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Mental health budgets 'still being cut despite pledge'

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 18:01
Mental health services in England are still having their budgets cut, despite government assurances they would be funded on a par with physical healthcare, figures suggest.

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation trust out of special measures

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 14:12
A mental health trust has been taken out of special measures, 19 months after it became the first in England to have the conditions imposed.

'Allergic to water'

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 08:59
Cases of allergy to water are very rare - but several people came forward to share their experience after the condition was discussed on the Jeremy Vine Show.

Pharmacy funding cuts 'could force closures'

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 06:00
Pharmacies in England could face steep funding cuts within weeks that will force some to close, the industry's negotiating body tells the BBC.

Why are some toddlers fussy eaters?

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 04:47
New research from scientists at UCL suggests fussy eating is down to genetic influences rather than the result of poor parenting.

Parking charges rise at 'one in three hospitals'

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 02:24
A third of hospital trusts in England have increased their car parking charges in the last year, it is being reported.

Fussy-eating toddlers 'not the fault of parents'

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 01:46
Children are born with a fussiness towards food which is hard-wired into their DNA, scientists say - so are parents off the hook?

Warning issued over faulty defibrillators in public places

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 16:50
More than 2,000 defibrillators available for use in public places, like schools and train stations, are faulty and will not deliver an electric shock in an emergency.

Summer 2016 'worse than most winters for A&E'

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 10:03
Waiting times in A&E units in England this summer have been worse than every winter for the past 12 years bar one, figures show.

Baby loss taboo

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 09:28
As parliament debates baby loss for the first time, parents tell the BBC their stories and urge an end to the taboos surrounding second trimester loss, stillbirth and neonatal death.

NHS Wales: £700m 'black hole' fear as pressures rise

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 06:38
The NHS in Wales could face a £700m black hole in its finances in just three years time according to new research by leading experts.

MPs to debate 'silent killer' of baby deaths

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 03:58
MPs are to take part in a landmark Commons debate on stillbirths and other forms of baby loss, described as a taboo and a "silent killer".

Safety fears in two-thirds of England's A&Es, inspectors say

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 02:06
Safety concerns have been raised about two-thirds of A&E units in England, with inspectors blaming underfunding of council care services for causing overcrowding in hospitals.

Council care cuts 'affecting A&E'

Thu, 10/13/2016 - 00:23
The Care Quality Commission annual report says emergency care is one of the poorest performing parts of the health system.

Woman diagnosed with HIV after 30 years

Wed, 10/12/2016 - 16:53
People with HIV are being diagnosed late because hospitals and GP practices in England and Scotland are ignoring guidelines and failing to carry out HIV checks.

Hospitals and GP practices fail to check for HIV

Wed, 10/12/2016 - 10:25
Some hospitals and GP practices in England and Scotland are failing to carry out recommended HIV checks, a BBC investigation finds.

Son's flu was 'awful', says mother as vaccination drive starts

Wed, 10/12/2016 - 02:46
The mother of a three-year-old boy has described the terrible moments when he got flu last winter, as health officials urge people to come forward for vaccination.

Three-person baby 'race' dangerous

Wed, 10/12/2016 - 02:38
A "race" to make babies from three people is a major worry, duping couples and a dangerous experiment on mums and babies, warn scientists and ethicists.

'Dementia link to sudden low blood pressure and dizziness'

Wed, 10/12/2016 - 02:28
People who experience frequent drops in blood pressure or dizziness when suddenly standing up are at increased risk of dementia, scientists say.

List of dementia environmental risk factors drawn up

Wed, 10/12/2016 - 01:00
A shortlist of environmental factors that may contribute to the risk of developing dementia is drawn up by experts.


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