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'Nosy' midwife struck off for viewing friends' records

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 20:02
Vicky Anne Bloxham was sacked by University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust.

Hair dye dangers warning for children

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 18:06
"Lives at risk" as some salons in Wales offer hair colour appointments for under-16s.

IVF: Patients face postcode lottery for treatment

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 11:20
Figures show just 24 of 208 clinical commissioning groups offer three rounds of IVF treatment.

Gordon Brown reveals fight for eyesight in new memoir

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 07:58
Ex-PM also opens up about his struggle to reach voters in the "touchy-feely" social media era.

'Radical changes' needed to £1bn stroke care

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 06:16
Costs may triple by 2035 if no action is taken, warns the Stroke Association charity.

Warning over dangers of smoking around pets

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 05:30
Experts are trying to raise awareness of the impact on animals.

The nurse hired to combat cancer myths online

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 04:10
A cancer charity said myths online leave patients "scared and at risk of bogus cures".

Violent outbursts

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 01:45
Parents struggling to cope with their violent autistic children say they are not being supported.

Knitting 'knockers' for Kenyan breast cancer survivors

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 00:38
Meet the knitting group helping Kenyan women with breast cancer.

Emergency GP service in Somerset 'unacceptable'

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 00:21
Heath chiefs have considered scrapping Vocare's contract to supply the service.

NHS Airbnb-style scheme 'not ruled out' by minister

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 14:34
A minister says the idea of patients being discharged to people's spare rooms must be scrutinised.

Scars and fears

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 11:26
Becky Morgans is campaigning to raise awareness of heart disease in young people.

Margaret Wilson: Flying Nightingale, 95, seeks fellow nurse's family

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 23:04
Margaret Wilson offered to take the place of a WW2 nurse who died en route to help wounded soldiers.

10 things to know about sleep as the clocks go back

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 00:57
The clocks are about to go back in the UK. How does sleep affect our lives?

Marriage may protect against dementia

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 23:12
The closeness of friendships also seemed to be more important than the number.

Young people 'not receiving mental health care they need'

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 09:30
Children are facing long waiting times and unequal access to mental health services, a report says.

The hopes and fears of young people facing life-limiting conditions

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 07:15
A pioneering new project helps young people with life-limiting conditions to express their opinions.

NHS 'could have prevented' WannaCry ransomware attack

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 06:57
Recommendations which could have stopped the WannaCry ransomware attack were ignored, a report says.

Indian surgeons separate twins joined at the head

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 05:16
Two-year-old boys Jaga and Kalia underwent 16 hours of surgery, the first of its kind in India.

'How abortions changed our lives'

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 01:29
The Abortion Act is 50 years old. Two women who've had an abortion, then and now, share their stories.