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'I've waited 4 years for a transplant'

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 00:38
Doctors say black and Asian patients are needlessly dying while waiting for organ transplants because of a shortage of ethnic minority donors.

War wounds

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 00:27
Meeting the patients of a MSF-run hospital in Jordan.

'Human error' blamed for ambulance delay in Norfolk

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 21:42
Jeanette Charity was found dead by paramedics having suffered a heart attack, an inquest hears.

Wrexham woman's 999 call classed in 'wrong category'

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 14:55
A woman who later died should have had her 999 call classed as more urgent, an inquest hears.

NHS offers smartphone GP appointments

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 08:54
Trials will take place in London where 3.5 million patients will be able to have video consultations via smartphone.

Australia gonorrhoea cases surge 63%

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 08:14
Rates of the disease rose 63% in five years, led by infections in young heterosexual city dwellers.

Scotland offers free abortions to women from Northern Ireland

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 07:24
New regulations allowing women from Northern Ireland to access abortion services come into force.

Police investigate 17 child sexting cases a day

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 01:03
Police warn of a "worrying upward trend" and call for social networks to remove images faster.

'Speed up mental health support for children in care'

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 00:14
England's children's commissioner says the system must help children recover from traumatic upbringings.

Comedy writer with Parkinson's tries stand-up comedy

Sun, 05/11/2017 - 11:24
Paul Mayhew-Archer wanted to try stand-up comedy before his condition deteriorated.

Telford mother's baby son died after developing rickets

Sun, 05/11/2017 - 01:44
Beverley Thahane speaks out as new research shows at least 50 children a year in the UK get rickets.

'I paint sunflowers on my self-harm scars'

Sun, 05/11/2017 - 00:51
Amelia who suffers with depression paints on herself as a replacement for self-harm.

Psychiatrist vacancies 'double in four years' in England

Sat, 04/11/2017 - 23:34
One in 10 consultant roles is currently unfilled in England, says the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

IVF: Five things you might not know

Sat, 04/11/2017 - 08:29
It's 40 years since the first IVF baby was conceived.

Directors at 'unsafe' mental health trust got pay rise

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 17:24
Four directors got pay rises at a mental health trust dubbed "the undisputed worst" in the country.

Surrogate mother of 'twins' finds one is hers

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 14:45
Jessica Allen became pregnant with her own child while she was carrying another baby as a surrogate.

Contaminated blood scandal to have 'full statutory inquiry'

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 12:08
The decision was made after victims and families expressed strong views.

Scientists find key to unwanted thoughts

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 11:05
A chemical in the brain's "memory" region can allow people to suppress negative thoughts.

Diabetes charity warns over new firm offering advice

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 10:32
An 82-year-old woman fell ill after diet information, claim her family.

Children at risk from ADHD diagnosis delays, experts warn

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 01:04
Some British children wait more than two years to be diagnosed with the condition, a report says.

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