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Dame Deborah James: Cancer campaigner dies aged 40

Dame Deborah James: Cancer campaigner dies aged 40

The 40-year-old host of You, Me and the Big C was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016. Source link

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Archie Battersbee parents win appeal to reconsider case

Archie Battersbee parents win appeal to reconsider case

Appeal judges Sir Geoffrey Vos, the Master of the Rolls; Sir Andrew McFarlane, the president of the Family Division of the High Court and most senior family court judge in England and Wales; and Lady…

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NI waiting lists: Overnight planned surgery centres established

NI waiting lists: Overnight planned surgery centres established

“The changing nature of surgical speciality means delivering emergency general surgery across multiple smaller sites with a lower patient turnover is becoming increasingly difficult in terms of rotas, staff recruitment and retention, skill mix, and…

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‘My experience of having monkeypox’

‘My experience of having monkeypox’

Dan has described his experience of contracting monkeypox at the start of June. He said he felt tired and nauseous before developing “blister spots” which spread across his genitals and lower body. Speaking to BBC…

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Pride: Stay at home if you have monkeypox symptoms

Pride: Stay at home if you have monkeypox symptoms

People should look out for unusual rashes, fevers and swollen glands, London’s public-health director says. Source link

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Breast cancer: ‘I knew my body wasn’t right’

Breast cancer: ‘I knew my body wasn’t right’

A mother of three who is living with breast cancer says her outlook is worse due to a late diagnosis. Source link

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Bowel cancer: How to check your poo

Bowel cancer: How to check your poo

By Philippa RoxbyHealth reporter Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Don’t delay going to your GP if you feel things aren’t right Dame Deborah James, who has died from bowel cancer at the age of 40,…

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Quarter of GP posts vacant within a decade in England, study warns

Quarter of GP posts vacant within a decade in England, study warns

Researchers say findings are sobering, with shortages in England predicted to top 10,000 by 2030-31. Source link

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How an autism diagnosis changed my life

How an autism diagnosis changed my life

What’s it like living with an invisible disability in London? In the UK one in 100 people are on the autism spectrum and there are around 700,000 autistic adults and children. (Source: National Autistic Society)…

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Child stroke survivor determined to recover say Lowestoft parents

Child stroke survivor determined to recover say Lowestoft parents

Five-year-old Tilli, from Suffolk, is one of 400 children to have a stroke in the UK every year. Source link