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Radical review proposes free social care and NHS merger

One-Minute Read
Thu 4 Sep, AT 10:35

Commission proposes rise in National Insurance to fund social care for people with 'critical' needs

Ashya King 'cured of cancer' by treatment denied on the NHS

One-Minute Read
Mon 23 Mar, AT 09:38

Five-year old is now cancer-free after receiving proton beam therapy in the Czech Republic, say his parents

Depressed lonely man by window

How therapy for depression can improve cancer care

Briefing
Thu 28 Aug, AT 11:51

Outcomes for cancer patients improve 'dramatically' when treatment addresses patients' mental health

NHS physician

Are Jeremy Hunt's new medics just 'doctors on the cheap'?

Briefing
Fri 22 Aug, AT 11:23

Government to increase the number of physician Associates, who only need two years of training

Doctors look at films of breast cancer X-rays

Kadcyla: why breast cancer drug won't be on the NHS

Briefing
Fri 8 Aug, AT 11:27

Another 'huge blow' to cancer patients, as campaigners call on drug companies to bring down costs

Mail on Sunday headline

#AddForLesbians: headline hashtag mocks Mail report

Summary
Mon 4 Aug, AT 14:53

Tweeters send up Mail on Sunday by tweaking classic stories under #AddForLesbiansToAHeadline hashtag

Fruit and Veg

Five a day: do we really need so many fruit and vegetables?

Briefing
Wed 30 Jul, AT 11:42

A new study says five a day is just right, but only three in ten Brits are eating enough fruit and vegetables

NHS hospital Stafford vk

NHS: millions shut out of doctors' surgeries

One-Minute Read
Mon 28 Jul, AT 09:54

Royal College of GPs says new data is 'shocking indictment' of NHS

 A nurse performs a mammography for the detection of breast cancer

Breast cancer: 'revolutionary' one-shot treatment for NHS

One-Minute Read
Fri 25 Jul, AT 09:35

Intrabeam radiotherapy means patients can avoid exhausting trips to hospital for weeks of treatment

An overweight man eating junk food

More obese patients to get NHS weight-loss surgery

One-Minute Read
Fri 11 Jul, AT 09:30

NHS told to spend more on operations to tackle the diabetes epidemic – but can it afford the cost?

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