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Whorlton Hall: Ten arrested over abuse allegations

Ten workers are held over the alleged mistreatment of hospital patients following a BBC investigation.

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Mumps – is it the forgotten disease?

Hippocrates described the classic signs centuries ago, so what else do we know about the ancient illness?

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‘Cancer screening should be as easy as booking a flight’

Text reminders and after-work appointments are recommended in a report on improving cancer screening.

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Surgeons warn of serious hand injuries from dog leads and collars

A Cornwall dog owner had the skin torn off her middle finger by a lead wound tightly round her hand.

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Mumps and measles cases in England prompt vaccine call

There were 795 cases of mumps in the first three months of 2019, versus 1,031 in the whole of 2018.

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Whorlton Hall: Hospital abuse missed despite at least 100 official visits

Inspectors, council staff and NHS officials went in twice week on average in the year before Panorama expose.

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Whorlton Hall: Hospital ‘abused’ vulnerable adults

Undercover BBC filming shows staff swearing, mocking and taunting patients with learning disabilities.

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Two female loos for every male one, experts recommend

With more urinals than cubicles, men – unlike women – rarely queue, a report says.

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Aspirin ‘safe’ for brain-bleed strokes

Patients can take aspirin without raising their risk of another stroke, a study suggests.

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NHS can beat sepsis, says quadruple amputee

Sepsis survivor Tom Ray wants better awareness and faster diagnosis of the potentially deadly disease.

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-48353222

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