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23 October 2014 Last updated at 03:12

NHS 'needs extra cash and overhaul'Healthcare team of nurses and doctors

The NHS in England needs extra money and drastic changes to the way services are organised if patient care is not to suffer, health bosses say.


BabyNHS acting as 'barrier to families'

The NHS in England is told to stop being a barrier to infertile couples having children, according to the funding watchdog.

Pregnant womanExperts aim to reduce stillbirths

Health experts launch a five-year programme that aims to halve the number of stillbirths, newborn deaths and baby brain injuries in the UK.

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Health workers wearing protective clothing prepare to carry an abandoned dead body presenting with Ebola symptoms at Duwala market in Monrovia August 17, 2014.Ebola crisis

Latest news, features and maps as West Africa battles world's worst outbreak of killer disease

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Hugh Pym Article written by Hugh Pym Hugh Pym Health editor

NHS five-year plan document 'packs a punch'

BBC health editor Hugh Pym gives his take on an NHS document which sheds light on how the service could be run in the next five years.

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Fergus Walsh Article written by Fergus Walsh Fergus Walsh Medical correspondent

To walk again - the people behind the story

Panorama spent a year following a remarkable cell transplant research project that has enabled a paralysed man to walk again using a frame.

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Nick Triggle Article written by Nick Triggle Nick Triggle Health correspondent

The NHS plan: Five things we've learned

NHS chiefs have unveiled a five-year vision for the health service in England. But what are the key points?

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Scrubbing Up

  • Staff treating Ebola patients at a hospital in LiberiaFear factor

    Why does Ebola cause more concern than other deadly diseases?


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    The wards full of patients suspended between life and death


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