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Beads of Courage

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:22
Children undergoing cancer treatment receive beads to document their journey and one mum wants to expand the scheme.

London's January air quality 'best in 10 years'

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:57
The capital has breached air pollution limits by 6 January every year since 2008.

NI's chief nursing officer says A&E's 'not in crisis'

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:28
Northern Ireland's chief nursing officer says NI emergency departments are "not in crisis".

Weston's tribute to 'remarkable' Falklands surgeon

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 02:23
The Falkands veteran says Surgeon Captain Rick Jolly saved his life and transformed field medicine.

'Being a teenage mother is so lonely'

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 00:56
New guidelines aim to cut UK teenage pregnancy rates which remain among the highest in Europe.

'Floating on air' after surgeons remove 19kg tumour

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 00:44
Watch surgeons as they remove a 19.5kg tumour from a woman's body.

French salmonella baby milk scandal 'affects 83 countries'

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 08:55
The boss of French firm Lactalis says up to 12 million boxes of formula are now subject to a recall.

Living with Alzheimer's at the age of 30

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 14:27
"I'm not going to get better, I'm just going to get worse," says Daniel Bradbury.

More children having teeth out in hospital in England

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 11:11
In one case a 14-year-old's adult teeth were removed due to fizzy drinks and they needed false teeth.

'Liver branding' surgeon Simon Bramhall fined £10,000

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:46
Simon Bramhall is fined for branding his initials on two patients' livers.

Breast cancer survival 'unaffected by faulty gene'

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:26
Young breast cancer patients with faulty BRCA genes have the same survival chances as those without, a study has found.

Personality issue

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:07
Professionals are asking for earlier and better treatment for this poorly understood condition.

'UK should follow Wales' lead on organ donation'

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 11:47
Liver transplant patient Ellie Lacey urges other UK nations to move to presumed consent organ donation.

Teenager dies after catching flu virus

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 08:23
Tributes are paid to an 18-year-old woman who died in hospital a week after becoming ill.

Cycling does not harm men's sexual health, study says

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 03:51
The sexual and urinary health of cyclists is comparable with runners and swimmers, a study suggests.

Reality Check: Is NHS funding worse in Wales?

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 02:23
Theresa May criticised the NHS in Wales for missing targets and claimed funding had been cut.

Magician Dynamo surprises Hampshire youth club

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 01:21
The world famous magician performs tricks at a youth club and offers its members some advice.

The 3,000-mile trip for mental health

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 00:00
Jake Tyler began his epic expedition after suffering a "breakdown" in April 2016.

Flu cases: Surge in hospital admissions

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 14:17
Hospitals in England are seeing very high rates of patients with flu, according to Public Health England.

Patients 'dying in hospital corridors'

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 11:45
Doctors write to the PM warning care is being compromised by 'intolerable' conditions this winter.