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'I call my stem cell donor my sister'

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 00:02
Leukaemia survivor Gary Hodges says Karen Scoldock saved his life when she joined the stem cell register.

Trump visit: Could US companies run NHS services after Brexit?

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 01:07
Several US companies are already involved in small ways in the health service.

Hospital patients die in sandwich listeria outbreak

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 18:28
Three deaths in hospitals in Manchester and Liverpool are linked to pre-packed sandwiches.

NHS report on trust board diversity 'a wake-up call'

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 15:02
Appointments of black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates to senior roles has fallen, a report says.

Large Ebola outbreaks new normal, says WHO

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 01:06
The two largest ever outbreaks of the disease have been in the past five years.

Domestic abuse survivors 'more at risk of serious mental illness'

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 01:05
Opportunities are being missed to detect abuse and support vulnerable women, researchers say.

Peanut allergy: Could treatment change Wrexham boy's life

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 01:04
Six-year-old Bradleigh's family hope a ground-breaking trial will help his potentially fatal allergy.

Cannabis oil mum: 'I'm forced to live abroad to save my child'

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 00:45
Julie Galloway is terrified that seven-year-old Alexa's medication will be confiscated if she returns home.

One million new STIs every day, says WHO

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 15:31
One in 25 people has at least one STI, says the World Health Organization.

Inquiry into Liverpool Community Health failures expected

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 08:20
It is thought 150 deaths at the failed Liverpool Community Health were not properly investigated.

The women from Northern Ireland 'crippled by contraception'

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 06:46
Some mothers from Northern Ireland claim that the Essure implant is worse than child birth.

Ultimate limit of human endurance found

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 01:11
Scientists studied elite events, including a 3,000 mile run and the Tour de France.

Are we more constipated than we think?

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 01:09
A study found doctors and the public disagree over the symptoms, leaving some people undiagnosed.

Surrogacy: 'I wanted to help someone'

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 00:36
Claire Kelly says the law should be updated to make it easier for people to have a surrogate birth.

Trump state visit: President rows back on NHS trade remarks

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 12:21
The president faced a backlash after he said "everything was on the table" for a future trade deal.

Inside the UK's drug buyers' clubs

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 01:05
Patients losing out as a result of high prices are finding alternative ways to get their medicine.

'Alarming rise in self-harm - but only half get care'

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 00:56
Only about half of those who self-harm have access to treatment, research suggests.

What happens when social care stops?

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 00:05
After a six-month hospital stay, Pat, 84, returns home and is offered four weeks of care, but what happens when it runs out?

'Severe PMS was so bad I had a hysterectomy'

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 00:04
Sarah Williams' condition became so severe it ruined relationships and she quit her job.

TB outbreak: Llwynhendy residents queue for screening

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 13:28
More than 100 people who may have been exposed turn up to be tested.