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VIDEO: When can NHS reforms be judged?

9th October 2012

BBC News - Health

The government's plan to reform the NHS in England proved hugely controversial, politically difficult and saw Health Secretary Andrew Lansley replaced by Jeremy Hunt.

Cancer errors board 'should quit'

9th October 2012

BBC News - Health

MP Mark Spencer calls on Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust's board to resign after problems with breast cancer testing.

Limit on child screen time urged

9th October 2012

BBC News - Health

An expert says the amount of time children spend in front of screens should be curbed to stave of development and health problems such as screen addiction.

Pharmacies to offer flu vaccine

9th October 2012

BBC News - Health

The flu vaccine is available from some pharmacies in Wales for the first time, the Welsh government announces.

Care home cuts in health shake-up

9th October 2012

BBC News - Health

Northern Ireland is expected to lose a number of its residential homes as part of major changes to the health service.

Calling time on drinks duty fraud

9th October 2012

BBC News - Health

Alcohol smuggling costs UK more than £1bn, says File on 4 report

US team aim to make human sperm

9th October 2012

BBC News - Health

US researchers say they will redouble their efforts to create human sperm from stem cells following the success of a Japanese study involving mice.

US insect-eating competitor dies

9th October 2012

BBC News - Health

The winner of a cockroach-eating competition dies soon after eating dozens of live insects in the US state of Florida, authorities say.

Prostate cancer 'barcode' tests

9th October 2012

BBC News - Health

A blood test that reads genetic results like a barcode can pick out the most aggressive prostate cancers, say experts.

Tomatoes are 'stroke preventers'

9th October 2012

BBC News - Health

A diet rich in tomatoes may reduce the risk of having a stroke, according to researchers in Finland.