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'Dad's dementia broke me and I find him hard to love'

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 03:34
Hayley, 25, describes her dad as being a different person since he was diagnosed two years ago.

Shropshire baby deaths: Hospital trust 'has bullying culture'

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 02:25
Inspectors say emergency and maternity services at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust are unsafe.

UK meets global HIV targets as diagnoses keep falling

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 01:03
HIV diagnoses are falling in the UK as public health experts say prevention efforts are working.

How long does it take to poo Lego out if a child eats it?

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:51
Parents naturally worry if their child swallows a small object but this experiment means they can relax a little.

Dundee street valium crisis: The highest rate of drug deaths in Europe

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:31
As Scotland launches its first drugs strategy for a decade, we speak to friends and family of "street valium" victims.

Why maternity leave can be harder and lonelier than you imagine

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:12
Maternity leave is often seen as an idyllic time but the reality is much harder, says BBC presenter Emma Barnett.

Kellogg's gives in on government's 'traffic light' labels

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:03
The maker of Coco Pops and Corn Flakes will start to roll out new nutritional labelling in January.

Suicide man 'let down' by Norfolk and Suffolk mental health trust

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 18:19
Karen Smith said her husband was "desperate" after hearing of a five-week wait for treatment.

Some locum doctors costing hospital trust £100 an hour

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 16:41
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has called off plans to shut Telford's A&E overnight.

Restaurant chain bans mobile phones

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 13:24
Kids will eat free at Frankie & Benny's this week if their parents surrender their phones to staff.

'World's oldest rebel' Harry Leslie Smith dies

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 09:51
The World War Two veteran was a vocal advocate for social justice and the NHS.

Chinese scientist He Jiankui defends 'world's first gene-edited babies'

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 06:29
He Jiankui shocked the world by claiming he had created the world's first genetically edited children.

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust remains 'inadequate'

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 02:01
Inspectors say patients were repeatedly failed as a charity calls for the government to intervene.

Post-natal PTSD: 'I relived childbirth over and over again'

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:38
A woman who suffered PTSD from a traumatic birth shares her story, as experts warn about misdiagnosis.

NHS crackdown on silk garment prescriptions

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:21
There is limited evidence they are effective for patients with eczema and dermatitis, draft guidance says.

Cancer survivor dances with Nutcracker Royal Ballet stars

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:08
Charlie, 11, became an aspiring ballerina when she took it up to build up her strength after chemotherapy.

'I was addicted to celebrity diet tea'

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:03
Jameela Jamil is campaigning on social media against influencers claiming they lost weight by with tea.

'Period poverty' sanitary products 'improve school attendance'

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 00:40
A school says attendance has risen after providing pupils with free menstrual products.

Terminally-ill Noel Conway loses Supreme Court appeal

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 15:02
Noel Conway said he was "extremely disappointed" as his court battle for assisted dying ends.

Boy, 10, meets his 'superman' life-saver

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 02:40
Rupert Cross has made a full recovery from a rare blood disease thanks to a bone marrow donor.