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Clare knitted and raised thousands, now she's in love

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 00:10
When she started knitting after her bereavement, Clare didn’t realise it would raise thousands for charity – and help her find love again.

Christmas 2018: 'It's hard being young and sober'

Sat, 12/22/2018 - 09:53
Three people who all drank in their teens tell how they have turned their back on alcohol.

Parking firm urged to stop pursuing staff at Glasgow hospital

Sat, 12/22/2018 - 00:54
The health secretary asks the company managing parking at Glasgow Royal Infirmary to stop pursuing staff over fines.

Spinal surgery for unborn babies to be available on NHS

Sat, 12/22/2018 - 00:10
The procedure can reduce the likelihood of illnesses later in life and improve walking ability.

Boy, 2, 'castrated' after surgeons operate on wrong testicle

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 09:51
University Hospitals Bristol has apologised after a mistake during an operation to treat an undescended testicle.

Flu jab: 'Vaccinate children to protect older people'

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 01:04
Hywel Dda health board said only 43% of people eligible for a free flu jab last year took up the offer.

Down's syndrome no bar to bilingualism, study suggests

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 01:03
Raising children with Down's syndrome in Welsh and English does not disadvantage them, a study suggests.

Have waits for GP appointments got longer?

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 00:30
Recent figures showed just under a fifth of patients waited longer than a fortnight.

Tax junk food high in sugar and salt, says top doctor

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 00:04
The food industry is "failing the public" and must do more, England's chief medical officer says.

'Drunk tanks' to ease NHS pressure

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 00:04
It is hoped that providing supervised units for revellers who have over-indulged will free up A&E staff.

Pharmacy chain leaks personal details of 24,000 workers

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 16:19
The UK's biggest independent pharmacy chain admits leaking personal details of more than 24,000 employees.

Obama plays Santa at children's hospital in Washington

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 11:28
Former US President Barack Obama plays Santa - delivering gifts, singing and greeting patients.

Five tips if you've found out your child has an allergy

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 00:07
If you've recently found out that your child has an allergy, here's some charity-endorsed tips to help.

Widow's A&E plea after husband dies in hospital corridor

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 16:51
Sharon Donnelly said people were in A&E "needlessly" and staff were "overwhelmed".

Rise in reports of polio-like illness being investigated

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 11:51
Public Health England says there has been a rise in cases of acute flaccid paralysis.

Vanuatu uses drones to deliver vaccines to remote island

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 06:45
Vital medicines are flown to a remote Vanuatu village in what will now become a regular service.

Derby pub's 'sign-a-long' for boy with Down's syndrome

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 04:39
Regulars have learned Makaton sign language to perform five-year-old Oliver Callis's favourite song.

My filler was botched but now I love my natural lips

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 03:29
After 18 months of pain and embarrassment over botched lip filler, we follow Paige, 22, from Doncaster, as she gets hers dissolved.

Prosecutors investigate spinal implant

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 01:41
Swiss prosecutors have launched an investigation into a failed spinal implant approved by UK regulators.

Voice changes may show your date fancies you

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 01:32
Men and women put on a different voice if they are trying to pull someone, a study suggests.