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Patients were forced to wait over an hour at Hilly Fields Medical Centre in Ladywell, South East London

Patient turned away in tears after queueing for over an hour at Lewisham GP blighted by long waits

Patients were forced to wait over an hour at Hilly Fields Medical Centre in Ladywell, South East London

Dozens of patients forced to queue ‘over an hour’ for GP appointment only to be told ‘come back tomorrow’

Dr Tijion Esho

TV cosmetic doctor gave free Botox to OnlyFans model in return for sex at his clinic, medical tribunal finds

In 2021-2022, over 5,000 referrals to Tavistock were reported by the NHS, compared to just under 250 who were questioning their gender identity ten years earlier

NHS ‘to review all transgender treatment’ after landmark report calls for ‘more cautious approach’ to transitioning

The fitness influencer has been transparent to her fans about her continual health struggles with ulcerative colitis following a diagnosis in 2018.

Former Made in Chelsea star Louise Thompson reveals she had 'life-saving' stoma bag fitted

In 2021-2022, over 5,000 referrals to Tavistock were reported by the NHS, compared to just under 250 who were questioning their gender identity ten years earlier.

Children should not be rushed to change gender, report to say

NHS consultants have agreed a deal to end long-running pay dispute

NHS consultants end pay dispute after accepting fresh government pay offer

Thousands of people across the United Kingdom will have access to trials that could revolutionise the diagnosis of Alzheimer's.

Thousands to be offered blood tests for Alzheimer’s in landmark UK trial

Vaping increases the risk of heart disease, study finds

Vaping causes substantial increase in the risk of heart failure, study finds

Katie Price warns of 'damaging' plastic surgery, saying there's 'nothing worse' than young women undergoing cosmetic procedures

Katie Price warns of 'damaging' plastic surgery, saying 'nothing worse' than young women having cosmetic procedures

The store was closed down immediately

KFC customers forced to leave east London restaurant mid-meal after officers find rats in kitchen

King Charles is planning to lead the Royal Family at the Easter Sunday service next week in a public 'show of unity'

King Charles hopes to lead Royals at 'Easter Lite' service in 'show of unity' amid his and Kate's cancer treatment

Junior doctors demonstrate in Trafalgar Square before marching to the Department of Health, April 11, 2023

Junior doctors vote by 98 per cent to continue strike action for another six months over pay dispute

The ICO has launched an urgent probe into the alleged security breach

Kate ‘told hospital staff tried to view her medical records’ as calls for police to investigate ‘major security breach’

Humans become infected when they ingest water or food contaminated with tapeworm cysts

Tapeworm eggs found in brain of man who ate undercooked bacon

Supermodel Christie Brinkley has revealed she was diagnosed with skin cancer

Supermodel Christie Brinkley, 70, reveals skin cancer diagnosis as she details graphic treatment

The report found that UK mental wellbeing levels in 2023 had not recovered from pre-pandemic levels.

The UK is the second most miserable place in the world - with one central Asian country taking top spot

The NHS app will monitor people’s step counts

NHS app will monitor patients’ step counts and heart rates 'to help people get back to work'

Ultra-processed foods have been linked to a wide range of negative health outcomes including early death

Ultra-processed food linked to 32 different health problems including cancer, heart disease, diabetes and early death

The Norwegian Dawn has been banned from docking.

Thousands left stuck 'floating aimlessly' in quarantine off Africa coast after cholera scare

Wendy Williams thanks supporters for 'love and kind words' after she is diagnosed with same rare form of dementia as Bruce Willis

Wendy Williams thanks supporters for 'love and kind words' after she is diagnosed with same rare form of dementia as Bruce Willis

Author Wendy Mitchell

Author Wendy Mitchell issues plea for 'choice of how we die' as she announces her death after battle with dementia

Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss through an autoimmune response

Alopecia breakthrough as NHS rolls out treatment for the first time

File image of an ambulance vehicle from East Midlands Ambulance Service

Pensioner who 'could not breathe' dies three hours after calling for ambulance that was never dispatched

Frozen eggs and embryos may have been destroyed at London fertility clinic affecting more than 130 women

Frozen eggs and embryos may have been destroyed at London fertility clinic affecting more than 130 women

Junior doctors will strike again at the end of the month

Junior doctors announce they will stage five-day 'full walkout' later this month

Mutant wolves living in the wasteland of the Chernobyl disaster appear to be evolving the ability to fight cancer

Mutant wolves living in Chernobyl disaster are evolving ability to fight cancer

An NHS dentist in Bristol has asked prospective patients to stop queuing outside after a six-hour-long around-the-block line formed after hundreds of local hopefuls tried to sign up for the new service

New NHS dentist stops enrolling patients in Bristol as six-hour-long around-the-block queue disperses

King Charles has been diagnosed with cancer, it was revealed on Monday

King Charles ‘hugely positive’ about cancer treatment as world rallies behind monarch after shock diagnosis

King Charles III has been diagnosed with cancer

Read in full: Buckingham Palace's statement as King Charles diagnosed with cancer

Celine Dion presents the award for album of the year during the 66th annual Grammy Awards.

Celine Dion earns standing ovation at Grammy Awards to present album of the year, amid 'human statue' condition

Patients can be given medication under England's new Pharmacy First scheme

Which illnesses can pharmacies now diagnose and treat? Patients urged not to see GP for these conditions

Five people are believed to have developed symptoms of the degenerative brain disease despite being aged just 38 to 55

Alzheimer’s passed from corpses to patients in first reported case of disease’s transmission

Ministers Debate Proposals For Foundation Hospitals

Nearly 20,000 reports of sexual abuse in NHS-run mental health units in the past five years

Doctor preparing a vaccine to inject into a patient

First bowel cancer vaccine to 'completely get rid of tumours and stop them coming back' could be available in 2 years

The Only Fans model underwent the operation because she "wanted to feel good and better about herself" as she hated the way her breasts looked.

'Petrified and traumatised' model left with necrosis after flying to Turkey for £3,000 breast surgery

A blood test could be just as accurate as painful and invasive lumbar punctures for detecting Alzheimer's disease, research suggests

Alzheimer’s blood test detects disease 15 years before symptoms, new study shows

Two thirds of Brits already given up on Veganuary ventures by third week of January

Two thirds of Brits already given up on Veganuary ventures by third week of January

The UK is in the 'worst heart care crisis in living memory'.

UK suffering ‘worst heart care crisis in living memory' as early deaths from heart disease soar to 10-year high

File image of a technician in laboratory research of cancer diseases

UK among worst in the world for cancer survival rates for six of the deadliest types of disease

Baywatch star Nicole Eggert has revealed that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer

Baywatch star reveals shock breast cancer diagnosis after mistaking symptoms for menopause

A new study found the average litre of bottled water has nearly a quarter million invisible pieces of nanoplastics

Average plastic bottle of water contains 240,000 nanoplastics particles, study finds

James Atkinson

University graduate died after eating two bites of pizza ordered from Deliveroo, inquest hears

Victoria Atkins has told striking junior doctors that the NHS 'belongs to all of us'

'NHS belongs to all of us, not just you', Health Secretary tells striking junior doctors, as walkout enters third day

The union is seeking "pay restoration" to 2008 levels, which it has estimated as the equivalent of a 35 per cent pay rise.

BMA accuses NHS managers of 'misusing' requests for striking doctors to return to wards

Mrs Kirkham’s Lancashire Cheese Ltd has taken the precautionary step of recalling various Lancashire Cheese products because the products might contain E. Coli

Four types of cheese that could be in Christmas hampers recalled due to E. Coli fears

Cocaine usage is the second highest in the world in the UK

UK has second highest rate of cocaine use in the world, figures show

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Ambulance crews in England have been unable to attend more than 1 in 6 999 call-outs due to delays in handing over patients to A&E

Ambulances unable to attend 1 in 6 call-outs due to handover delays - with crews spending 'entire shifts' outside A&E