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NHS App given new features for digital revolution

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 01:04
By March 2024, the app should offer face-to-face video consultations, the government says.
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Male MPs wear 'hot flush' vests to simulate menopause

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 00:38
The event was organised in parliament by the Labour MP Carolyn Harris.
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Invisible disability: Living with inflammatory bowel disease

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 06/29/2022 - 00:34
Inflammatory bowel disease sufferers say the lack of toilets is the worst thing about living in London.
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Dame Deborah James saved countless lives raising awareness - Bowel Cancer UK

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 23:44
The campaigner and podcast host was a patron for Bowel Cancer UK, a charity she said was close to her heart.
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Dame Deborah James: Cancer campaigner dies aged 40

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 21:29
The host of the You, Me and the Big C podcast had been diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016.
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Dame Deborah James: 'One of those special people'

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 21:12
The cancer campaigner has died at the age of 40, her family has said, describing her as an "inspiration".
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Covid: Terms of inquiry into UK pandemic response finalised

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 20:14
It comes days after bereaved families warned of legal action against the UK government over delays.
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Southend hospital nurses quitting due to 'toxic' conditions

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:32
A whistleblower reveals nurses are quitting a hospital because they feel "helpless and unsupported".
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Peanut allergy sufferer George, 10, tries new drug

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 06:19
George, 10, hopes a newly-approved drug will lessen the impact of his peanut allergy.
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Covid-booster response hope for most vulnerable

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 00:51
A break in taking a common immune-suppressing drug could improve how well vaccines work, a trial suggests.
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What's it like living with an invisible disability?

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 00:06
Emily Hale had to have spinal fusion surgery for her scoliosis, now she's helping others.
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Doctors warn of industrial action amid pay squeeze

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 16:46
Medics say pay has fallen by up to 30% since 2008 once inflation is taken into account.
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Sir John Major calls contaminated blood scandal 'incredibly bad luck'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 12:48
The ex-prime minister's description of the disaster drew gasps from families watching the public inquiry.
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Adele Roberts: Radio 1 DJ reveals she's free from bowel cancer

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 11:29
The Radio 1 DJ wrote on Instagram to share the news, eight months after starting treatment.
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Abortion care summit brings clinic buffer zones closer

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 06:31
The meeting will explore legislation to prevent intimidation and create buffer zones at clinics.
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NHS patients to be offered chance to travel for surgery

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 00:46
Hundreds of patients who have waited two years or more have already said they are willing to travel.
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Roe v Wade: The world reacts to US abortion ruling

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 06/25/2022 - 15:54
Our correspondents in Italy, El Salvador, India, Ireland and Canada explain the impact in countries across the globe.
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Polio: Virus found in London prompts misleading vaccine claims

BBC Health News Feed - Sat, 06/25/2022 - 00:59
What do these cases really tell us about the virus, which hasn't spread in the UK for decades?
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Roe v Wade: US Supreme Court strikes down abortion rights

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/24/2022 - 15:29
Millions of women lose the legal right to abortion after the Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade.
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Sir Jonathan Van-Tam: I don't wear a face mask anymore

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/24/2022 - 14:20
Sir Jonathan Van-Tam is asked if he's changed his habits, as Covid-19 cases in the UK continue to rise.
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