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University Hospitals Birmingham: Half of staff felt bullied

5 hours 49 min ago
Some staff at University Hospitals Birmingham say they feared complaining would only make things worse.
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UK's first consumption room for illegal drugs given go-ahead

9 hours 6 min ago
It will involve users taking their own illegal drugs in a hygienic environment under supervision.
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Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust admits failures over deaths

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 17:40
Christie Harnett, 17, and another woman took their own lives at separate hospitals in Middlesbrough.
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Lib Dem leader Ed Davey pledges two-month cancer treatment guarantee

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 17:12
The Lib Dem leader launches an all-out attack on the Tories' NHS record in his conference speech.
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Vapes '95% safer' than cigarettes messaging backfired

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 17:00
The messaging around vaping may be driving children and teens to take up the habit, says expert.
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New Covid and flu dashboard launched for England

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 15:37
It will track cases of a number of winter illnesses to help monitor pressure on the NHS.
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UK-produced pandemic flu vaccine deal agreed by government

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 12:52
The UK Health Security Agency's agreement enables the production of millions of influenza vaccines.
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Addenbrooke's Hospital children's bone marrow transplant service opens

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 06:51
Will Grocott, 15, is the first to receive treatment from the service at Addenbrooke's Hospital.
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Skin cancer: BBC's Anna Varle shares basal cell carcinoma experience

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 06:03
BBC journalist Anna Varle shares her experience of skin cancer to raise awareness.
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GPs' lack of asthma testing is abysmal, charity says

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 01:24
Asthma and Lung UK says people with breathing difficulties are being denied the diagnosis they need.
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Breast cancer: The Asian survivors tackling taboo in the community

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 00:48
Asian women are being encouraged to push past cultural stigma and get checked for breast cancer.
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Newcastle Hospitals blames computer error for losing patient letters

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 00:01
The healthcare regulator has sought urgent assurances over patient safety at Newcastle Hospitals.
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Warning sick days at highest level for decade

Tue, 09/26/2023 - 00:00
Workers are taking more days off due to stress, Covid and the cost-of living crisis, research suggests.
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NHS strikes: More than a million appointments cancelled in England

Mon, 09/25/2023 - 17:34
There are calls for both sides to end the doctors' pay row, ahead of joint strike action next week.
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What you need to know about Covid as new variant rises

Sun, 09/24/2023 - 00:15
Hospitalisations have gone up since the summer and a new variant is spreading. Should we be concerned?
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Long Covid: MRI scans reveal new clues to symptoms

Sat, 09/23/2023 - 00:50
Further evidence emerges that a serious infection can leave some major organs with long-term damage.
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Family of ill teen say they were silenced by courts

Fri, 09/22/2023 - 18:43
The 19-year-old is named as Sudiksha Thirumalesh after legal restrictions are lifted.
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Children on Addenbrooke's Hospital wards offered PE lessons

Fri, 09/22/2023 - 05:51
Ella, nine, finds hospital "boring" and loves the lessons which are believed to be a hospital first.
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Girl receives UK's first rejection-free kidney from mum

Fri, 09/22/2023 - 03:39
Doctors reprogrammed eight-year-old Aditi's immune system so she does not need daily anti-rejection drugs.
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Student's 'freshers' flu' turned out to be meningitis

Thu, 09/21/2023 - 06:27
A student who ignored the symptoms of meningitis urges others to be aware of the signs.
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