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29 July 2014 Last updated at 21:18

Child malaria vaccine 'milestone'Children being examined by doctors

Scientists say the world's first malaria vaccine provides children with continuing protection against the disease and may be in use by 2015.


Medical staff working  prepare to bring food to patients kept in an isolation area at an Ebola treatment centre in Kailahun, eastern Sierra Leone on 20 July 2014 Liberia bans football over Ebola

Liberia suspends all football activities in an effort to control the spread of Ebola, as the number of people killed by the virus in West Africa reaches 672.

Patients in a hospital waiting roomHunt warned over A&E wait statistics

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is warned by the statistics watchdog over claims about A&E waiting times in England.

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Could bulk-buying save NHS pounds?

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Analysis: Assisted dying debate

Reflections on one of the most significant issues facing society

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The secret to transforming a failing hospital

Turning around a failing hospital is the equivalent of the holy grail for the NHS. Basildon Hospital has done it. So what is the secret of their success?

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