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A&E safety risks in Wales 'unacceptable'
Hospital safety is being "compromised to an unacceptable degree", Welsh emergency consultants warn.
UK 'in grip of worst flu season since 2011'
Latest weekly figures show rise in numbers of patients going to their GP and being admitted to hospital.
Noel Conway: Terminally ill man granted assisted dying appeal
Noel Conway wins the right to challenge a High Court decision against changing the law on assisted dying.
Angelina Jolie gene testing for all?
Testing everyone for cancer risk genes would save lives and is cost effective say doctors.
East of England ambulance delays: 20 patients have died, says MP
The deaths occurred when a trust did not move into its highest emergency level, Clive Lewis MP says.
Minister for loneliness appointed to continue Jo Cox's work
The government creates a new ministerial role, which continues the work of the late MP Jo Cox.
Chemistry 'Van Gogh' could help with cancer
Scientists capture "incredible" images of instructions contained in DNA being read
Fundraising page set up for disgraced liver surgeon
A former patient says Simon Bramhall is a "man of excellence."
NHS 'haemorrhaging' nurses as 33,000 leave each year
More than one in 10 leave the NHS in England every year, enough to staff more than 20 hospitals.
Cost legacy of decades-old NHS blunders begins to rise
Experts say maternity wards are still making the same "avoidable errors".

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