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Updated 2017-12-11 04:02
Lord Kerslake resigns as King's College Hospital Trust chair
The House of Lord peer says the government is unrealistic about the challenges facing the NHS.
Teachers call for ban on energy drinks in schools
A teaching union compares energy drinks to “legal highs” and says pupils are consuming them in “excessive quantities.”
Vaccination plea after Halesworth boy's meningitis death
The parents of a boy, six, who died from meningitis B have called on all children to be vaccinated.
Vaginal mesh ban 'a retrograde step', surgeons say
Many women benefit from the use of vaginal mesh and they should have a choice, surgeons say.
Mum campaigns for disabled toilets with selfies on the loo
A mum is taking photos of herself on the loo to campaign for disabled toilet facilities.
'Pimp My Zimmer' reduces falls
Care home residents in Wales have been decorating their Zimmer frames to make them more identifiable.
NI town 'has UK's fastest runners'
Fitness app Strava analysed 24.7m runs and 31m bike rides logged across the UK this year.
Anorexic student Averil Hart 'failed by every NHS body'
University student Averil Hart's family say she starved herself to death in 10 weeks.
Mental health: Jeremy Hunt says the NHS needs to 'be better' at dealing with crisis patients
The health secretary says the NHS needs to be better at dealing with mental health crisis cases.
Top five celeb diets to avoid in 2018, according to dieticians
The British Dietetic Association says: "If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is".
Dying mother starts petition to lower age of breast screening
A mother dying from breast cancer has set up a campaign to expand a screening programme.
'£1 saved my life and found me love'
Two young stroke survivors meet by chance and fall in love.
Anorexic student Averil Hart 'let down' by NHS
University student Averil Hart's family said she starved herself to death in 10 weeks.
Call for lung health screening in top football clubs
Three in 10 elite footballers may be affected by exercise-induced asthma, a study has found.
£72,500 social care cap to be scrapped, MPs told
Labour accuses the government of "a waste of taxpayers' money" over plans to consult on a cap.
Ian Paterson: Independent inquiry into breast surgeon
Disgraced breast surgeon Ian Paterson carried out hundreds of botched operations on his patients.
Long A&E waits: 3m a year wait over four hours
Nurses and doctors fear patients are being put at risk after numbers waiting over four hours doubles.
Check the key targets in your area
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.
A mother's loneliness
When Lauren Thomas, 19, became a mother, she found the experience incredibly lonely.
'Stark' increase in overweight youngsters
The highest rise in carrying excess weight occurs between the ages of seven and 11, data suggests.
Babies' brains damaged by pollution, Unicef says
Toxic air is putting the brain development of millions of infants under one at risk, Unicef says.
Payout after woman was kept alive against her will
Brenda Grant tried to pull tubes out of her arm after being put in a nursing home, her family says.
Postnatal PTSD often misdiagnosed, warns expert
Few cases of postnatal PTSD are referred and treated in Wales, an expert says.
Warning over eating raw dough due to E. coli risk in flour
US food chiefs have updated guidelines after investigating an E. coli outbreak caused by flour.
'People with schizophrenia aren't all dangerous'
Alice, a married 26-year-old mother-of-two, has schizophrenia and is fed up of being portrayed as dangerous because of her condition.
'I went from a screaming room of people to deadly silence'
Mother-of-two Hannah Freimanis suffered flashbacks after the traumatic birth of her first son, Marleigh.
Why some people can hear this silent gif
Why are some people able to hear this gif even though it is silent?
Nappy sacks 'should carry death warnings'
Retailers urged to put warning signs on packs after reports of 17 infant deaths.
How I beat type 2 diabetes with a liquid diet
Isobel took part in an intensive weight loss programme to reverse her type 2 diabetes
'I beat type 2 diabetes with 200-calorie drinks'
Isobel was one of 300 people on a trial that reversed type 2 in nearly half of patients.
'I begged doctors for a hysterectomy at the age of 28'
The pain of endometriosis has plagued Carrie-Mae Macmillan for most of her life.
One in five patients regularly misses GP appointments
Missed GP appointments cost the NHS time and money and a study reveals the extent of the problem.
Welsh Government 'sticking plaster' on health services
Spending on health does not seem to to be resulting in improved services, a senior AM warns.
Air pollution: Green group takes Welsh Government to court
A campaign group is accusing the Welsh Government of not acting over nitrogen dioxide in the air.
DVLA addresses letter to 'multiple sclerosis Caron'
Caron Garrod is happy to talk about her condition, but called the DVLA's blunder "offensive".
Criminal record check did not spot hammer attack carer threat
A carer who attacked a 90-year-old with a knife and hammer had a previous assault conviction.
What will medicine be able to do with hearts?
Heart transplantation has become a routine surgical operation, but the future promises equally amazing progress.
Dangerous milk
The tech tackling fake baby formula, dodgy drugs, conflict diamonds and fishy fish.
Colorado police start 'cuddle club' for colleague's baby
When a police officer's baby was born prematurely, colleagues formed a "cuddle club" to comfort him.
Co-op sells food after best before date
Stores in East Anglia will sell expired dried and tinned items for 10p in a bid to cut food waste.
Betsi Cadwaladr health board waiting times 'could halve'
The prediction comes amid concern about higher than average waiting times at the health board.
Philippines launches probe into dengue vaccine scare
French firm Sanofi says it may worsen the potentially deadly disease in those not infected so far.
Wales' organ donation opt-out law has not increased donors
Adults in Wales are presumed to have consented to organ donation unless they have opted out.
India doctors fired for mistakenly declaring newborn dead
The hospital which employed the doctors said the "strict action" was taken after an initial inquiry.
Asthma sufferers urged to wear scarves in cold to stop attacks
This can help to warm up winter air before it is breathed in and reduce the risk of an attack.
Mental health: 'I was offered help two years later'
George Hodgson tells the BBC he sought treatment for his mental illness, but faced a long wait.
Pledge to boost mental health support in schools
The government promises to bring in new mental health support teams and improve waiting times.
Fresh heart
It is 50 years since the first heart transplant took place, ushering in a new era of media attention and medical celebrity.
'A ticking time-bomb'
When Carla Atherton found she had the faulty BRCA gene, she did everything to save her life.
Migraine is 'not just a headache'
Tania suffers from extreme migraines that cause vomiting. A new treatment could ease that.
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