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The Ilford woman who carries her heart in a rucksack
on 20th January 2018 at 11:14 am
Selwa Hussain is the first woman in the UK to leave hospital with an artificial heart. […]
Boxer Bradley Smith: 'How anxiety nearly ruined me'
on 20th January 2018 at 9:47 am
Bradley Smith, 20, from St Ives, people should talk more about mental health. […]
Persian shallot 'could help fight TB antibiotic resistance'
on 20th January 2018 at 12:17 am
Properties in Persian shallots could boost the effects of antibiotic treatment, a study says. […]
Church of England warns future of Down's 'under question'
on 19th January 2018 at 9:59 pm
The Church of England fears new pre-natal tests could lead to a rise in abortions of babies with Down's. […]
Horse trampling woman's face rebuilt
on 19th January 2018 at 11:58 am
Libby Keating's face was repaired by experts at St George's Hospital in Tooting. […]
on 19th January 2018 at 2:30 am
Flu comes along every year - but just how bad it will be is hard to predict. […]
'The infection took my nose and legs'
on 19th January 2018 at 1:44 am
Oxford professor Liz Frood was fit and healthy until she was struck by what she thought was a stomach bug. […]
'Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24'
on 19th January 2018 at 1:21 am
Delayed marriage and parenthood has pushed back perceptions of when adulthood starts. […]
NHS bail-outs could become new normal, National Audit Office says
on 19th January 2018 at 1:19 am
Money meant to transform services has been used to shore up finances, the National Audit Office says. […]
Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’
on 19th January 2018 at 12:25 am
Scientists move nearer to one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer. […]
Should there be a right to die?
on 18th January 2018 at 8:54 pm
Two women explain their opposing views on the contentious right-to-die issue. […]
A&E safety risks in Wales 'unacceptable'
on 18th January 2018 at 5:54 pm
Hospital safety is being "compromised to an unacceptable degree", Welsh emergency consultants warn. […]
UK 'in grip of worst flu season since 2011'
on 18th January 2018 at 5:43 pm
Latest weekly figures show rise in numbers of patients going to their GP and being admitted to hospital. […]
Check the key targets in your area
on 18th January 2018 at 1:17 pm
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E. […]
Noel Conway: Terminally ill man granted assisted dying appeal
on 18th January 2018 at 11:54 am
Noel Conway wins the right to challenge a High Court decision against changing the law on assisted dying. […]
Scottish NHS waiting times performance at new low
on 18th January 2018 at 11:37 am
The latest weekly figures showed that 77.9% of patients were dealt with within the four-hour target time. […]
on 18th January 2018 at 6:48 am
How has Wales' biggest hospital been coping with winter pressures? […]
The choir helping people with dementia
on 18th January 2018 at 5:52 am
"He comes alive when he's here." […]
Angelina Jolie gene testing for all?
on 18th January 2018 at 1:13 am
Testing everyone for cancer risk genes would save lives and is cost effective say doctors. […]
Using cannabis helped ease 'frightening' tremors
on 17th January 2018 at 9:42 pm
A mother-of-two from Pembroke Dock wants to see cannabis legalised to help ease symptoms like hers. […]