Health

Fatboy Slim DJ sessions to help people's mental health

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/21/2022 - 06:23
Norman Cook is volunteering for an NHS scheme to help those with severe mental health problems.
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Dementia patients not allowed to use toilet

BBC Health News Feed - Tue, 06/21/2022 - 01:12
A culture of relying on continence pads means dementia patients are denied the basic dignity of care.
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Archie Battersbee's family can appeal life-support ruling

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/20/2022 - 17:35
Archie's family lost a High Court battle last week when a judge ruled his life support should end.
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Archie Battersbee: Family of boy ruled dead seeks appeal

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/20/2022 - 09:31
The family has another court hearing after a judge ruled that Archie Battersbee, 12, was brain-dead.
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Jeremy Hunt MP had cancer, ex health secretary reveals

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/20/2022 - 06:14
The ex-health secretary will run the Race for Life in July in Guildford in aid of cancer charities.
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Sudden unexplained death in childhood: 'Why did my beautiful son die?'

BBC Health News Feed - Mon, 06/20/2022 - 01:04
Cot deaths have inspired much awareness work - but what about when an older child dies unexpectedly?
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Ed Sheeran tickets cancelled for NHS and emergency staff

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/17/2022 - 15:01
Organiser AEG Presents said the Glasgow ticket allocation for NHS and emergency staff was oversold.
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Covid infections up after Platinum Jubilee celebrations

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/17/2022 - 12:22
The latest UK figures cover the long weekend of partying and suggest one in 45 has Covid.
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Coeliac patient died days after being fed Weetabix, inquest hears

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/17/2022 - 11:01
An 80-year-old coeliac patient was given the cereal in hospital and died four days later.
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Paolo Macchiarini: Surgeon convicted for fatal Swedish transplants

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/17/2022 - 08:50
Paolo Macchiarini, once seen as a pioneering surgeon, is given a suspended sentence for bodily harm.
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England appoints ambassador to shake up women's health

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/17/2022 - 02:40
The aim of the role for England is to help tackle decades of health inequalities.
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'Long Covid' risk lower with Omicron, study finds

BBC Health News Feed - Fri, 06/17/2022 - 02:34
Last winter's Omicron variant was less likely to cause lingering symptoms, researchers say.
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Hospital waiting list at 6.5 million in England

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 11:16
One in 20 has been waiting - for routine care such as knee and hip surgery - for more than a year.
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Covid care home restrictions in Scotland caused harm, says report

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 08:05
Scottish Covid Inquiry researchers say lockdown restrictions may have contributed to some deaths.
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Milton Keynes maternity ward open for just three weeks in a year

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 06:14
One Milton Keynes Hospital ward was closed for much of 2021 "due to insufficient staffing".
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Plague: Ancient teeth reveal where Black Death began, researchers say

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 03:50
Researchers say they finally know the origin of the plague that killed tens of millions in the 1300s.
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Ambulance waits: 'Can you please tell them to hurry up or I shall be dead'

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 00:07
As the health safety watchdog warns on ambulance delays, the BBC investigates the case of 94-year-old Ken Shadbolt.
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Warning food prices to rise quickly over summer

BBC Health News Feed - Thu, 06/16/2022 - 00:00
There will be a spike in food prices this summer, the Institute of Grocery Distribution predicts.
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Disappointment over 5% pay offer to Scottish NHS staff

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 06/15/2022 - 14:10
The government's offer has been described as a real-terms pay cut for health service workers.
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Heatwaves: What do they do to the body and who is at risk?

BBC Health News Feed - Wed, 06/15/2022 - 12:57
What impact do high temperatures have on our bodies?
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