NHS: Wales' hospital treatment time longest in UK - study

Health News BBC - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 14:11
Patients are staying an average of seven days in hospital for treatment, a BBC investigation finds.
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Europe's 'largest ever' land dinosaur found on Isle of Wight

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 14:00
University of Southampton palaeontologists identify the remains of a dinosaur measuring 32ft.
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Smoking age of sale should rise by year each year

Health News BBC - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 13:29
Review suggests year by year increases until no-one is allowed to buy tobacco and cigarettes.
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Law change to let pharmacists sign people off sick

Health News BBC - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 13:28
Patients in England, Wales and Scotland will no longer need to see their GP to receive a "fit note".
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James Webb Space Telescope hit by tiny meteoroid

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 11:34
Nasa says the incident is not expected to limit the mission's overall performance.
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Obesity in Wales: Energy drinks ban for children proposed

Health News BBC - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 08:30
Opening takeaways near schools could also end under plans to tackle childhood obesity.
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Thailand legalises cannabis trade but still bans recreational use

Health News BBC - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 06:04
Thais can now grow cannabis for commerce, but the rules still ban recreational use.
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Cost of living: Soaring bills damaging people's health, say medics

Health News BBC - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 05:50
Experts warn health inequalities will be widened by the surge in the cost of living.
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Doctors' concern as mention of women reduced in NHS advice

Health News BBC - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 00:33
Doctors say it may cause confusion but NHS Digital says the updated advice now has wider relevance.
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Mum, 29, with inoperable brain tumour in plea for research

Health News BBC - Wed, 06/08/2022 - 23:11
Laura Mahon, 29, gave birth at 30 weeks after being told she had an inoperable brain tumour.
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Princess Alexandra Hospital A&E patients warned of 13-hour wait

Health News BBC - Wed, 06/08/2022 - 17:00
The health secretary says a video of a nurse warning of delays is "not what anyone wants to see".
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Climate change: Ukraine war prompts fossil fuel 'gold rush' - report

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 06/08/2022 - 11:12
Russia's invasion of Ukraine and soaring gas prices have led to new greenhouse gas emitting projects, researchers say.
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Sajid Javid pledges NHS leadership changes after review finds bullying

Health News BBC - Wed, 06/08/2022 - 10:16
Health Secretary Sajid Javid says the findings are "stark" ahead of the report's publication later.
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Community pharmacists speak out against rise in abuse and attacks

Health News BBC - Wed, 06/08/2022 - 09:14
Staff say physical and verbal abuse is unacceptably common, and many now feel unsafe at work.
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My son is profoundly deaf - but still passed a hearing test

Health News BBC - Wed, 06/08/2022 - 08:07
Carrie-Ann Farquhar was told her young son had normal hearing, but years later he was diagnosed as being profoundly deaf.
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Antarctica: Southern Ocean floor mapped in greatest ever detail

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 06/08/2022 - 03:42
A new map traces the shape of the remote ocean bed surrounding Antarctica.
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A&E patients warned of seven-and-a-half hour wait

Health News BBC - Tue, 06/07/2022 - 22:03
A nurse is filmed as she informs a packed accident and emergency waiting room of long delays.
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What is monkeypox and how do you catch it?

Health News BBC - Mon, 06/06/2022 - 17:56
Cases of monkeypox are being investigated in several countries, including the UK.
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Bonn climate conference: World is "cooked" if we carry on with coal, US says

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 06/06/2022 - 02:09
US climate envoy John Kerry says the war in Ukraine is no excuse to prolong global reliance on coal.
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China's plans to go to the Moon, Mars and beyond

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 06/06/2022 - 02:01
China plans to put astronauts on the Moon and send probes to Mars and Jupiter. Why the grand plans?
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