/02/2022 - 06:35
At least 45,000 disabled people affected this year by so-called hospitalisation rule.