Health

Health secretary hints NHS will get more money

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/16/2022 - 11:26
Ahead of Thursday's Autumn Statement, NHS bosses had warned services were facing £7bn shortfall.
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Mental health patients sent miles due to bed shortage

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/16/2022 - 06:17
Patients are being sent more than 60 miles (100km) away, which can delay their recovery.
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Mould at home: How dangerous is it and what can be done?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/16/2022 - 02:35
A build-up of mould can lead to respiratory illnesses, allergies and asthma.
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UK zoonotic research site left to deteriorate - MPs

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/16/2022 - 01:30
A lack of government investment in an animal disease lab is a threat to safety, a report says.
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All GPs to receive direct access to cancer tests

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/16/2022 - 00:43
NHS bosses hope more cancer cases will be spotted early, improving survival rates.
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Leprosy: Ancient disease able to regenerate organs

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/16/2022 - 00:41
Bacteria that cause leprosy are shown to safely grow and regenerate the liver, in animal experiments.
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Boots and balls made for men an injury risk to women footballers

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/16/2022 - 00:37
Experts in women's sport highlight that most kit and technology is designed for the male body.
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How you're born alters vaccines' power

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/15/2022 - 18:03
The types of good bacteria which colonise our bodies at birth could influence how well vaccines work.
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BMA chief warns Scotland's GPs are at 'tipping point'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/15/2022 - 06:21
A shortage of staff and increased demand has left doctors' surgeries at "tipping point", doctors warn.
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Health bosses seek strike deal as talks take place

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/15/2022 - 00:36
Unions to meet Health Secretary Steve Barclay as NHS managers warn strikes will be damaging to patients.
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Orthodontist advised harmful treatment to children, tribunal hears

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/14/2022 - 16:10
Dr Mike Mew's viral jawline shaping methods is scrutinised at a professional misconduct hearing.
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Type 1 diabetes trial to identify at-risk children

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/14/2022 - 11:14
Blood tests will look for markers that could help avoid life-threatening complications.
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Disability and the cost of living: 'It's our son's life'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/14/2022 - 00:01
Six-year-old Cohen survives off the machines in his home and his mum's energy bills could rise to more than £3,000 a year.
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Have I dodged Covid and what does it mean?

BBC Health News Feed - Sun, 11/13/2022 - 01:54
Why have some people never had Covid and can that lead to better vaccines?
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Dementia and sport: Group of former players to take legal action against football's governing bodies

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 11/11/2022 - 11:46
A group of 30 former footballers and their families, including the family of 1966 World Cup winner Nobby Stiles, are suing football's governing bodies, claiming they failed to protect them from brain injuries.
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Desperate NHS paying nurses up to £2,500 a shift

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 11/11/2022 - 03:19
Spending on agency staff jumps by 20% as bosses pay premium rates to plug holes in rotas.
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'Leap forward' in tailored cancer medicine

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 11/11/2022 - 01:09
Patients' own immune systems redesigned to attack their own cancer in US study.
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Nurses' union pay demands not affordable, says Rishi Sunak

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 11/10/2022 - 20:28
Royal College of Nursing want a 17% pay increase and voted to take strike action across the UK.
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Does the average nurse earn £34,000 a year?

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 11/10/2022 - 17:37
Nurses have voted to strike. How much do they earn at the moment?
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Record numbers faced four-hour A&E waits in England in October

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 11/10/2022 - 11:50
Only 69% of patients were seen, admitted or discharged within four hours in October, below the 95% target.
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