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Are nurses the new doctors?

With pressure growing on the NHS, nurses are taking on more and more of the responsibilities of doctors. Could this be the way to make stretched resources stretch even further?

23 June 2015

Nick Triggle

Health correspondent

Nick Triggle

Artificial leg allows patient to feel

Scientists in Austria have created an artificial leg which allows the amputee to feel lifelike sensations from their foot.

8 June 2015

Fergus Walsh

Medical correspondent

Fergus Walsh

Obesity – the ticking time bomb which starts young

Figures on obesity levels of children in England underline again the scale of the challenge facing policymakers.

25 June 2015

Hugh Pym

Health editor

Hugh Pym

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