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UK's first proton beam cancer centre to open in Newport

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 16:45
The family of a Neath child who had the treatment abroad says it gave them their little girl back.

Ex-health secretary being treated for bowel cancer

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 03:53
Lord Lansley, who was in the cabinet in 2010, is calling for the roll-out of a national screening scheme.

Syphilis patient calls for public debate as cases rise

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 23:05
One patient says he's been embarrassed by a disease he thought belonged in the Middle Ages.

'One-stop shops' set to speed up cancer diagnosis

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 23:02
The aim is to stop patients from being referred for several tests for different forms of the illness.

How Amsterdam is reducing child obesity

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 08:45
Rising rates of childhood obesity are a global problem - but in Amsterdam they are falling.

How parents' arguments really affect their children

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 23:51
It is normal for parents to argue, but the way rows affect children varies greatly.

Woman with dementia to show she can run London Marathon

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 23:04
Sue Strachan, who has early onset dementia, wants to show it's possible to live well with the disease.

Lily Bailey busts four myths about OCD

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 05:53
Model and writer Lily Bailey wants to change how people talk about obsessive-compulsive disorder.

India's Gorakhpur hospital: The night the children died

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 00:38
Did lack of oxygen really cause the deaths of 30 children in one night at an Indian hospital?

The Bucket List: Seeing things for the last time

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 09:09
Eight-year-old Alexa is going blind and has created a list of things she wants to see before that happens.

Paramedics set to prescribe medicines

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 23:57
Up to seven out of 10 people currently seen by paramedics may need help but not a hospital visit.

Hospital's 'artificial feeding' letter to mothers criticised

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 23:12
The hospital described mothers who use formula milk as "artificially" feeding babies.

NHS no to dandruff and diarrhoea treatment

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 16:42
Crackdown on 35 "minor" treatments in cost cutting drive by NHS bosses - but patient group concerned about poorest.

We've not got enough beds or staff - NHS bosses

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 23:36
Managers warn 2018-19 will be hard with one in 12 posts vacant and hospitals short of up to 15,000 beds.

Me and my endometriosis: 12 women share their stories

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 23:09
Endometriosis affects about 1 in 10 women. These incredible ladies are speaking out after spending years in agonising pain, fighting to get a diagnosis.

Viola player Chris Goldscheider wins landmark case

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 22:58
A musician who suffered a life-changing hearing injury won a High Court judgement against the Royal Opera House.

Aziza Oubaita on the fight of her life

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 19:26
This 46-year-old French flyweight boxer has successfully recovered from a heart transplant.

Man has 'world's worst' super-gonorrhoea

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 16:26
It is the first ever case that is resistant to the main antibiotic treatment.

Male suicide: 'His death was the missing piece of the jigsaw'

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 16:15
Friends and family members left behind after a suicide tell the stories of the men they have lost.

Welsh health boards' deficit reaches £163m

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 15:41
Four Welsh health boards now have a combined rolling deficit of £360m over three years.