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23 September 2014 Last updated at 23:28

Miliband £2.5bn pledge 'to save NHS'

Ed Miliband tells the Labour conference he wants to recruit 36,000 NHS doctors, nurses and other health staff - partly funded by a tax on tobacco firms and expensive homes.


A World Health Organisation worker, (centre) trains nurses to use Ebola protective gear in Freetown, Sierra Leone (18 September 2014)Ebola death rates 70% - WHO study

New figures suggest 70% of those infected in West Africa have died, higher than previously reported.

Fast food and TV should be limited, says a health watchdogGo TV-free to fight fat, says NICE

Adults and children should consider having TV-free days or limiting viewing to two hours a day under new proposals to tackle obesity.

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Health workers wearing protective clothing prepare to carry an abandoned dead body presenting with Ebola symptoms at Duwala market in Monrovia August 17, 2014.Ebola crisis

Latest news, features and maps as West Africa battles world's worst outbreak of killer disease

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Hugh Pym Article written by Hugh Pym Hugh Pym Health editor

NHS finances - pressures, deficits and challenges

What is happening and how serious is the situation?

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Fergus Walsh Article written by Fergus Walsh Fergus Walsh Medical correspondent

Ebola trial volunteer immunised

A trial of an experimental vaccine against the Ebola virus has begun in Oxford.

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Nick Triggle Article written by Nick Triggle Nick Triggle Health correspondent

Is it time for a mental health waiting target?

Targets are an intrinsic part of the culture of the NHS. Is it time they were extended to mental health services, asks Nick Triggle.

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