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England skin and breast cancer patients have worst waiting time to see specialist
Almost 10,000 patients referred by a GP to a cancer specialist had to wait more than double NHS recommended 14 days

Carmen Aguilar García

02, Oct, 2022 @3:05 PM

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Latest Covid surge a ‘heavy straw on camel’s back’ for every hospital in UK
Health leaders urge vaccination and return to mask-wearing as hospitalisations rise by 37 per cent in a week

James Tapper and Sundus Abdi

01, Oct, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Enough is enough: five activists fighting back against Britain’s cost of living crisis
As the UK faces the toughest winter in decades, leading campaigners against food and energy poverty, poor housing and other key issues share their anger

Tim Adams, Alice O'Keeffe, Killian Fox

01, Oct, 2022 @1:00 PM

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My brain is shrinking – and so is my world. Could I find out what’s wrong with me?
First, the veteran Guardian foreign affairs correspondent found himself lost for words; then he started falling while out jogging. He and his wife Helen Harris try to make sense of a life-changing year

Ian Black and Helen Harris

01, Oct, 2022 @12:00 PM

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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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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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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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Almost 6,000 people harmed by prescription errors in NHS last year
Figures from NHS England also show 29 people were killed by prescription errors in 2021

Michael Goodier

26, Sep, 2022 @5:35 PM

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The doctor won’t see you now – the NHS is in crisis | Letters
Letters: Philip Wood on having to turn to private treatment because of health service underresourcing, Dr Pilar Murphy on staff shortages and Dr Euan Strachan-Orr on the pressure GPs face

Letters

26, Sep, 2022 @5:05 PM

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Britain is watching a party render itself unelectable for a generation. Good riddance | Polly Toynbee
As Truss and Kwarteng unleash economic chaos, Labour conference all feels a bit pre-1997, says the Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

26, Sep, 2022 @5:04 PM

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