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HIV vaccine shows promise in human trial

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 01:02
The "mosaic" vaccine produced an anti-HIV immune-system response in tests on 393 people.

NHS at 70: The lifelong friendship of nurses

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 17:16
Sybil and Mary started nursing when the NHS was founded and have been best friends ever since.

Bristol bowel surgery patients recalled for case review

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 16:44
The recall comes amid concerns about surgery to treat rectal prolapse at two Bristol hospitals.

More than 200 new ambulances to be bought with government funding

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 16:23
The £36.5m government grant will also refurbish ambulance stations ahead of a "challenging" winter.

Supermarkets recall frozen vegetables over listeria fears

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 14:32
A major supplier to UK supermarkets recalls 43 products over fears they contain the bacteria listeria.

Amesbury Novichok poisoning: What we know so far

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 13:04
Five areas in Salisbury and Amesbury are cordoned off as police continue their investigation.

Belfast woman wins £2,000 diabetes discrimination case

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 12:51
Kayla Hanna, 20, was awarded £2,000 after staff at a concert confiscated her fizzy drink.

Nurse Lucy Letby is bailed in Chester hospital baby deaths inquiry

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 09:40
Lucy Letby was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of the murder of eight babies at a hospital.

'I never thought I'd be alive to pay back my huge debt'

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 03:58
A mental health charity says people with debt problems are twice as likely to develop major depression.

Glasses made to measure... for $1

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 03:18
Buying glasses with the correct lenses can be expensive - but it doesn't have to be this way.

Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 17:06
Events include a service at Westminster Abbey and a royal visit in Wales.

Billy Caldwell: Emergency medicine licence enables boy to return to NI

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 13:52
NI health department issues emergency licence allowing doctors to treat young boy with medicinal cannabis.

NHS at 70: Who was health service founder Nye Bevan?

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 13:08
A look at the life and times of the man considered to be the architect of the NHS.

Swansea beach BBQ burns skin off feet of boy aged two

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 13:05
"His blisters had to be burst and the damaged skin scraped off," the boy's mother said.

What the NHS means in one word

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 12:53
BBC News asked 70 people to sum up what the NHS means to them in one word.

From GPs to AIDS: 70 years of classic NHS films

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 10:29
To mark the years of the NHS, the BFI has released a collection of rare public health films.

Emilia Clarke pays tribute to nurses after death of her father

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 06:57
Best known for her role in HBO's Game of Thrones, she has become a Royal College of Nursing ambassador.

NHS: A Bevan family business

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 06:44
The great-niece of Aneurin Bevan talks about her upbringing and how she was named after him.

'I've been an NHS patient for 70 years'

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 02:38
Patients, politicians and celebrities pay tribute to the NHS as it marks its 70th anniversary.

The drugs being used at UK festivals

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 02:05
Knowing more about what drugs people are using is crucial to protect them from harm.