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17 April 2014 Last updated at 20:18

Hospital infections 'still too high'Hospital bed - with handwashing gel

Doctors and nurses should do more to stop hospital patients developing infections, an NHS watchdog says.


Pensioner couplePensioners could get death estimate

Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.

Cancer cellWarning over bowel cancer screening

Bowel cancer screening uptake needs to improve, campaigners say, after figures showed just half of people eligible in England come forward for the test.

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