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Jeremy Hunt calls contaminated-blood scandal a huge failing of democracy

Wed, 07/27/2022 - 18:49
The former health secretary says the state can sometimes "close ranks around a lie".

Fourth patient seemingly cured of HIV

Wed, 07/27/2022 - 15:13
A man who has had HIV since the 1980s had a bone marrow transplant from a donor resistant to the virus.

Guy's and St Thomas': Hospital in meltdown over IT issues - whistleblower

Wed, 07/27/2022 - 06:06
IT servers at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital in London stopped working during last week's heatwave.

Covid origin studies say evidence points to Wuhan market

Tue, 07/26/2022 - 16:32
One of the researchers said he hoped the studies would correct the false theory that it came from a lab.

Monkeypox: CDC says US leads globally in most known cases

Tue, 07/26/2022 - 15:27
The rise in cases comes amid expanded testing in addition to the growing outbreak of the virus.

Covid pandemic births: Mothers 'pitted against midwives'

Tue, 07/26/2022 - 06:27
Elective Caesarean rates spiked due to women trying to get their partners by their side, experts say.

Welsh NHS staff advised how to access food banks

Tue, 07/26/2022 - 06:01
A worker says colleagues were "incredulous" after the email from the Welsh NHS's logistical arm.

Alcohol deaths from pandemic drinking are predicted to rise

Tue, 07/26/2022 - 04:57
Forecasters say heavy home drinking in England is to blame - but it's not too late to address the issue.

Covid 19: 'Giving birth in 2020 was isolating and lonely'

Tue, 07/26/2022 - 00:43
One mother speaks about giving birth in "nightmare" circumstances during the pandemic.

Archie Battersbee: Parents lose appeal over life support

Mon, 07/25/2022 - 16:41
The 12-year-old has been in hospital since being found unconscious at home in April.

NHS staffing crisis: 'I left because it wasn't worth it'

Mon, 07/25/2022 - 15:34
Staff who have quit the NHS say pay, pressure and conditions contributed to their decision.

Likely cause of mystery child hepatitis outbreak found

Mon, 07/25/2022 - 12:09
UK experts believe they can now explain the recent spate of mysterious liver problems in young children.

Dementia: Ex-Wales rugby star fears not recognising his children

Mon, 07/25/2022 - 06:11
Ex-Wales winger Lenny Woodard says some players can't face telling loved ones about their illness.

NHS in England facing worst staffing crisis, MPs warn

Mon, 07/25/2022 - 01:10
The large number of unfilled NHS job vacancies is posing a serious risk to patient safety, MPs say.

Google rules blocked children's diabetes app

Mon, 07/25/2022 - 01:00
An NHS-recommended app says Google will not permit it to send text message alerts about glucose levels.

Is hay fever getting worse in the UK?

Mon, 07/25/2022 - 00:49
Experts say that climate change could lengthen hay fever season and increase pollen potency.

Abortion in US: How misinformation has fuelled the debate

Mon, 07/25/2022 - 00:46
Claims about health concerns and legal rights are intensifying the strength of feeling.

Paid leave for premature births aims to be a relief for parents

Sun, 07/24/2022 - 00:32
A new law would give parents with babies in neonatal units up to an extra 12 weeks of paid leave.

‘A group of builders changed our lives’

Sun, 07/24/2022 - 00:12
Volunteer builders carried out a home extension for a man with a debilitating neurological condition.

Teresa Xu: Chinese woman loses court case over bid to freeze eggs

Sat, 07/23/2022 - 16:29
Teresa Xu took legal action after a Beijing hospital refused to freeze her eggs as she is not married.