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NHS: 70 years in pictures

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 01:39
A look at key moments and striking pictures during 70 years of the NHS

Tragedy inspired Indian man to join NHS

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 01:37
Dennis Moss has worked for the Welsh Ambulance Service for more than four decades and was inspired to join by a tragedy, but had to put up with racism.

NHS at 70: Early patient pays tribute to life saving treatment

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 01:36
As the NHS celebrates its 70th anniversary one of its first patients recalls her life-saving treatment.

UK weather: Having solar urticaria means I'm allergic to the sun

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 00:20
Emma has solar urticaria which means her skin breaks out into hives when she stays in the sun for too long.

Nurse Lucy Letby arrested over Chester Hospital baby deaths

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:53
Detectives searched a house connected to Lucy Letby after the deaths of eight babies at a hospital.

Sperm quality improved by adding nuts to diet, study says

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 10:31
Men who ate about two handfuls of nuts a day improved sperm count and vitality, a study finds.

Thailand cave: New video shows boys in good health

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 05:47
The boys are seen wrapped in blankets and with divers, as a huge operation continues to free them.

Give your bones a workout, public told

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 03:55
People can age better by doing the right workouts, says Public Health England.

NHS at 70: Aneira Thomas the first NHS baby

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 01:31
Aneira Thomas arrived at one minute past midnight on 5th July 1948, at Glanamman hospital in west Wales.

NHS Street: Voices from Aneurin Bevan's Tredegar

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 01:00
Three generations of one family and a local doctor speak of the growing pressures on the NHS.

The challenges faced by doctors with disabilities

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 22:35
Hannah and Kelly are two doctors with the same disability but very different experiences of life in medicine.

Dad 'breastfeeds' his newborn daughter when mum can't

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 20:46
Thousands share images of a father "breastfeeding" his daughter using a tube, syringe and fake nipple.

NHS future: Why genome mapping could be good news

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 18:54
Why genome mapping could make the case for saving the NHS.

NHS at 70: The man who joined the NHS in its first month

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 18:20
Dr Harold Ellis started as a doctor in June 1948 - the same month the health service was created.

Decision on medical cannabis within weeks

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 17:47
A government review of the law on using cannabis-based drugs for medical purposes gets under way.

Illegal levels of air pollution linked to child's death

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 17:00
Air pollution is linked to the asthma death of a nine-year-old girl who lived near to a busy London road.

Countess of Chester Hospital: Woman held in baby deaths probe

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 13:03
A "healthcare professional" is being held over the deaths of eight babies at a Cheshire hospital.

Jeremy Hunt answers young people's questions on mental health

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:25
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt responds to young people's mental health care for adolescents' experiences.

New generation of deodorants 'on the way'

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 10:25
Scientists say they have found a new target for tackling body odour.

'Scarlett's story had to be told' says mum who sued Trust

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 06:54
Two-year-old Scarlett O'Neill died months after liver surgery at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children.