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NHS to test using drones to fly chemotherapy drugs to Isle of Wight
Trial will take treatments from Portsmouth to St Mary’s hospital and health service plans similar drops elsewhere in England

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

04, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Beware the vultures circling over the NHS | Letters
Letters: Dr Peter Wimpenny on the threat of privatisation and what Nye Bevan would make of those who seek the destruction of the health service. Plus, Prof Alan Walker on why it should focus on prevention

Letters

04, Jul, 2022 @5:10 PM

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Woman suffering mental health crisis left waiting eight days in A&E
18-year-old had to sleep in chair at St Helier hospital in Sutton as no beds were available in NHS facilities

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

04, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Dejected and desperate’: the ordeal of a mental health patient left in limbo
The parents of Louise, 18, describe her ordeal as she waited for mental health support in an NHS A&E for eight days

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

04, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘Eventually it will just be a barcode, won’t it?’ Why Britain’s new stamps are causing outrage and upset
Royal Mail’s stamps are finally entering the digital world, with printed codes that can be used to track letters or linked to videos. Collectors, traditionalists and royalists are not amused

Simon Usborne

04, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Goodbye silicone? A new era of breast reconstruction is on the horizon
Tissue-regrowing implants, which will enter human trials next week, could provide comfortable and accessible alternatives to silicone

Ida Emilie Steinmark

03, Jul, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘The house blew up in seconds’: how a gas blast affected one Welsh family
The smell was not overpowering when Jess Williams returned home before an explosion that led to 70% burns

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

03, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Paramedics set up units inside A&E to ease long queues
Experiment in London speeds up handover by emergency ambulance crews to doctors and is safer for patients

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

03, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘I’m one of the lucky ones, I’m financially OK’: welcome to ageing Britain, where pensioners outnumber children
Nearly one in five people in England and Wales are 65 or over – some are thriving, some struggling. How are we coping with the social, cultural and political change this brings?

Michael Savage

02, Jul, 2022 @4:25 PM

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Deborah James legacy: huge rise in online checks for bowel cancer signs
NHS chief says James’s last message to public to ‘check your poo’ is life-saving

Caroline Davies

01, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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The damaging policy of Britain’s right-to-buy policy | Letters
Letters: Readers on how the disappearance of quality social housing has left families and communities in crisis

Letters

01, Jul, 2022 @4:49 PM

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Tory donors behind Betfred pay themselves and family £50m dividend
Rise in online gambling in pandemic offset temporary closure of firm’s 1,470 high street bookmakers

Rob Davies

01, Jul, 2022 @10:32 AM

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