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'We couldn't see an NHS dentist so we pulled out our own teeth'

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 08:59
The British Dental Association says there is an "emerging crisis" in dental care in England.

Learning the lingo

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:31
For doctors who fled to the UK, training to work in the NHS means having to learn the local dialect.

Refugee doctor: 'I hope to make the UK proud'

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:25
Doctors who have travelled to Scotland as refugees are getting the chance to work for the NHS.

Endometriosis: My life full of pain

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 23:06
One in 10 women has it, but getting help for endometriosis is a long and difficult journey for most.

Questions raised about prominent FGM campaigner

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 20:19
A BBC investigation has revealed concerns about some aspects of the work of an FGM campaigner.

Sturgeon says Scotland will end public sector pay cap

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 15:02
The 1% cap on Scottish public sector pay rises will be scrapped next year, Nicola Sturgeon confirms.

Suicidal 'look'?

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 14:44
A mum has shared striking photos to raise awareness that people with mental illness do not look a specific way

Zika virus used to treat aggressive brain cancer

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 14:03
The infection kills off cancerous cells and leaves healthy ones unharmed, animal studies show.

How cosplay helped Rachael recover from an eating disorder

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 13:34
Rachael Huckle's life changed when she started dressing up as her alter-ego.

Should Jeremy Corbyn go vegan?

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 12:40
Daily Politics panellists discuss being vegan after Jeremy Corbyn praised the diet.

Families left devastated by false claims of FGM in girls

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 12:40
A BBC investigation raises serious questions about the handling of FGM in children in the UK.

Rare malaria death of girl in northern Italy puzzles doctors

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:20
The little girl had not been abroad and northern Italy is malaria-free.

Life Is Strange: Before The Storm tackles depression

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:00
The video game sequel seeks to overturn taboos linked to mental health issues.

Grenfell Tower: 'Twenty suicide attempts' since fire

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 09:11
The support network Silence of Suicide says residents have little confidence in "council-led" mental health services.

How one girl's illness changed what a nation eats

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 23:20
How one child's illness led to a revolution in Dutch farming and dramatically reduced the use of antibiotic drugs.

Manchester Arena bomb victim Eve Senior wants to nurse

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 16:25
A Manchester Arena bomb victim tells how the attack has affected her life.

'I was told I'd be fired because of migraines'

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 13:21
Employers are not good enough at supporting staff with migraines, say three UK charities.

'Sharp rise' in student mental illness tests universities

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 12:58
University mental health services face a "considerable challenge", a report says.

Royal baby: Duchess suffers severe morning sickness again

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 10:43
Will it be any easier third time round for the Duchess who was ill during her first two pregnancies?

Organ donors should let family know of intentions, says NHS

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 03:49
Nearly 460 families of potential organ donors declined to donate in 2016.