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VIDEO: NHS in England ‘deteriorating’

Services in the NHS in England are deteriorating in a way not seen since the early 1990s, according to the health think-tank, the King’s Fund. In the second part of its pre-election review of the NHS this Parliament, The King’s … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Military healthcare worker free of Ebola

The British military healthcare worker who was flown back to the UK two weeks ago after contracting Ebola in Sierra Leone is now free of the disease. Cpl Anna Cross was the first person in the world to be treated … Continue reading

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‘Rise in child mental health issues’

Vulnerable young people need more support in schools, the conference will hear More children have mental health issues than two years ago, a survey of school teachers suggests. More than half of 850 staff surveyed by the Association of Teachers … Continue reading

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VIDEO: What makes a healthy High Street?

A new study by the Royal Society for Public Health has published a list of the best and worst High Streets in the UK. It ranked 70 towns and cities according to how many high street businesses have a “negative … Continue reading

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VIDEO: ‘Sport must act on mental health’

A former Premier League footballer who attempted to kill himself says that sport’s governing bodies need to accept responsibility for dealing with mental health issues. Clarke Carlisle, who had played for QPR, Burnley and England under-21s, was struck down by … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Diarrhoea killing poorest children

Diarrhoea kills more than half a million children every year – with Pakistan, Nigeria and India having the highest death rates. All three countries are being targeted by the charity Save the Children as they work with governments and communities … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Sitting down poses health risk

Office workers are putting their health at risk by spending too much of the day seated, according to a survey from the British Heart Foundation. It found that the average person sat for almost all of the nine hours spent … Continue reading

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Fitness linked to lower cancer risk

Even small changes in fitness levels could reduce the risk of developing cancer, the study suggested Very fit men in their late 40s are less likely to get lung cancer and colorectal cancer than unfit men, a study in JAMA … Continue reading

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NHS medical accidents unit ‘needed’

A national body to investigate medical accidents in England should be established immediately, MPs say. The House of Commons Public Administration select committee said the service was needed because of the scale of the problems in the NHS. The cross-party … Continue reading

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Health deficit ‘risks damaging care’

Hospitals in the East of England east are predicting a total deficit of £259m The £259m deficit facing East of England hospitals poses a “genuine risk of damaging quality of care”, it has been warned. Research by the BBC found … Continue reading

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