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NHS 'haemorrhaging' nurses as 33,000 leave each year
1/17/2018 3:40:33 AM   Source : BBC Health
More than one in 10 leave the NHS in England every year, enough to staff more than 20 hospitals.

Changing profession
1/17/2018 12:33:07 AM   Source : BBC Health
From nurses who operate on their patients to those who run general practices, nursing is changing.

Carbs for dinner?
1/16/2018 8:10:05 PM   Source : BBC Health
Is it true that you shouldn't eat carbohydrates in the evening?

Why are so many nurses quitting the NHS?
1/16/2018 7:34:55 PM   Source : BBC Health
Why are so many nurses quitting the NHS? One, Mary, tells us her reasons.

Measles outbreak in five English regions
1/16/2018 1:53:30 PM   Source : BBC Health
Numbers of cases have been increasing since late 2017 and are linked to ongoing large outbreaks in Europe.

Sneezing myths and facts
1/16/2018 11:50:51 AM   Source : BBC Health
Can you sneeze with your eyes open and what is the best way to stop a sneeze?

Manchester Children's Hospital: 'Dangerously low' staffing levels reported
1/16/2018 11:16:33 AM   Source : BBC Health
Using an "honesty box" to voice their concerns, medical staff say they fear patients' safety is being risked.

Cost legacy of decades-old NHS blunders begins to rise
1/16/2018 9:03:33 AM   Source : BBC Health
Experts say maternity wards are still making the same "avoidable errors".

Employers urged to 'normalise' menopause in the workplace
1/16/2018 8:46:59 AM   Source : BBC Health
A BBC survey found 70% of women did not tell their employers about their menopause symptoms.

Scottish NHS waiting times performance at new low
1/16/2018 5:17:20 AM   Source : BBC Health
The latest weekly figures showed that 77.9% of patients were dealt with within the four-hour target time.

'Staggering' trade in fake degrees revealed
1/15/2018 8:14:40 PM   Source : BBC Health
Doctors and a defence contractor are among those buying bogus qualifications, a BBC probe finds.

Man ruptures throat by stifling a sneeze
1/15/2018 8:06:27 PM   Source : BBC Health
Clamping your nose and mouth shut when you need to sneeze is dangerous, doctors warn the public.

What does NHS compensation pay for?
1/15/2018 7:13:57 PM   Source : BBC Health
The Hord family were given an £8m settlement after an NHS mistake. But what does it pay for?

Black Death 'spread by humans not rats'
1/15/2018 3:00:03 PM   Source : BBC Health
Human body lice, rather than rat fleas, spread plague during the Black Death, a study simulating the outbreak suggests.

Almost 500 operations postponed across Scottish hospitals last week
1/15/2018 2:42:17 PM   Source : BBC Health
A rapid rise in flu cases and a spell of severe weather has put additional pressure on the NHS in Scotland.

UK sends medics to halt Rohingya diphtheria outbreak
1/15/2018 10:52:49 AM   Source : BBC Health
There have been 4,000 suspected cases of diphtheria in the overcrowded refugee camps and at least 31 deaths.

Coca-Cola to cut bottle size but increase price in face of sugar tax
1/15/2018 9:47:21 AM   Source : BBC Health
Bottles of the famous fizzy drink will be smaller and more expensive from March onwards.

Beads of Courage
1/15/2018 6:22:28 AM   Source : BBC Health
Children undergoing cancer treatment receive beads to document their journey and one mum wants to expand the scheme.

London's January air quality 'best in 10 years'
1/15/2018 5:57:11 AM   Source : BBC Health
The capital has breached air pollution limits by 6 January every year since 2008.

Weston's tribute to 'remarkable' Falklands surgeon
1/14/2018 9:23:41 PM   Source : BBC Health
The Falkands veteran says Surgeon Captain Rick Jolly saved his life and transformed field medicine.

'Being a teenage mother is so lonely'
1/14/2018 7:56:34 PM   Source : BBC Health
New guidelines aim to cut UK teenage pregnancy rates which remain among the highest in Europe.

'Floating on air' after surgeons remove 19kg tumour
1/14/2018 7:44:40 PM   Source : BBC Health
Watch surgeons as they remove a 19.5kg tumour from a woman's body.

Living with Alzheimer's at the age of 30
1/13/2018 9:27:32 AM   Source : BBC Health
"I'm not going to get better, I'm just going to get worse," says Daniel Bradbury.

Cycling does not harm men's sexual health, study says
1/11/2018 10:51:50 PM   Source : BBC Health
The sexual and urinary health of cyclists is comparable with runners and swimmers, a study suggests.

Reality Check: Is NHS funding worse in Wales?
1/11/2018 9:23:29 PM   Source : BBC Health
Theresa May criticised the NHS in Wales for missing targets and claimed funding had been cut.

Magician Dynamo surprises Hampshire youth club
1/11/2018 8:21:26 PM   Source : BBC Health
The world famous magician performs tricks at a youth club and offers its members some advice.

The 3,000-mile trip for mental health
1/11/2018 7:00:55 PM   Source : BBC Health
Jake Tyler began his epic expedition after suffering a "breakdown" in April 2016.

Check the key targets in your area
1/11/2018 5:52:11 AM   Source : BBC Health
Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.

Check your pollution
1/10/2018 6:08:55 AM   Source : BBC Health
Enter your postcode to see what the air quality is like where you are living in Britain.

Hearing hints
1/9/2018 8:41:56 PM   Source : BBC Health
The signs you have a problem - and what you can do about it.

They wouldn’t let sister die
1/9/2018 8:40:43 PM   Source : BBC Health
A car crash left Polly Kitzinger with devastating brain injuries. Her family was unable to persuade doctors to let her die.

Coconut oil
1/8/2018 7:52:32 PM   Source : BBC Health
Coconut oil sales are rocketing, but is it a cholesterol-busting wonder food, or is this dangerous hype?

'Aussie' flu
1/8/2018 6:04:38 AM   Source : BBC Health
The NHS is braced for a bad flu season as the 'Australian' virus strain H3N2 dominates.

Drinking and darts: Does alcohol improve performance?
1/6/2018 8:10:53 PM   Source : BBC Health
Some former darts champions drank heavily but did it improve their performance on the oche?

What will medicine be able to do with hearts?
12/4/2017 8:09:11 PM   Source : BBC Health
Heart transplantation has become a routine surgical operation, but the future promises equally amazing progress.

Why is it so difficult to discover new antibiotics?
10/26/2017 8:18:28 PM   Source : BBC Health
Over-reliance on and misuse of antibiotics has raised fears of a future without effective medicines.

'I spent savings rather than wait'
10/17/2017 7:03:52 PM   Source : BBC Health
Patients facing long waits for treatment tell the BBC what it is like to be left in limbo.
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