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'I was left lying in my own urine' 04 Mar 2024 A 73-year-old man says he was denied pain relief and was left lying in a bed soaked with urine. Read more
Thousands more appointments hit by doctor strike 01 Mar 2024 The NHS England said 91,000 appointments and procedures were cancelled due to the walkout this week. Read more
More than one billion people now obese - study 01 Mar 2024 Researchers say there is an urgent need to change how the condition is tackled as it rises worldwide. Read more
Man hails 'quality of life' drug available on NHS 04 Mar 2024 Ross Cunliffe says "the right thing has been done" in making daratumumab available on the NHS. Read more
Kidney donor mum and son take on world on skis 02 Mar 2024 Just living a normal life was the biggest hope, now Alex will take on the world on the slopes. Read more
We need assisted dying vote after report - Rantzen 29 Feb 2024 A cross-party group of MPs found evidence of care benefits in countries that allow assisted dying. Read more
Measles campaign shows children pleading for jabs 29 Feb 2024 Health officials want to remind busy parents in England of the serious risks if vaccinations are missed. Read more
Can green 'super powders' really make you healthy? 03 Mar 2024 Products containing probiotics, vitamins and antioxidants are being sold as healthy essentials. Read more
College to offer free medical degrees after $1bn gift 26 Feb 2024 The record-breaking donation came from a 93-year-old former professor, who is the widow of a wealthy investor. Read more
'Recovering from food addiction is like walking a tiger' 22 Feb 2024 Writer Bryony Gordon opens up on her OCD, food addiction and health inequality. Read more
Ministers consider new vaping tax at Budget 27 Feb 2024 Ministers fear that the relatively cheap cost of vaping makes it more accessible for young people. Read more
What are assisted dying, assisted suicide and euthanasia? 29 Feb 2024 Many countries have legalised assisted dying, assisted suicide or euthanasia, which are different. Read more
How dangerous is vaping and what is the disposable vape ban? 27 Feb 2024 Vaping is far safer than smoking but the government wants to stop the sale of vapes to children Read more
Are weight-loss injections the answer to obesity? 19 Mar 2023 The appeal is clear - but should we be turning to appetite-suppressing injections? Read more
How much do junior doctors really get paid? 11 Aug 2023 The BBC asked two junior doctors in England to show us their payslips and reveal their salaries. Read more
Why are measles cases rising and what is the MMR vaccine? 29 Feb 2024 Young people are being encouraged to have the MMR jab, as cases of measles rise across England. Read more
What is the UK Covid inquiry and how does it work? 31 Jan 2024 The second round of public hearings examined how ministers made decisions during the pandemic. Read more
What to do if you have Covid 20 Dec 2023 No Covid restrictions are in place across the UK, so how should you manage having it? Read more
Error to open pubs not schools, Covid inquiry told 06 Oct 2023 The ex-children's commissioner in England says most senior officials did not put children first. Read more
What you need to know about Covid as new variant rises 23 Sep 2023 Hospital admissions have risen since the summer and a new variant is spreading. Should we be concerned? Read more
Covid and flu winter jabs to be brought forward 30 Aug 2023 Vaccines for the most vulnerable will start being given in September instead of October in England. Read more
Should we be worried about Covid this winter? 17 Aug 2023 Experts are not too concerned about a new variant of Covid but say monitoring should continue. Read more
'I embrace my alopecia, but I’d love my old hair back’ 03 Mar 2024 People living with alopecia could have access to treatment on the NHS in Scotland for the first time. Read more
Sunak reveals he fasts at beginning of the week 29 Jan 2024 The PM says he tries to fast at the start of the week so he can indulge in his “weakness for sugary things” on other days. Read more
'There are loads of people that vape at school' 29 Jan 2024 A group of teenagers in Fife have been making a documentary about the impact of disposable vapes. Read more
UK Covid inquiry comes to Scotland… in 90 seconds 16 Jan 2024 The BBC's Kirsten Campbell outlines what can be expected during three weeks of evidence held in Edinburgh. Read more

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