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We want our Brexit cash boost - NHS boss Simon Stevens

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 13:54
NHS England head Simon Stevens said the public would want to see Leave campaign promises honoured.

University Hospital, Cardiff 'critical' mortuary failings

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 13:10
Human tissue was kept longer than necessary after post-mortem examinations at Wales' biggest hospital.

We want our Brexit cash boost - NHS boss

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 11:24
NHS England's Simon Stevens says the service needs the money that was promised in the referendum.

Thousands living with advanced cancer, says Macmillan

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 01:31
New research shows thousands of people with stage 4 cancer in England are living for two years or more.

NHS appeal for black blood donors 'drops straight knowledge'

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 14:23
Heading off racial confusion, an NHS Twitter account breaks out the gifs in appeal for more black donors.

Cartoonist thought chronic pain would end career

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 14:03
Bunny Suicides cartoonist thought his chronic pain would mean he'd have to quit drawing.

Norfolk and Norwich Hospital creates A&E for elderly patients

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:38
A hospital's plans to create an emergency department for the elderly is welcomed by Age UK.

'UK wellbeing rises after Brexit vote'

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:24
There have been small but significant improvements in people's happiness in the last year, say UK officials.

Racing driver with cerebral palsy dreams of motorsport glory

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:40
Chris Carter's motorsport dream has moved a step closer after he completed a testing session.

NI women 'waiting longer' to have babies

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:13
The average age of a first-time mother has risen from 24 to 28, new statistics suggest.

NHS staff 'working on edge of safety'

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 03:28
Demand for services is outstripping the rise in the number of people employed by the health service in England.

Malaria breath test shows promise

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 03:21
People with the disease give off a distinctive "breath-print" that could aid rapid diagnosis, say experts.

'Tubby and terrified

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 02:38
Girls are half as likely as boys to be physically active - and lack of confidence is to blame.

'I've waited 4 years for a transplant'

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 00:38
Doctors say black and Asian patients are needlessly dying while waiting for organ transplants because of a severe shortage of ethnic minority donors in the UK.

War wounds

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 00:27
Meeting the patients of a MSF-run hospital in Jordan.

Wrexham woman's 999 call classed in 'wrong category'

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 14:55
A woman who later died should have had her 999 call classed as more urgent, an inquest hears.

Police investigate 17 child sexting cases a day

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 09:36
Police warn of a "worrying upward trend" and call for social networks to remove images faster.

NHS offers smartphone GP appointments

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 08:54
Trials will take place in London where 3.5 million patients will be able to have video consultations via smartphone.

Australia gonorrhoea cases surge 63%

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 08:14
Rates of the disease rose 63% in five years, led by infections in young heterosexual city dwellers.

Scotland offers free abortions to women from Northern Ireland

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 07:24
New regulations allowing women from Northern Ireland to access abortion services come into force.