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Folic acid: Consultation starts on plan to fortify flour

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 02:38
The government is consulting on the plan, aimed at preventing birth defects such as spina bifida.

Students want parents to be told in mental health crisis

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 02:20
Two-thirds of students say universities should contact parents about any serious mental health issues.

Brexit: Care providers say number of EU workers falling

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 00:03
Social care providers tell Newsnight the number of EU nationals working in the sector has fallen since Brexit.

New Ebola outbreak in DRC is 'truly frightening', says Wellcome Trust director

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 20:16
The head of a major medical charity says the spread of Ebola in the DRC shows no signs of stopping.

Can cannabis treatments save my child?

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 17:55
Scottish parents are smuggling prescription cannabis into the country to give to their seriously ill children.

Trust me, I’m a disabled doctor

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 05:13
Limb loss, dyslexia and mental health difficulties - and that's just the medical staff.

GP 'ghost patients' to be investigated by NHS fraud squad

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 01:53
Investigators will try to find out whether GPs have been claiming fees for non-existent patients.

Music festival lighting 'can trigger epileptic fits'

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 01:39
Strobe lighting at dance music festivals can increase the risk of epileptic seizures, researchers warn.

Education: Wales NHS bill will rise without PE lessons

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 00:06
The new curriculum for Wales does not specify a set amount of physical activity every week.

North Essex Partnership: Review ordered into mental health trust failings

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 00:04
Two men died and health staff did not learn from "repeated and critical" failings, a report says.

DR Congo Ebola outbreak: Child in Uganda diagnosed with virus

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 22:07
A five-year-old boy is the first case confirmed in Uganda, after outbreak kills hundreds in DR Congo.

Newham General Hospital apology over woman's cat bite death

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 16:14
Newham General Hospital apologises after a patient was sent home without the appropriate treatment.

Contaminated blood inquiry: 'My four brothers died'

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 15:53
John Cornes, one of six brothers infected by contaminated blood, said his family had been "ripped apart".

Contaminated blood inquiry: 'We watched them all die'

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:16
John Cornes is one of six brothers infected by contaminated blood through NHS transfusions.

'Our life savings are spent on care that should be free'

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 03:04
Vulnerable patients are missing out on NHS funding for home care they are legally entitled to, it's claimed.

Postcode lottery for speech therapy, says commissioner

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 02:23
England's children's commissioner highlights "enormous variation" in money spent across the regions.

Postpartum psychosis: 'I always feared I’d go mad, and when I had my son I did'

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 00:21
Jen Wight had a good job, was happily married and had just given birth to a baby boy. But then things started to go wrong.

MSPs to vote on organ donation opt-out legislation

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 00:08
A bill that would assume people support organ donation unless they state otherwise is set to win the backing of Holyrood.

Shrewsbury hospital nurse is swimming the River Severn

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 00:02
The 220-mile challenge to swim the River Severn from source to sea is under way for charity.

Big data 'can stop malaria outbreaks before they start'

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 23:53
Technology in Norway is helping to stop malaria deaths thousands of miles away in Bangladesh.