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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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The 10-year-old surfer with no hands or feet

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/23/2022 - 06:04
Jade Edward will represent Scotland at the World Para Surfing Championship in California next month.
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Pregnant soon after miscarriage no more risky - study

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 11/23/2022 - 01:35
There may be no health gain from waiting a recommended six months before trying again, research finds.
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Richard Hammond reveals Top Gear crash coma dream

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/22/2022 - 17:54
The presenter has gone viral on TikTok talking about his experience following a high-speed car crash in 2006.
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Superbug fight 'needs farmers to reduce antibiotic use'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/22/2022 - 01:16
Campaigners say they have found superbugs in rivers and waterways near farms and in livestock waste.
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How many Covid cases does China have and what are its rules?

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/22/2022 - 00:16
Covid-19 is flaring up in China, despite it having some of the toughest lockdown rules in the world.
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Energy bills: Patients prescribed heating as part of health trial

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 11/22/2022 - 00:01
It is aimed at avoiding the cost of hospital care for patients whose conditions are worsened by the cold.
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Fresh talks to avert strike by NHS Scotland staff

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/21/2022 - 20:19
Health Secretary Humza Yousaf is expected to meet health unions in a bid to resolve a pay dispute.
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Chris Hemsworth: Alzheimer’s risk prompts actor to take acting break

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/21/2022 - 12:17
The Thor star has revealed he has a significantly heightened risk of developing the disease.
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East of England Ambulance Service: 'If we are queuing, we can't get to patients'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 11/21/2022 - 12:09
Faced with increasing pressures, what is it like to be a paramedic trying to get to patients?
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