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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

Building a better future for Chad

Chad is a potent symbol of what work is still needed to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger - the first of the eight Millennium Development Goals.

1 July 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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