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29 July 2014 Last updated at 17:20 Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been warned by the UK’s statistics watchdog over claims he made about accident and emergency waiting times in England. Sir Andrew Dilnot said Mr Hunt was wrong to … Continue reading
30 July 2014 Last updated at 16:26 The average response time to Category A calls in June was 10 minutes Welsh ambulances have again missed their target of reaching 65% of life-threatening incidents in eight minutes. The figure for June … Continue reading
30 July 2014 Last updated at 13:21 By Helen Briggs Health editor, BBC News website Seaside towns such as the Isle of Wight have a high number of dementia diagnoses The number of people in England diagnosed with dementia has … Continue reading
29 July 2014 Last updated at 17:48 Sierra Leone is one of the countries battling the outbreak Liberia has suspended all football activities in an effort to control the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. There was a risk of … Continue reading
30 July 2014 Last updated at 01:15 By Helen Briggs Health editor, BBC News website Patterns of alcohol consumption may have an impact on dementia risk Problem drinking in middle age doubles the risk of memory loss in later life, … Continue reading
29 July 2014 Last updated at 19:06 By Smitha Mundasad Health reporter, BBC News Making malaria vaccine available for routine use will be a major milestone, researchers say Experts say the world’s first malaria vaccine could be approved for use … Continue reading
29 July 2014 Last updated at 12:13 A former head of financial accounting at two NHS trusts has been jailed for stealing £2.2m of NHS funds to buy 11 properties in Sussex and London. Trevor Barry Cosson, from Hastings, worked … Continue reading
29 July 2014 Last updated at 01:40 By Smitha Mundasad Health reporter, BBC News The habenula may help in risky circumstances such as weighing up whether to go down a dark alley Scientists say a part of the brain, smaller … Continue reading
29 July 2014 Last updated at 01:13 By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website Labour has called for the NHS in England to stop privatising services until after the general election. In a speech, shadow health secretary Andy Burnham … Continue reading
28 July 2014 Last updated at 20:20 2 Sisters Food Group said the allegations were “untrue, misleading and inaccurate” Two poultry factories alleged to have committed hygiene breaches have been rated as “good” and “satisfactory” by the Food Standards Agency … Continue reading
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