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article 21 December 2014 UK
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Ambulance times could be lengthened, leaked report shows

Ambulance waiting times in England could be lengthened from eight to 19 minutes in some cases, a leaked NHS memo reveals.

video 19 December 2014 UK

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Record number of A&E patients - video

The 110,000 emergency admissions to England's hospitals last week is an all-time high, making up about a quarter of the total number of patients turning up at A&E.

video 19 December 2014 World, Cambodia

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Caged and chained: Cambodia's mentally ill - video

In a country where mental illness is blamed on bad luck, karma and ghosts, sufferers are often shackled and afraid - forced to live in the shadows. Warning: this film contains disturbing images.

video 18 December 2014 UK

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A&E departments 'stretched to the limit' - video

The pressure is growing on many hospital accident and emergency departments in what has been described as their busiest week ever.

video 17 December 2014 UK

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Can e-cigarettes help you quit smoking? - video

A new study claims that using e-cigarettes can significantly help cigarette smokers quit, or at least cut down.

video 12 December 2014 UK

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Accident and Emergency waiting times shoot up - video

New hospital figures from Accident & Emergency departments reveal a service under severe pressure, as Victoria Macdonald reports.

article 10 December 2014 UK
Abortion protest
Heated row as anti-abortion protesters confronted again

Anti-abortion protesters are filmed being confronted by a local resident outside a London clinic, where a pregnant woman delivered a plea last week insisting they should stop "judging" women.

article 09 December 2014 UK
Man eating pizza
Could eating pizza give you your 'five a day'?

A move by Public Health England to broaden the definition of a "five a day" portion of food has people wondering whether it could include "composite" meals like pizza.

post 08 December 2014
Read more from Victoria Macdonald on her blog How early onset dementia can devastate a family

Liza Grant was in her late 40s when the symptoms of dementia first appeared. The illness hit her husband and two teenage sons for six.