Health

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‘The bleakest of worlds’: how Molly Russell fell into a vortex of despair on social media
London teenager killed herself in 2017 after the darker side of online life overwhelmed her

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

30, Sep, 2022 @11:20 AM

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NHS nurses not eating at work in order to feed their children, survey finds
Lack of money in NHS means some staff are quitting to take better paid jobs in pubs and shops

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

30, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Thousands of children at risk as vaccination rates fall in England
Health officials urge parents to ensure children have routine jabs amid fears of measles outbreak

Andrew Gregory Health editor

29, Sep, 2022 @6:20 PM

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NHS 111 failures led to early Covid deaths, investigation finds
Inquiry says phone service misjudged levels of illness and failed to advise some to seek urgent help

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

29, Sep, 2022 @4:57 PM

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Thérèse Coffey scraps promised paper on health inequality
Exclusive: health secretary has decided not to publish white paper, which was originally intended for publication by last spring

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

29, Sep, 2022 @4:22 PM

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Switch from smoking to vaping cuts health risks substantially, report finds
Review of 400 published studies stresses vaping is not risk-free and urges action to reduce teenage use

Ian Sample Science editor

29, Sep, 2022 @4:02 PM

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Mental health policies for drug users not being followed in Scotland, say experts
Health services not using correct procedures to help those with drug and alcohol problems, commission finds

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

29, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Truss ‘standing by Kwarteng’ as Treasury defends plans despite market turmoil – as it happened
No 10 says PM has faith in chancellor, as Treasury minister says tax cuts are the ‘right plan’

Nadeem Badshah (now); Jamie Grierson and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

28, Sep, 2022 @7:03 PM

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Coroner criticises NHS trust’s treatment of family of woman who killed herself
Sally Mays’ parents fought for seven years to hear details of chat outside mental health unit their daughter was turned away from

Robyn Vinter and agencies

28, Sep, 2022 @6:31 PM

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Dangerous NHS England hospital roofs ‘will not be fixed until 2035’
FoI request reveals long wait to repair roofs at risk of collapse, including those affecting Truss and Coffey constituents

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

28, Sep, 2022 @6:18 PM

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NHS mental health hospital staff filmed ‘mocking and slapping’ patients
Police investigating allegations of bullying and verbal abuse at Edenfield centre near Manchester after BBC investigation

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

28, Sep, 2022 @4:17 PM

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Success of experimental Alzheimer’s drug hailed as ‘historic moment’
Study shows cognition in early-stage patients on lecanemab declines by 27% less than those on placebo

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

28, Sep, 2022 @1:05 PM

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