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Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring them in line with UK standards, a study says.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:03:35 GMT
The chair of the panel set up to advise ministers on the governance of NHS data tells the BBC the Care.data programme was "mishandled".
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:00:25 GMT
A sacked heart specialist was unfairly dismissed after raising concerns about patient safety, an employment tribunal rules.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:56:31 GMT
Children can experience the negative effects of bullying on their physical and mental health more than 40 years later, says a study from King's College London.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:01:11 GMT
Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:31:18 GMT
Doctors and nurses should do more to stop hospital patients developing infections, an NHS watchdog says.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:56:21 GMT
Bowel cancer screening uptake needs to improve, campaigners say, after figures showed just half of people eligible in England come forward for the test.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:24:59 GMT
Children suffering a mental health crisis in England are being forced into police custody because 35% of NHS "places of safety" ban under 16s, figures suggest.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:16:00 GMT
All 18 NHS care homes in Northern Ireland that were earmarked for closure are to remain open while residents want to stay in them.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:42:02 GMT
A businessman who died after complications following a cancer operation "would probably have survived" if he was re-operated on sooner, an inquest hears.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:04:44 GMT
A woman who has Crohn's disease loses a legal challenge against a decision to refuse her NHS funding to freeze her eggs before chemotherapy.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:41:06 GMT
A patient who awoke from an anaesthetic minutes before major surgery speaks of the "terrifying" experience.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:43:09 GMT
Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores.
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:41:59 GMT
A Japanese researcher creates glasses that show computer-generated eyes that express emotions so that the wearer does not need to bother.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:27 GMT
The boom and bust of men's beard fashions may mirror Darwinian selection, scientists say.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:56:03 GMT
Should the insurance industry stump up funds?
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:02:18 GMT
Cancer virus discovered after delayed flight
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 02:08:03 GMT
The BBC's Irene Caselli reports that silicone buttock silicone injections are causing health issues in Venezuela
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 07:44:13 GMT
There are calls for stricter assessments of foreign-trained doctors before they practise in the UK.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:59:34 GMT
A senior cardiologist, who exposed concerns about patient safety at Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry, has won an unfair dismissal case.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:36:32 GMT
Scientists at a London laboratory carry out tests to try to discover how and why some people develop Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:22:51 GMT
A man who suffered with chronic hand pain chopped the limb off so people "would listen."
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:37:38 GMT
Lord Tebbit, the former Tory minister and party chairman turns his hand to writing a children's novel, the central character being a 14-year-old boy left paralysed after a car crash.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:01:54 GMT
Every eye clinic in the UK should provide access to a sight loss advisor, the RNIB has claimed.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:48:15 GMT
A US trial of hi-tech goggles could reduce the need for secondary operations for cancer patients.
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 05:43:57 GMT
Does it matter that drug firms give doctors money and gifts?
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:46:27 GMT
How loud does it have to be for your ears to bleed?
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:17:31 GMT
Concern over rise in waits for hospital operations
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:21:09 GMT
The Priory Hospital wants to shake off its 'quick fix' image
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 04:55:17 GMT
Boston marathon bombing survivors cope with aftermath
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:17 GMT
The glasses that help surgeons find cancer
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:00:27 GMT
Can you live without processed food?
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:51:09 GMT
Why parents who have a stillbirth are now being listened to
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 04:57:48 GMT
The joys and dangers of living with Williams Syndrome
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:46:50 GMT
The Ugandans who pay for bogus HIV results to get jobs
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 08:07:55 GMT
How is the disorder diagnosed?
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:50:01 GMT