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8.15.19

What Happens When an Abortion Doesn't Fully Work

I had an incomplete abortion last year. This is what I wish I'd known about them.

7.26.19

From Apps to Alexa, How NHS Privatisation Entered the Digital Age

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said he wants to “create more porous borders into the NHS” for business innovators. Partnerships like those with Amazon Alexa are only the beginning.

5.31.19

What's Gone On This Week: Jeremy Corbyn Wants to Give Brexit Back to the Public

The only thing I can imagine being a bigger recruitment tool for the far-right than another referendum is if Corbyn tested the Queen's chin with a left-right combo outside The Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday.

5.23.19

I Got My Faeces Tested to See If It's 'Super-Poo'

We're entering a new world of faecal transplants – and only the finest will qualify.

5.14.19

How Medical Memoirs Are Helping Us Understand Each Other

We spoke to young author and cardiac nurse Molly Case about her new memoir, 'How To Treat People', and how attitudes towards NHS staff have changed under austerity.

5.2.19

Students Are Looking to Each Other for Mental Health Support

Peer support is an important part of recovery, but universities must also improve their services.

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4.9.19

A Boss Whose Company Sued the NHS for Millions Pays to Meet Theresa May

The non-exec chairman of Fujitsu UK gets a concessional rate to join the PM and other top Tories for dinner.

2.1.19

What's Going On with the NHS PrEP Trial in England?

NHS Engalnd delayed plans to fund doubling the trial in size, just days after its announcement – and that may leave people at even greater risk.

1.24.19

Good Luck Getting Medical Cannabis On the NHS

Despite official guidelines, doctors are reluctant to prescribe the drug, with one hospital posting a notice telling patients not to even bother asking.

11.28.18

Why the UK's Mental Health Act Needs to Be Reformed

Conceived in 1983, when people in hospital for mental illness weren’t allowed to vote, problems with the Act mean it often does more harm than good.

11.16.18
11.7.18

Private Patients to Get Easier Access to Medical Cannabis Than NHS Patients

Warns the UK's top medical cannabis expert.

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