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Thousands of contraceptive pills have been recalled due to a packaging error, a spokesperson for the multinational pharmaceutical company, Allergan, has said

The product is an oral contraceptive pill pack, known under the name Taytulla. It contains a 28-count blister card with 24 active pink capsules […]

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Hundreds of people going blind each year because of delays in NHS treatment

Up to 264 people a year, or 22 people a month lose their eyesight due to delayed and cancelled hospital appointments, research by the […]

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NHS deficit may result in deterioration of patient care, experts have warned

Patients also face longer waiting times for treatments, as the NHS deficit for the last financial year is revealed to be twice as high […]

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Capita outsourcing put NHS patients at risk, a watchdog has said

The National Audit Office (NAO) has said that services had been “way below” acceptable standards. A new report by the NAO has revealed that […]

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Cancer patients denied treatment to cut NHS costs

NHS England have been accused of denying cancer patients a life-extending drug in an attempt to cut costs. The £17 billion fund for complex […]

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Prime minister refusing visas leading to delays in patient care

The Prime Minister has been accused of refusing to ease visa restrictions on skilled workers to enable more overseas doctors to work in the […]

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A woman died after ’repeated failures’ at a west London abortion clinic, a coroner has said

Aisha Chithira, 32, travelled from Ireland to have a late-stage termination in 2012. She died after extensive internal bleeding and cardiac arrest just four […]

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National Breast Screening Error May Have Cost Patient Lives

Hundreds of women may have had their lives considerably shortened as a result of a major breast cancer screening programme failure, the health secretary […]

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Dying Dad “robbed” of final days at home by hospital mistake

A dying Dad was “robbed” of the chance to spend his final days with his only child following an error made by Princess Alexandra […]

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Lives lost as NHS fails to boost cancer survival rate

A global study has revealed that Britain has failed to narrow a cancer survival gap behind the best in the world. Despite improvements in […]

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Medication errors

Hospital says sorry to patient who could not sleep for three days after receiving wrong medication

A patient was kept awake for three days after being given medication that was not meant for him. Gordon Whalley, from Lymm, was admitted […]

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Herbal remedies combined with conventional drugs could be harmful

Herbal remedies could be harmful when taken with conventional drugs, scientists have warned. A review uncovered dozens of cases in which alternative treatments appeared […]

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Local Fire Crews Recruited to Help Deal With Growing NHS Demands

The Worcestershire Acute Hospital Trust has agreed on plans to draft in fire crews to take patients home in a bid to prevent overcrowding […]

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NHS Cancer Treatment Waiting Times Worst on Record

Over halfway through the year, new figures show that 133,843 cancer patients have not been treated within the relevant standards. NHS cancer treatment waiting […]

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Diabetes Prescriptions Cost the NHS More than £1bn A Year

Diabetes prescriptions are costing the NHS in England more than £1 billion a year, according to new figures from NHS Digital, up by almost […]

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