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Ebola team will miss 'human touch'

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 20:02
The NHS volunteers travelling to Sierra Leone

VIDEO: Labour calls for NHS investment

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:15
The Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls is calling for £1bn of banking scandal fines to be invested in the NHS.

VIDEO: NHS staff set off to help fight Ebola

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 08:03
The first group of NHS medical staff are due to travel to Sierra Leone on Saturday to help the fight against the Ebola outbreak.

NHS staff to fly out to fight Ebola

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 01:21
The first NHS staff are due to fly from London to Sierra Leone to help the fight against the Ebola virus.

VIDEO: A&Es miss four-hour wait standard

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 20:20
NHS England figures show 92.9% of patients were seen within four hours of arrival in A&E last week- the lowest percentage since April 2013.

VIDEO: Bid to 'remove worst bits' of Health Act

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 14:25
Liz Kendall says a Labour private member's bill would remove the worst bits of the huge Health and Social Care Act.

A&Es miss four-hour wait standard

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:04
NHS England figures show 92.9% of patients were seen within four hours of arrival in A&E last week- the lowest percentage since April 2013.

Early sign of yellow fever found

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:05
An early signifier of yellow fever, an infectious disease which can be fatal, could lead to a new treatment and better diagnosis, a study said.

VIDEO: 'Bed blockers face legal action'

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:08
A hospital is to give so-called "bed blockers" seven days to leave or face possible legal action, saying that too many families are refusing to take elderly relatives home.

MPs to debate NHS 'privatisation'

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 02:15
MPs will debate are to debate a bill which its supporters say will roll back what they see as the creeping privatisation of the NHS in England

'No fertility help for cancer young'

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 00:18
Young women with breast cancer are not being told about the possibility of freezing eggs or embryos ahead of potentially damaging chemotherapy treatment, says charity Breast Cancer Care.

NHS 'should use cancer drug for eyes'

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 00:13
A drug that prevents elderly people losing their sight should be routinely available on the NHS, says the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Watchdog ranks mental health trusts

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:05
Health watchdog the Care Quality Commission ranks mental health NHS trusts in England in terms of risk of providing poor care.

Breastfeeding voucher trial results

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:39
Initial results of a controversial scheme offering shopping vouchers to persuade mothers to breastfeed have shown promise, researchers say.

Female bosses 'more depressed'

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 16:59
Women with job authority are more likely than men to display symptoms of depression, according to research in the US.

Unions consider Wales-only pay deal

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 07:35
Union leaders are due to decide later whether to accept the first Wales-only pay deal offered to NHS staff.

VIDEO: Obesity costs UK £47bn a year

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 06:58
New research suggests that obesity is a greater burden on the UK's economy than armed violence, war and terrorism.

Bed blockers 'face legal action'

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 06:09
A hospital is to give so-called "bed blockers" seven days to leave or face possible legal action, saying too many families are refusing to take elderly relatives home when they are fit to go.

Obesity 'costing same as smoking'

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 02:42
The worldwide cost of obesity is about the same as smoking or armed conflict and greater than both alcoholism and climate change, research suggests.

Complex jobs 'may protect memory'

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 01:41
People with mentally taxing jobs, including lawyers and graphic designers, may end up having better memory in old age, research suggests.

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