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29 July 2014 Last updated at 13:03

Pause NHS privatisation - LabourHospital ward

NHS privatisation is "being forced through at pace and scale", and should be halted until the general election, says Labour's shadow health secretary.


MSF Ebola workers wearing protective clothing - 23 July 2014 - in Guinea Liberia shuts borders to curb Ebola

Most border crossings in Liberia are closed and communities hit by an Ebola outbreak face quarantine to stop the virus spreading.

Picture of a person in an alleyway'Brain hub predicts negative events'

Scientists have identified a part of the brain that may help us predict when things are about to go wrong and could play a part in depression.

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Hugh Pym Article written by Hugh Pym Hugh Pym Health editor

Could bulk-buying save NHS pounds?

Millions might be saved - but would it be possible for the health service to buy in bulk?

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Fergus Walsh Article written by Fergus Walsh Fergus Walsh Medical correspondent

Analysis: Assisted dying debate

Reflections on one of the most significant issues facing society

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Nick Triggle Article written by Nick Triggle Nick Triggle Health correspondent

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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Scrubbing Up

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    The risks of a plan to admit fewer patients


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