Health

NHS Wales: Betsi Cadwaladr patients ask boss if it's safe

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/28/2022 - 06:16
North Wales' health board has been hit by a series of failures and criticisms in its short history.
Categories: Health

The Essex police traffic officer whose photography has helped manage PTSD

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/28/2022 - 01:46
"I saw things no-one should see," says a traffic police officer who now takes solace behind a lens.
Categories: Health

Palliative care: 'My dad should not have been expected to die in office hours'

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 11/27/2022 - 22:39
Most of the UK lacks consistent round-the-clock care for the terminally ill, research suggests.
Categories: Health

Scientists say eight glasses of water a day may be too much

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 16:59
Aberdeen scientists have found the recommended intake of two litres of water a day may be excessive.
Categories: Health

How much do you know about nurses' pay? Try our quiz.

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 08:45
The BBC's Laura Foster tests your knowledge with five questions on nurses' pay.
Categories: Health

Planned Caesarean births have doubled in 20 years in Scotland

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 06:12
There were more than 8,000 elective Caesareans in Scotland last year - the highest total on record.
Categories: Health

Intensive care delirium: 'I hallucinated that I'd been kidnapped'

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 06:09
Jan Ehtash endured strange and unsettling visions as she battled Covid in a south London hospital.
Categories: Health

UK to send 24 ambulances to Ukraine, says foreign secretary during visit

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 05:13
Foreign Secretary James Cleverly is in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv for talks with President Zelensky.
Categories: Health

Universal flu vaccine could counter future pandemic

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 01:59
Animal trials, using the same mRNA technology as successful Covid vaccines, have gone well, scientists say.
Categories: Health

Nurses to strike for two days before Christmas

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 00:00
Royal College of Nursing members are set to stage their biggest-ever NHS walkout on 15 and 20 December.
Categories: Health

Ashford bacteria outbreak: Primary school pupil dies with infection

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 20:56
A second child is taken to hospital and pupils and staff are being prescribed antibiotics.
Categories: Health

Ulster Hospital: Bed pressures 'worse than during Covid'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 16:34
A senior hospital manager says it is difficult to secure community care for vulnerable discharged patients.
Categories: Health

Logan Mwangi murder: Injuries seen as accident by doctor

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 15:16
Logan went to hospital with a broken arm and bruises but was not referred to child protection.
Categories: Health

Muckamore Inquiry: Woman recalls brother's neglect at hospital

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 14:48
A witness says her brother suffered from "awful" personal hygiene and lost weight in the hospital.
Categories: Health

Patients dying as ambulances face crippling delays in England

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 11:38
Warning by NHS bosses as nearly three in 10 crews caught in queues outside A&E in England last week.
Categories: Health

Cost of living: Patients refuse sick notes over lost pay worry - GPs

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 11/24/2022 - 11:04
GPs say there is clear evidence of the negative impact of the cost of living on patients' health.
Categories: Health

Health trust running unit which saw abuse faces NHS intervention

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/23/2022 - 14:03
The trust in charge of a centre where the BBC uncovered abuse will get "focused assistance", the NHS says.
Categories: Health

Whipps Cross Hospital failings led to man's death before wedding

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/23/2022 - 13:36
Andy Shewan's partner June Richards has been paid £10,000 in compensation by the hospital.
Categories: Health

The puzzle of UK’s half a million missing workers

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/23/2022 - 13:00
The number out of work through ill health has been rising sharply - and no-one is really sure why.
Categories: Health

They died suddenly - then the anti-vax trolling started

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/23/2022 - 12:13
A new "documentary" falsely blames Covid vaccines for deaths of young people.
Categories: Health

Pages