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GPs in England often miss cancer symptoms, says study
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GPs in England often miss cancer symptoms, says study

Research suggests thousands of people diagnosed with cancer in A&E visited their GP three times or more with possible signs of the disease.

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Concern among doctors over DVLA requests
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Concern among doctors over DVLA requests

Queries about confidentiality are one of the top reasons doctors call the Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK's leading medical defence organization revealed today.

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Rise in infant admissions sparks calls for NHS overhaul
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Rise in infant admissions sparks calls for NHS overhaul

The number of children admitted to hospital for emergency care has risen significantly in the last decade, say leading think-tanks.

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Patient left nearly four years before hospital discharge
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Patient left nearly four years before hospital discharge

An unnamed patient has been left waiting three and a half years to be discharged from a Welsh hospital despite being declared fit, it has been revealed.

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Retailers to cut sales of sugary drinks in hospitals
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Retailers to cut sales of sugary drinks in hospitals

Retailers have agreed to limit sales of sugary drinks in hospital outlets in England, NHS England has announced.

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Care for incurable breast cancer ‘not good enough’, says charity
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Care for incurable breast cancer ‘not good enough’, says charity

People with incurable breast cancer are not receiving sufficient specialist nursing care, reveals a new survey.

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Cycling to work could reduce cancer risk, says study
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Cycling to work could reduce cancer risk, says study

A new study from the University of Glasgow suggests cycling to work can help you live longer and reduce the risk of developing cancer and heart disease.

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Amino acid restricting diet could ‘starve’ cancer
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Amino acid restricting diet could ‘starve’ cancer

Eating a diet that restricts certain amino acids could be used as an additional treatment in some cancer cases, says Cancer Research UK.

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Bullying and anxiety frequent among UK teens
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Bullying and anxiety frequent among UK teens

Teenagers in the UK are more likely to be bullied and are more anxious than those in other parts of the world, according to a recent survey.

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Don’t neglect the NHS in June election, warns BMA
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Don’t neglect the NHS in June election, warns BMA

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement of a snap general election on 8 June, the BMA has warned politicians not to marginalize the NHS.

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Links between housing problems and mental illness
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Links between housing problems and mental illness

People in England are suffering from mental health problems due to the housing crisis in England, recent research suggests.

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Hundred set to sue NHS over vaginal mesh implants
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Hundred set to sue NHS over vaginal mesh implants

Over 800 women are to sue to NHS and manufacturers of vaginal mesh implants due to painful and serious complications, according to the BBC.

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Cancer care targets repeatedly missed
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Cancer care targets repeatedly missed

More than 100,000 people urgently referred by their GP for suspected cancer waited longer than 14 days to see a cancer specialist in 2016.

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NHS relying on private hospitals for mental health care
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NHS relying on private hospitals for mental health care

An investigation by BBC Breakfast has revealed an increase in NHS spending on private mental health inpatient beds of 42% over 5 years.

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