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Learning disability care 'failing'

3 hours 45 min ago
The government is failing those with learning disabilities by keeping them in hospitals far from home for too long, a report commissioned by NHS England says.

Call for £2bn more for NHS in England

3 hours 49 min ago
Calls for extra money for the NHS in England are intensifying after latest figures show the deficit is growing as performance deteriorates.

The problem with freezing stem cells

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 16:06
What went wrong with a cancer treatment that should have healed rather than harmed?

AUDIO: Alzheimer's and schizophrenia linked

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 13:34
Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia have been shown to impair the same network of cells.

Girl died after stem cell transplant

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 12:20
A problem with the freezing of stem cells may have contributed to the death of a 12-year-old girl with cancer, a coroner rules.

E-cigarette 'lure' might be baseless

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:40
The concern e-cigarettes are a gateway to smoking might be unfounded, data suggests.

Health secretary C. diff statement

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 09:51
Health secretary Shona Robison is to make a statement to MSPs after an inquiry into a C. diff outbreak found "systemic failures".

Many lonely elderly call helpline

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 01:45
In its first year, a free 24-hour UK helpline for the elderly has been inundated with calls about loneliness.

VIDEO: 'End of life care needs more effort'

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:15
Professor Atul Gawande of Harvard University on why more effort needs to be made to improve the last stage in people's lives.

Brain's dementia weak spot found

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 00:06
The brain has a weak spot for Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia, according to experts who have pinpointed the region using scans.

Dying woman sues for diagnosis delay

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 20:07
A terminally ill woman who claims a hospital did not treat her suspected cancer as urgent has launched legal action against a health board.

VIDEO: 'My daughter felt trapped in hospital'

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 17:29
A coroner has concluded the death of a 25-year-old woman in a hospital in East Yorkshire was "not a case of neglect".

Bag-for-life 'bug risk' advice

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 15:40
The Food Standards Agency says people should ensure they use a separate bag for raw meat and fish to avoid contamination with bugs.

NHS strike: A walkout with a difference

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 13:27
NHS strike: A walkout with a difference

VIDEO: NHS pay: Staff morale is 'dreadful'

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:37
Thousands of NHS workers in England and Northern Ireland, including nurses, midwives and ambulance staff, have been staging four hour strikes.

Transplant fears over kidneys deaths

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:05
People who need organ transplants may "die needlessly" following concerns raised by the death of two patients given kidneys infected by a parasitic worm, a leading transplant surgeon warns.

Public have say on health services

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 07:15
The public can have their say on the state of cross-border health services at two meetings on Monday.

Delayed C. diff outbreak report due

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 07:00
A five-year inquiry into Scotland's worst outbreak of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) will be published later.

NHS staff stage four-hour strike

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 02:23
Nurses, midwives, ambulance staff and other NHS workers are staging a four-hour strike on Monday.

Ebola trials 'best chance' for cure

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 02:09
Hopes pinned on Ebola clinical trials in Guinea


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