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Contaminated blood scandal inquiry is 'too little, too late'

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 03:39
Barbara's husband was a victim of the contaminated blood scandal that left nearly 3,000 people dead.

Care job vacancies in England rise to 110,000

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 02:24
The government will launch an adult social care recruitment campaign to promote care careers.

Contaminated blood scandal: Inquiry 'must uncover truth'

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 01:32
A public inquiry into a contaminated blood scandal that left nearly 3,000 people dead is due to begin.

Child mental health: Camhs 'not fit for purpose'

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 00:10
Families say children have to be suicidal before they receive help.

Will 'Modicare' be a success in India?

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 10:15
India has launched its new flagship health insurance scheme, dubbed "Modicare".

Life as a medical photographer at Addenbrooke's Hospital

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 00:44
See what life is like as a medical photographer at a city hospital.

Why I'm happy 'living flat' after breast cancer

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 00:10
Juliet, who blogs about her recovery from cancer, explains why she didn’t want breast reconstruction after her mastectomy.

NHS to save 'hundreds of millions' in landmark drug ruling

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:05
Doctors says the savings could amount to significant improvements in patient care.

Knife crime: Can Chicago's model cure London's violence?

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 02:00
London is following Chicago's lead in tackling violent crime like it is an infectious disease.

'I gave birth, and got Hepatitis C'

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 01:44
When Jackie Britton was given a blood transfusion during childbirth, it could have killed her.

Turning around the lives of dementia patients

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 01:32
Confronting the stigma and isolation people with dementia face in some communities around the world.

Why is IVF so popular in Denmark?

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 00:51
It has the biggest proportion of babies born through assisted reproductive technology in the world.

Periods 'keeping girls out of school'

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 18:26
Some 350,000 girls say they have missed school at some point because of being on their period, research from YouGov suggests.

Pre-sex HIV drug should be made available on NHS, MPs say

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 13:11
The Prep drug is cost-effective and proven to work, three MPs say.

'Don't go cold turkey' to quit smoking

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 02:55
The annual Stoptober campaign launches with a warning to seek help when trying to kick the habit.

'We're in love but never have sex'

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:48
A survey of 2,000 Mumsnet and Gransnet users finds 29% have had sex fewer than 10 times in the past year.

'We haven't had sex in three years'

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:44
A survey of 2,000 Mumsnet and Gransnet users finds 29% have had sex fewer than 11 times in the past year.

Jelly treats for dementia sufferers

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 00:11
After his grandmother was hospitalised, Lewis invented a hydrating treat for people with dementia.

Shropshire hospitals baby deaths review cases rise to over 100

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 17:00
Baby and mother deaths, as well as birth injuries, are being reviewed at hospitals in Shropshire.

Are drink-driving limits too high?

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 12:30
How are the limits on how much alcohol you can drink set?