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How to protect your skin in the heat

4 hours 51 min ago
Dermatologist Adeline Kikam on coping with conditions that can develop in rising temperatures.

Thousands more NHS beds to be created in England this winter

10 hours 17 min ago
Health service chiefs have promised some 7,000 extra beds in England to tackle increased demands.

Covid: Evusheld antibody protection ruled out for most vulnerable

12 hours 9 min ago
The antibody injection had promised a protection boost to those with conditions such as blood cancer.

Melanoma: 'Doctors said my cancerous mole was fungus'

19 hours 57 min ago
By the time BBC journalist Sarah Lee was able to get doctors to listen, her cancer had spread.

Monkeypox: Lack of vaccines pauses rollout in Brighton

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 20:53
Stocks of the vaccine run low in the UK, with a new batch not due to arrive until next month.

NHS IT supplier held to ransom by hackers

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 13:28
Its IT provider says it may take three or four weeks to fully recover from the cyber-attack.

Ambulance calls for most serious conditions hit record

Thu, 08/11/2022 - 12:00
Official figures from NHS England suggest high demand for emergency services and hospitals.

Urgent polio boosters for London children

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 12:26
Nearly a million children, aged one to nine, will be offered a jab in the next month after virus found in sewage.

'I've been let down - I shouldn't have stage-4 cancer'

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 11:05
Caroline Boulton says there have been delays at every stage of her treatment for breast cancer.

UK heatwave: Four-day extreme heat warning for parts of UK

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 18:16
The Met Office says temperatures will be below July's record highs - but this heatwave will last longer.

Olivia Newton-John's cancer-research legacy

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 15:42
The singer and actress spent years raising money to fund cancer research.

Child deaths expose mental health unit pressures

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 03:01
Chelsea Mooney was 17 when she died in a Camhs unit last year, following a self-harm incident.

US doctor issues warning of many undiagnosed polio cases

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 03:00
The New York State medic says there could be hundreds, or even thousands, of infected people there.

Backlog of longest-wait patients slashed in England

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 02:56
Thousands waiting more than two years for scans, checks and surgery have finally been treated.

NHS demands cannot wait for new prime minister, says health secretary

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 03:37
The health secretary says hospitals could face "very serious challenges" this autumn and winter.

Extent of struggle to find NHS dentist revealed by far-reaching BBC research

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 00:04
Nine in 10 UK dentists are not accepting new adult patients, while eight in 10 are refusing children.

The woman who found a new life after being given six weeks to live

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 00:03
In 2015, Andrea Sheardown was diagnosed with a rare liver cancer and given just six weeks to live.

Ysbyty Glan Clwyd: Stroke patients would rather go to England

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 00:01
A new report highlights a significant risks to patient safety at the Denbighshire hospital A&E.

Archie Battersbee: No parent must go through this again - family

Sun, 08/07/2022 - 21:48
The 12-year-old's family say they were "stripped of all our rights" in a legal battle with doctors.

Infected blood scandal victims in line to get £100,000

Sun, 08/07/2022 - 17:26
The PM wants payments to be made to survivors "as soon as possible", says Downing Street.