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'Undervalued' GPs fuelling a 'crisis'

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 06:06
The number of full-time GPs fell by almost 1,200 last year, with some worried over their own health.

Comedian Karl Minns: 'My battle with depression'

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 17:22
The performer has discussed his real-life struggles and the issue of men's mental health.

'What if they leave her sitting in the corner?'

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 17:09
Three in four family carers have no plan for when they can't look after their relatives, a charity suggests.

Players taunted footballer over depression

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 16:26
David Cox says he was called a "psycho" and mocked on the pitch for discussing his mental health difficulties.

East of England ambulance delays 'linked to 81 deaths'

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 16:11
MPs are told of 120 serious incidents involving ambulance delays so far this winter.

Cervical smear tests: Essex women 'wrongly given all clear'

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 15:53
Seventeen women are contacted after samples were reanalysed following issues with a lab service.

Commons hears emotionally charged account of stillbirth

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 15:36
An MP weeps as she tells how not being able to register her stillborn daughter has left her devastated.

Emotionally charged Commons hears stillbirth account

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 15:28
Labour MP weeps as she tells how not being able to register her stillborn daughter left her devastated.

Doctors given approval for UK's first 'three-person babies'

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 12:23
The advanced form of IVF aims to prevent genetic diseases being passed to children.

The mum and baby pole dancing class

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:18
A fitness class in north Manchester is teaching new mums how to pole dance and do aerial hoops - and their babies can come along too.

Curb rising NHS negligence payouts, health leaders urge

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 03:15
Health leaders call for reforms to the negligence claims system, saying the costs are unsustainable.

Nottingham's QMC 'would not see' miscarrying woman

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 00:45
Emily Daft said she started bleeding but the hospital refused to see her and she was left to miscarry at home.

Prostate cancer deaths overtake those from breast cancer

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 00:07
An ageing population means more men are developing and dying from prostate cancer.

Mind control

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 00:05
Controlling machines using thought can be used in medicine, gaming, transport and many other sectors.

Fully funding IVF would improve safety for mothers, experts say

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 00:05
The practice would help lower rates of multiple pregnancies, which carry health risks, experts say.

Doctor shares dying children's wishes: 'Be kind and eat ice cream'

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 19:08
Paediatrician shares inspiring thoughts of kids in his palliative care and has overwhelming response.

Patients 'sent home to no heat or light'

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 17:20
A lack of home checks means some patients are stuck in an endless cycle of hospital readmissions, the British Red Cross says.

Eilidh Johnstone: Blind skier, 10, dreams of Paralympics

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 16:52
Eilidh Johnstone is in training to join a visually-impaired skiing team and has big ambitions.

Alfie Evans: Continuing life support 'futile'

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 16:33
Alfie Evans' father broke down as a court heard his 20-month-old son's life expectancy was limited.

Tallulah Self, 18, was in hospital with anorexia

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 13:50
Film-maker Tallulah Self said a calorie-counting campaign was sending out a negative message to those living with eating disorders.