Healthcare Archive

Metabolism ‘obesity excuse’ true: The mocked “obesity excuse” of being born with a slow metabolism is
NHS Direct to close down next year: NHS Direct – one of the most recognisable names in the NHS
Boys catching up on life expectancy: Baby girls born 30 years ago were expected to live six years
Poor care risk ‘at 1 in 4 hospitals’: A quarter of hospital trusts in England are at raised risk of
Hospital’s bid to move travellers: Health bosses vow to launch legal proceedings to move French travellers blocking
NHS ‘can save £500m’ on foreign care: Up to £500m could be recovered from overseas visitors and migrants using
Child bone-marrow transplant ‘first’: Doctors at London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital have carried out a pioneering
Exercise ‘boosts academic success’: Regular exercise improves teenagers’ academic performance, according to new research by the
UK first in heart failure operation: A pioneering operation to improve the function of failing hearts while they
Anger as diabetic children miss out: Some health boards are not following mandatory guidelines by failing to provide