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Under-doctored areas to get new medical schools

New courses are in under-doctored areas as ministers set out plans to expand student places by 25%.

Water bacteria probe extended to Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Four patients at the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow are now being treated for infections.

'My 3,000 calorie-a-day addiction to energy drinks rules my life'

Emma Forrest gets up five times a night to satisfy her cravings and stockpiles cans of the drinks.

I had a transplant after my hairstyle made me go bald

MC Paigey Cakey says she feels "empowered" after having a hair transplant because she had traction alopecia.

Macular degeneration: 'I've been given my sight back'

Two patients have had pioneering stem cell therapy to restore their vision.

Class A drugs 'brought in for patients' at Essex mental health trust

The BBC uncovers allegations that staff at an Essex mental health trust supplied vulnerable patients.

Llandough Hospital: Barry woman's 'let my daughter home' plea

Laura Clode has been at a mental health unit at Llandough Hospital since last June.

Deaf access to NHS progress 'too slow', charity warns

People in Wales who are deaf or have hearing loss are not getting accessible information from their GP.

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