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The strangers who saved each other’s lives

Two men who never met now call themselves blood brothers - after one donated stem cells to the other.

Wed Feb 21, 2024 04:10
Hospitals to introduce Martha's rule from April

The scheme will raise awareness of how patients and their families can access a second opinion.

Wed Feb 21, 2024 04:10
Patient care hit by disrepair in NHS buildings

Sewage leaks and floods among more than 1,000 incidents revealed in BBC investigation.

Wed Feb 21, 2024 04:10
Footballer Tom Lockyer shows life-saving defibrillator in his chest

The Luton Town defender collapsed on the pitch after a cardiac arrest last December.

Tue Feb 20, 2024 19:15
Illegal abortion investigations rising, BBC told

The increase in police inquiries in England and Wales is unprecedented, an abortion provider says.

Tue Feb 20, 2024 10:16
Bowel cancer checks for anyone with inherited risk

Offering regular colonoscopies to people with Lynch syndrome at any age will save lives, NHS England says.

Tue Feb 20, 2024 04:40

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