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Breast cancer surgeon Dr Liz O'Riordan unveils statue of herself

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 15:22
"Brave and bold" breast cancer surgeon Dr Liz O'Riordan unveils a statue of herself.

Thousands of patients 'discharged without medical notes'

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 15:01
A review finds that almost 15,000 patients may have been affected.

St George's Hospital suspends complex heart surgery

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 14:58
Patients needing complex operations will be transferred away from St George's hospital.

Mark Lawrenson's cancer diagnosis and other TV stars 'saved' by viewers

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 14:03
Football pundit Mark Lawrenson is not the first celebrity to have his illness diagnosed on screen.

Bryony Gordon: How to talk about suicide

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 10:13
Journalist Bryony Gordon on why not to say "commit" when talking about suicide.

Millions spent hiring NI nurses from Scottish agency

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 05:28
Staff nurses in Northern Ireland are the lowest paid in the UK.

The secret shame of having no sperm

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 23:37
Male infertility is now the most common reason for couples to seek IVF - but men often feel alone.

Middle-aged should have 'drink-free' days, say campaigners

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 23:28
The campaign comes as drinkers say cutting back on alcohol is harder than eating healthily or exercising.

Dementia patients 'come alive' in singing classes

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 23:38
Pauline Goodger was amazed when mum Alma, 90, "sang from memory" at the sessions in Nottingham.

Kidney donor explains decision to give to a stranger

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 23:11
The number of people becoming altruistic kidney donors is declining.

Testing out natural aphrodisiacs in Ghana

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 08:44
Natural aphrodisiacs for sale in Ghana - but what's in them?

Sepsis survivor calls for 'life-saving' machines for Wales

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 23:18
Tom Boyce was put on a specialist lung machine, unavailable in Wales, after his organs failed.

Lung transplant waiting list rise prompts donation plea

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 23:15
Ageing donors and the challenge of matching organs mean lungs are in short supply.

Inquiry after 54 deaths at Russells Hall Hospital's A&E

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 14:02
Inspectors raised concerns after examining Russells Hall Hospital's death records.

Zara Tindall on miscarriages: 'It's been a horrible road'

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 10:27
Zara Tindall tells BBC Breakfast about going through two miscarriages and how hard it is for fathers.

HIV prevention drug trial boost in Wales

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 08:32
There were no new cases of HIV in more than 500 high-risk people who took part in a trial of Prep.

'I live in constant fear of my next migraine attack'

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 08:01
Two thirds of migraines sufferers live in fear of an attack occurring, a new survey reveals.

Demand for heatwave advice from NHS doubled this summer

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 23:15
Searching for advice on signs of heat exhaustion and preventing heatstroke was most popular.

Many serious surgeries cancelled on the day, study finds

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 23:14
One in seven serious operations were cancelled on the day of surgery in a seven-day period in 2017, a study finds.

Staff taught to make rail line ‘dementia friendly’

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 23:12
Staff on Northern Rail are being taught to recognise when people living with dementia are travelling.