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Barry teens praised for helping missing dementia patient

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/17/2022 - 06:10
The four girls spotted the man struggling to walk on Saturday night.
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Endometriosis: The Thornaby woman who went undiagnosed for 12 years

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/17/2022 - 05:57
Tara Doherty shares her story of 12 years of suffering as part of Endometriosis Awareness Month.
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'Dangerous' tanning products promoted by influencers

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/17/2022 - 05:53
Sprays and injections containing "melanotan-2" may lead to cancer, doctors tell a BBC News investigation.
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Dying patients living longer than expected lose NHS funds

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 03/17/2022 - 00:01
More than 1,300 people a year are having their palliative care funding withdrawn, BBC analysis shows.
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Wiltshire care home staff continue working with Covid

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/16/2022 - 21:05
Somerset Council said the rise in Covid was causing staff shortages in schools and care homes.
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What are the latest rules for face coverings and masks?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/16/2022 - 10:22
Rules around face coverings are easing across the UK but they are still required in some settings.
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Ukraine: The volunteers racing aid from the UK to the front line

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/16/2022 - 06:01
Volunteers are racing medical supplies from the UK to the Ukrainian front line.
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Pregnant women should be asked how much they drink

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/16/2022 - 00:29
Recording drinking in patients' notes will help spot patterns that can harm babies, advice for the NHS says.
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Government overseen years of decline in NHS - MPs

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 03/16/2022 - 00:17
Failures in England pre-date the pandemic, as waiting times rise, a cross-party group says.
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West Midlands Ambulance Service helps Ukraine cancer patients

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/15/2022 - 15:50
More than 50 ambulance staff assisted an operation to get child patients to UK hospitals.
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Covid in Scotland: Mask rules will stay in force until April

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/15/2022 - 15:34
Other restrictions will be dropped on 21 March, but face masks will remain due to a rise in Covid-19 cases.
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How to get a Covid test

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/15/2022 - 15:27
Most free Covid tests will soon be scrapped in England, but they'll remain in Scotland and Wales.
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Covid-19 pandemic hit outlook for lung cancer patients

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/15/2022 - 13:02
Surgery was down by 40%, affecting an estimated 52 patients, while radiotherapy treatment fell by 27%.
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Family anger over death of new mum lost in hospital

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/15/2022 - 12:38
The husband of Amanda Cox, 34, criticises NHS Lothian for a "catalogue of errors" in her care.
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Covid in Scotland: Calls to delay easing of final restrictions

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/15/2022 - 10:44
Nicola Sturgeon will announce whether the last measures will end as planned next Monday amid a new surge.
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Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson spends the day with NHS ambulance staff

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/15/2022 - 07:45
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson spends the day with staff from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to find out the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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China: Businesses shut as officials widen Covid lockdowns

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/15/2022 - 07:36
Toyota, Volkswagen and Apple supplier Foxconn are among firms halting their operations.
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NHS struggling with 'long tail' of pandemic mental ill health

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 03/15/2022 - 00:07
There were 4.3 million NHS referrals for conditions such as anxiety and depression in 2021 across England.
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Royal Papworth Hospital: Widow seeks answers over infection

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 03/14/2022 - 15:09
Aaron Green made a good recovery from a world-first transplant, but then caught a bacterial infection.
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Covid in Scotland: Omicron sub-variant driving increase case numbers

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 03/14/2022 - 13:27
The chief medical officers says about 85% of cases in Scotland are thought to be the BA.2 variant.
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