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24 July 2014 Last updated at 08:33

Warning over NHS trust financesHealthcare team of nurses and doctors

Nineteen NHS trusts have been referred to ministers after auditors raised concerns about their financial health.


Section of brain'Casual attitude' to vCJD warning

The government has a "casual attitude" to the human form of "mad cow disease", MPs warn, while ministers say the issue is treated "extremely seriously".

Photo of person clutching back Paracetamol for back pain questioned

Taking paracetamol for lower back pain does not improve recovery time or provide any greater pain relief than using a placebo, scientists say.

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Hugh Pym Article written by Hugh Pym Hugh Pym Health editor

NHS 'wasting millions on supplies'

Are poor procurement practices unnecessarily costing the NHS millions of pounds a year?

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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

Failing hospitals: Is the glass half-full or half-empty?

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is certainly happy with the progress being made by failing hospitals put in special measures. But should he be?

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    The risks of a plan to admit fewer patients


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