Issue : 18 October 2011
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The chance of a potentially fatal pregnancy condition is increased 41 per cent by IVF, research suggests.
Would-be fathers warned not to wait beyond 45Subscription
Men in their early 40s who wish to have children should not be advised to delay by health professionals, experts have said.
I will be on the picket line on 30 November along with my nursing colleagues to stand up to this government, says Linda Hobson
Patients face “unacceptable risks” to their safety as a result of laws that allow medics to practise anywhere across the EU, peers have claimed.
H1N1 flu warning to pregnant womenSubscription
Influenza in pregnant women significantly increases the risk of stillbirth or infant death shortly after birth, according to UK research which charities say “must not be ignored”.
Liquorice extract 'reduces flushes'Subscription
A liquorice extract may cut the chance of hot flushes by 80 per cent and alter the way menopausal women are treated, research suggests.
Hitting the target but missing the pointSubscription
I will be writing a six-part series on the implications of the Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust Public Inquiry, the most far-reaching investigation into the NHS since the Bristol Royal Infirmary Inquiry of 2001
NHS missing an 'opportunity' over complaintsSubscription
Poor communication leads to thousands of complaints being referred to the health service ombudsman unnecessarily, a review of complaints handling in the NHS has concluded.
Decoding your mental health placement Subscription
Like all hospital settings, mental health units are full of jargon. Feeling confused? Let us help
Patient safety leaders transform handovers at George EliotVideoSubscription
Ward staff and patients at George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton are reaping the rewards of investing in training for patient safety improvement.