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Hospital apologises after baby's skull cut in Caesarean

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 11:22
The baby died three hours after suffering a scalpel cut to the head during a Caesarean.
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'Crohn's disease' patient had Heinz sachet in gut

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 11:08
Doctors treating a patient with acute abdominal pain find pieces of sachet in her intestine.
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Andrew Cotton: Surfer who broke back on 60-foot wave vows to return to the water

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 10:47
Devon surfer Andrew Cotton vows to return to the water despite breaking his back trying to ride 'the perfect wave' .
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Struggling hospitals facing 'huge tragedy'

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 09:12
Patients left for hours on trolleys and ambulances queuing outside A&E as hospitals run out of beds.
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Fizz equals fat?

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 00:41
We know fizzy drinks are full of calories, but is it the sugar or the bubbles that swell our waists?
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Abortion clinics to be given star ratings by Care Quality Commission

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 00:24
All healthcare organisations in England offering regulated care will have to publicly display results.
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How to make your lunchboxes healthier

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 23:11
Parents are being urged to provide healthier snacks to children but which snacks are the most calorific?
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AI early diagnosis could save heart and cancer patients

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 19:05
The systems will save billions of pounds by enabling the diseases to be picked up much earlier.
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Parts of NHS in England on high alert

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 18:22
Hospitals in England are told to delay pre-planned operations and outpatient appointments this month.
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Flu cases prompt visit restriction at Wrexham hospital

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 16:18
Restrictions imposed at one hospital to reduce the risk of spreading flu as others report more cases.
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Going dry

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 14:50
If you are considering going dry for January, here are the benefits experts say it can bring.
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Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 13:57
The World Health Organisation will include gaming addiction in its disease bible for first time.
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Taiwan dentist must repay mother for training fees

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 12:47
They signed a contract when he was 20, saying he would pay her 60% of his income after he qualified.
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Limit children's snacks to 100 calories, health body says

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 01:43
Parents should only allow two healthy snacks a day, a health body says in new year drive.
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'Wearing a stoma is part of my life and it is a great one'

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 01:14
Coming to terms with an ileostomy can be hard, but it can also lead to new opportunities.
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Health headlines in 2018

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 00:09
The BBC's global health correspondent Tulip Mazumdar takes us through what health stories to expect in the new year.
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Obesity 'my prison'

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 15:05
A 34 stone woman says she is desperate to lose weight but there is no help for her in north Wales.
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Surge in Scottish ambulance calls at new year

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 11:22
The Scottish Ambulance Service says it has been "a challenge" to cope with a 38% rise in calls.
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Fundraising Derbyshire women share cancer stories

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 00:28
The women - who have all battled against cancer - are raising money for two charitable causes.
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Mental health: 'I restrained my son from killing himself'

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 07:03
A mother describes the affect her 12-year-old son trying to kill himself had on her own mental health.
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