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Assaults on mental health staff in Wales halved

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 00:15
A ward manager - who was previously attacked - says staff try to create a rapport with patients.

Brazilian butt lift victim 'wanted op for some time'

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 16:52
Leah Cambridge was said to have gone under the knife after growing paranoid about excess stomach weight.

Shropshire baby deaths: Review 'not watered down'

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 16:24
Donna Ockenden said the inquiry into Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust now included 250 families.

'Unacceptable' self-harm images still on Instagram

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 15:10
The NSPCC says leaving graphic images of cutting on the site is "simply not acceptable".

NI cancer rates increase by 15%

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 14:01
NI Cancer Research Registry says one-in-five patients die within five months due to late diagnosis.

Professor Stephen Hawking's nurse struck off over his care

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 13:57
Patricia Dowdy was accused of financial misconduct and failing to properly care for the scientist.

Italy bans unvaccinated children from school

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:19
Italy now requires children to prove they have been vaccinated before attending school.

Vulvodynia: 'Tampons and certain underwear are agony'

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 00:10
Georgia is using art to cope with the pain of vulvodynia, which causes chronic pain in the vulva.

Third of under-30s in Wales snub cervical smear tests

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 00:10
Despite being the most common cancer in younger women, the uptake for cervical screening is falling.

Patients in Wales to be offered free tampons

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 16:17
It move to offer free sanitary products comes aims to tackle 'period poverty'.

CMN: 'For someone to see the way I look as art is amazing'

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 14:59
A worldwide exhibition aims to "celebrate unique individuals" with congenital melanocytic naevus.

NHS signals end of four-hour A&E target

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 13:33
NHS bosses to pilot new ways of measuring performance in England, which could mean key targets being overhauled.

Why was I accused of inventing my daughter's illness?

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 12:14
Why was I accused of inventing my daughter's illness?

Blood donation: 'For two weeks she lived life to the full'

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 11:07
Marilyn's daughter Alice needed 144 blood transfusions for leukaemia treatment.

Lizzie's Fund to find cancer cure raises thousands

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 06:33
Lizzie Bramall died in 2018 just nine months after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour.

Hundreds of NHS nurses worse off despite pay rise

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 06:22
A pay rise has put 787 NI nurses in a higher pension bracket

Air pollution: Cars should be banned near schools says public health chief

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 05:58
The comments come as Public Health England publishes new recommendations on improving air quality.

Home births: Community midwives trial 'delivery bags'

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 00:51
One mother says she considered a home birth for her son, but was "scared" by the idea.

Can acupuncture help menopause symptoms?

Sat, 03/09/2019 - 23:46
A new study suggests acupuncture may be useful in reducing hot flushes and night sweats.

The Londonderry barber shop offering men head space

Sat, 03/09/2019 - 08:46
Bareknuckle Barbershop in Londonderry is offering men the chance to open up about their mental health.