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What happens when someone calls 999

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 10:43
BBC Scotland follows a 999 call from the moment it is received by health service call handlers.

Are trampoline parks safe enough?

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 10:40
A group of organisations, including the governing body of gymnastics, want trampoline parks to adhere to a set of safety guidelines.

Specialist paramedic: 'It could be anything, anywhere'

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 09:21
A dementia patient with chest pain, a man with prostate cancer, a feverish baby and an alcoholic who has hit his head... all patients attended by one paramedic in one day.

Trampoline parks 'need more safety measures'

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 06:16
There should be more safety measures in place at trampoline parks, a group of organisations say.

New nursing apprentice role announced

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 04:02
Aspiring nurses can soon enrol on a new on-the-job apprenticeship role, the government says.

Life on the frontline for paramedics

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 02:50
What is it like for a paramedic on the frontline?

Sleep deprivation 'costs UK £40bn a year'

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 01:20
Sleep-deprived workers are costing the UK economy £40bn a year and face a higher risk of death, says a new study.

Ambulance crews 'struggle to reach 999 calls'

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 00:50
Ambulance services are struggling to reach the seriously ill quickly enough after rising demand has left the system at breaking point, a BBC investigation has found.

Successful pregnancy more likely sooner after miscarriage, say researchers

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 00:16
Women are more likely to have a successful pregnancy if they conceive sooner after a miscarriage rather than waiting, researchers say.

Philip Morris could stop making conventional cigarettes

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 00:03
Philip Morris is launching a new cigarette in the UK which it says could see it stop selling conventional cigarettes altogether.

HIV stigma

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 20:20
Prime Minister Theresa May condemns continuing stigma against people living with HIV in the UK.

Five ways services are innovating

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 18:31
Ambulance services are looking at new ways to meet the growing demand.

Mark Austin: Anorexia put my daughter in danger

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 15:08
The ITN newsreader talks about struggling to get the right care.

A father and son talk about their experience battling OCD

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 13:51
Richard has suffered from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder since he was a teenager. He and his father have been talking about their lives.

'Teachers worried my self-harm was contagious'

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 13:49
Emma, who has bipolar disorder, describes how her friends and teachers treated her

Healthy women should take breast cancer pill, says NICE

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 12:08
Hundreds of thousands of healthy women should take pills to cut their risk of breast cancer, says NHS watchdog.

Scottish life expectancy 'still lowest in UK'

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 11:00
Life expectancy for Scottish men and women has continued to improve - but they still die younger on average than people anywhere else in the UK.

Altnagelvin Hospital: Staff 'tired, burnt out, stressed'

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 10:56
Northern Ireland's health regulator has raised concerns about staffing levels at Altnagelvin Hospital's Emergency Department.

Obese patients and smokers face surgery delays in York

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 08:46
Health bosses have approved plans to delay routine surgery for smokers and obese people.

Paralympian David Smith: A letter to my younger self

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 08:25
Paralympian David Smith reads out a letter – written to his younger, pre-surgery self.


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