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How do we pay for innovative drugs?

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 01:01
How should we pay for innovative drugs?

VIDEO: 'We must plan ahead on cancer'

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 16:47
Patients are to be given the option to refer themselves for cancer tests, as part of an NHS England bid to diagnose an extra 10% of people early.

VIDEO: Cancer task force looks at diagnosis

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 09:10
An independent cancer task force is being set up in England, to try to diagnose the disease earlier.

VIDEO: Child marriage in Ivory Coast

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 05:11
The health consequences of child marriage can be devastating, but it is a common practice across the developing world. A recent court case in Ivory Coast aims to tackle this issue.

All aboard the chemo bus

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 01:19
How the chemo bus brings treatment to the doorstep

VIDEO: Sussex GP weekend appointments offered

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 00:37
GPs have offered weekend appointments across an area of West Sussex to alleviate the pressure on hospital A&E departments.

VIDEO: Chemotherapy on your doorstep

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 00:32
Frequent trips to hospital for cancer treatment can be inconvenient and exhausting, but Dr Ayan Panja visits a specially designed bus that brings chemotherapy to patients' doorsteps.

NHS aims for earlier cancer diagnosis

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 00:05
NHS England has announced plans to diagnose an extra 10% of patients with cancer early, in a bid to save more lives.

Health warning on air pollution data

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 00:02
Air pollution in Scotland's towns and cities is creating a public health crisis, according to environmental campaigners.

VIDEO: How UK nurse may have got Ebola

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 14:30
Dr Umar Ahmed is a 29-year-old NHS medic who worked at a hospital in east London before deciding to come to Freetown to help in the outbreak.

VIDEO: In an Ebola treatment centre

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 08:19
Save The Children says it is confident about the safety procedures at its Ebola treatment centre at Kerry Town in Sierra Leone where a British nurse Pauline Cafferkey caught the disease.

A testing week for the NHS

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 22:36
The BBC's Hugh Pym looks back at a testing week for the NHS

The 'golden rule' of NHS politics

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 19:00
Chris Mason's tongue-in-cheek take on politicians and the NHS

VIDEO: Why are A&E queues rising at hospitals?

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 14:23
The NHS is "soaking up ever more pressure" says the president of the College of Emergency Medicine.

Vaccines move to Ebola frontline

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 12:50
Two promising Ebola vaccines are to be tried on the frontline of the epidemic in West Africa, the World Health Organization has announced.

A&E waits in England 'getting worse'

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 09:43
Waiting times in A&E units in England have got even worse in the New Year, figures show.

Private firm pulls out of hospital

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 09:14
The company which became the first private firm to manage an NHS hospital says it is looking to "withdraw from its current contract".

Elastic implant 'reverses paralysis'

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 08:31
An elastic implant that moves with the spinal cord can restore the ability to walk in paralysed rats, say scientists.

VIDEO: Worst A&E waiting times in a decade

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 07:52
Waiting times in Accident and Emergency departments in England over the Christmas period are the worst in a decade.

VIDEO: Deadly snakes aid medical research

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 01:55
How milking the venom from deadly snakes could save lives.


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