Society

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One in 25 heart attack deaths in north-east of England ‘preventable in London’
IFS research shows six in 100 patients would have survived if they had been treated by a similar doctor in London

Tobi Thomas

08, Aug, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Cost of living crisis will add strain to ‘creaking’ NHS, experts warn
Staffing crisis drives nurses to strike ballot amid warnings of cancelled operations and surge in admissions

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

08, Aug, 2022 @5:45 PM

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The customer is always angry – here’s why | Letters
Letters: Gary McKillion, Christina Freeman and Louise Richmond on how bureaucracy and the erosion of society have dehumanised people and led to a customer service nightmare

Letters

08, Aug, 2022 @4:43 PM

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DIY dentistry on the rise as 90% of NHS practices not seeing new patients
Britons resorting to superglue, says watchdog, as 98% of practices in some areas stop accepting new adult patients

Tobi Thomas

08, Aug, 2022 @8:13 AM

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Research on ‘molecular drills’ of skin cancer cells offers hope for treatment
Institute of Cancer Research in London isolates gene that allows melanoma cells to spread

Ian Sample Science editor

07, Aug, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Witnesses describe search for missing girl who died at Windsor waterpark
Lifeguards and the public entered lake to hunt for 11-year-old who got into difficulties at Liquid Leisure

Jane Clinton

07, Aug, 2022 @5:59 PM

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Alan Lee obituary
Other lives: Consultant psychiatrist who carried out groundbreaking research in depression

Phil Crabtree

07, Aug, 2022 @4:51 PM

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Archie Battersbee family says ‘no parent must go through this again’
Relatives say they want changes to how life-support cases are dealt with after 12-year-old died following withdrawal of care

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

07, Aug, 2022 @4:29 PM

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The perils of living in a man’s world | Letter
Letter: The undervaluing of art made by women reflects a wider problem with social perceptions, writes Marianne Gemmeke

Letters

07, Aug, 2022 @3:55 PM

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From PPE to cancer drugs: what has the NHS run low on in recent years?
Shortage of pain relief for childbirth is latest in string of supply problems in health service

Sascha Pare

07, Aug, 2022 @3:15 PM

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‘Difficult discussions’ as NHS faces shortage of childbirth pain relief
Some pregnant women denied usual choice as supplies of epidural kits and alternative drug both run low

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

07, Aug, 2022 @3:15 PM

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How I learned to tame my hypochondria
Recent years have seen a dramatic rise in the number of people suffering with health anxiety. Annalisa Barbieri reveals what triggered – and eventually settled – her ‘late-onset hypochondria’

Annalisa Barbieri

07, Aug, 2022 @11:00 AM

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