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Jones dismisses health inquiry call

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:44
The first minister dismisses calls for an inquiry into the running of the NHS in Wales, as the Conservatives claim a survey shows strong public support for the idea.

VIDEO: Professors on Ebola threat to UK

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:40
Prof Allyson Pollock and Prof Tom Solomon on the western reaction to Ebola and threat to the UK.

VIDEO: Ebola survivors’ blood 'saving lives'

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:21
Blood from survivors of the Ebola virus is being used to treat patients suffering from the disease.

Liver deaths rise linked to alcohol

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:28
Britain's drinking culture has sparked a worrying rise in liver disease deaths, warn health officials.

AUDIO: Increase in liver disease deaths

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:38
Public Health England warns of large jump in the number of people dying of liver disease, triggered by an increase in alcohol consumption.

Nigeria declared free of Ebola

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:25
The World Health Organization declares Nigeria officially free of Ebola - hailing it a "spectacular success story" - after six weeks with no new cases.

NHS radiographers on strike over pay

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:15
Radiographers across the UK begin a four-hour strike in the latest walkout by NHS staff in an ongoing dispute with the government over pay.

Nine hospitals hit by scan strike

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 07:09
Around 550 scans and x-rays are cancelled across Wales as radiographers hold a four-hour strike on Monday.

Untested drugs bill a step closer

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 05:08
A new law that would allow terminally-ill patients in England and Wales to be given untested medicines moves a step closer after receiving government backing.

When the average age of death was zero

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 03:03
The time when the average age of death was zero

VIDEO: WHO to declare Nigeria Ebola free

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 02:26
The WHO is expected to declare Nigeria free from Ebola on Monday with no reported cases of the virus for six weeks due to a rapid and thorough response from healthcare professionals.

VIDEO: Plastic food packaging health fears

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 01:28
BBC Inside Out examines whether health fears over plastic food packaging are justified and asks if BPA should be banned in the UK.

VIDEO: 'Do not resuscitate' controversy

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 01:27
BBC Inside Out looks at the High Court ruling that doctors must ask patients or their relatives whether they want to be resuscitated.

My Sleeping Beauty syndrome nightmare

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 00:54
Why 'Sleeping Beauty' illness is a such a nightmare

Concern over new mums' mental health

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 00:06
Society is paying a "shocking" price for poor mental health care for pregnant women and new mothers in the UK, a report says.

Ebola nurse Pooley back in Africa

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 16:19
William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, returns to Sierra Leone to work at a hospital.

All nations 'have a stake' in Ebola

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 13:02
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says all nations have a stake in the fight against Ebola, which "respects no borders".

VIDEO: The quest for an Ebola vaccine

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 12:01
Authorities in West Africa are struggling to deal with the Ebola outbreak which has already claimed thousands of lives in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.

VIDEO: 'We will bring social care into NHS'

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 12:00
Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham MP talked to the BBC's Andrew Marr about the NHS, Labour's cancer care pledges and the role of the private sector in the NHS.

VIDEO: New research into body image fears

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 08:49
New research shows a majority of adults think body confidence issues affect people of all ages


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