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Worries over care home fees and funding
Worries over care home fees and funding
Competition authorities say that some care homes could be breaking the law over residents charges.
 Immunization matter of national security: serious consequences of vaccine refusals already occurred, - acting Health Minister Suprun Childhood immunization against most common infectious diseases is a matter of national security. Due to poor vaccination coverage in Ukraine, cases of tetanus, measles and even deaths from tuberculosis are being registered.Ukraines acting Health Minister Ulana Suprun said at a briefing on the occasion of the European Immunization Week, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrinform. "Vaccination, without exaggeration, is a national security issue in Ukraine. This is the most successful and cost-effective strategy to prevent 28 serious infectious diseases. The more developed the country is, the more vaccines are stipulated by its healthcare for children and adults," Suprun said. Read more: Suprun on healthcare reform: "Public insurance is the best system for a developing country" Today, the Ukrainian immunization schedule includes 10 vaccines, while the EU, North and South America immunize against at least 13 infectious diseases. According to WHO recommendations, 95 percent of the child population should be vaccinated. Due to vaccine refusals by parents, poor awareness of the consequences of such refusals, and the anti-vaccination campaign in the media, Ukraine is now the worlds least immunized country. Suprun says that negative effects of this are being already experienced in Ukraine. Read more: "Our reform is revolution of dignity in healthcare system," - Suprun According to Suprun, thanks to UNICEFs procurement of vaccines, Ukraine currently has enough vaccines, including in the regions. The acting minister advised parents who are denied a vaccine to address the regional state administration or, if no response is received, the Ministry of Health.
    2017-06-14 18:43:04


Alfie Evans father: My sons been sentenced to the death penalty
Alfie Evans father: My sons been sentenced to the death penalty
The parents of a boy with a mystery illness lose a fight in the High Court for doctors to continue life support.
    2018-02-20 21:10:31


Alfie Evans: Sick toddler’s life support ‘can end’
Alfie Evans: Sick toddler’s life support ‘can end’
Doctors can stop providing life support to Alfie Evans against his parents wishes, a court rules.
    2018-02-20 19:10:43


Further fall in hospital mortality rates
Further fall in hospital mortality rates
New figures show there were 7,800 fewer deaths than expected among people being admitted to hospitals.
    2018-02-20 17:41:10


WHO warns of soaring rates of measles in Europe
WHO warns of soaring rates of measles in Europe
There was a 400% increase in cases in 2017 compared with the previous year.
    2018-02-20 12:11:03


Debtors with mental health problems need breathing space
Debtors with mental health problems need breathing space
Charities say people with mental health problems should be given breathing space to sort out debts.
    2018-02-20 11:41:26


Lorde isnt here for unsolicited acne advice
Lorde isnt here for unsolicited acne advice
The singer posted an Instagram story about the unhelpful things people say to acne sufferers like her.
    2018-02-20 11:41:23


Drink price law could lead addicts to drugs, says charity
Drink price law could lead addicts to drugs, says charity
A proposed minimum price for alcohol could lead vulnerable homeless people to drugs, a charity suggests.
    2018-02-20 10:11:36


NI mental health charities urge action over crisis
NI mental health charities urge action over crisis
Charities say the situation is exacerbated by Northern Irelands ongoing political dysfunction.
    2018-02-20 09:41:10


Ovarian cancer: Persistent tummy bloating can be sign, charity warns
Ovarian cancer: Persistent tummy bloating can be sign, charity warns
Only a third of women would see a doctor despite it being a major symptom, a survey suggests.
    2018-02-20 03:40:54


A third of UK adults underestimate calorie intake
A third of UK adults underestimate calorie intake
A new analysis of the nations diet reveals we are generally poor on judging how much we eat.
    2018-02-19 16:11:25


Home Office denies medical cannabis pleas for boy age six
Home Office denies medical cannabis pleas for boy age six
The family of epilepsy sufferer Alfie Dingley, six, says he has fewer seizures after taking the drug.
    2018-02-19 10:40:51


New clinic for victims of sexual violence
New clinic for victims of sexual violence
Women who have been raped often cannot face going to the doctors for intimate examinations.
    2018-02-19 10:10:57


Move your van note left on ambulance in Tunstall
Move your van note left on ambulance in Tunstall
The writer told paramedics to move and she did not care if the whole street had collapsed.
    2018-02-19 10:10:47


Autism: Scientists take first steps towards biological test
Autism: Scientists take first steps towards biological test
Differences were found in blood proteins between children with and without autism, a study says.
    2018-02-19 10:10:44


Patients chest rebuilt with 3D print after tumour surgery
Patients chest rebuilt with 3D print after tumour surgery
Peter Maggs chest wall was rebuilt using the technology after a large tumour was removed.
    2018-02-16 17:40:38


Cleaning products linked to poorer lung function
Cleaning products linked to poorer lung function
Regular exposure to cleaning products significantly affects lung function, research has suggested.
    2018-02-16 15:12:38


Teenager Mercy Ngulube with HIV fighting for change
Teenager Mercy Ngulube with HIV fighting for change
For 16 years, Mercy Ngulube felt unable to tell people she had HIV - but now shes a vocal campaigner.
    2018-02-16 14:47:46


What you need to know about bread
What you need to know about bread
Ultra-processed foods have been linked to cancer - so should we be worried about eating bread?
    2018-02-16 12:11:04


DNA tests for UK’s nuclear bomb veterans
DNA tests for UK’s nuclear bomb veterans
A genetic study will look at whether damage was done to the DNA of veterans who saw nuclear weapon tests.
    2018-02-16 11:41:07


Top women doctors lose out in NHS pay stakes
Top women doctors lose out in NHS pay stakes
The best paid male consultant pocketed £740,000 last year - two-and-a-half times that of the top woman.
    2018-02-16 05:10:04


Fathers may pass ovarian cancer risk to daughters
Fathers may pass ovarian cancer risk to daughters
Many cases of seemingly sporadic ovarian cancer might actually be inherited from paternal genes.
    2018-02-15 21:41:30


Scientists have developed a lung probe that finds infections
Scientists have developed a lung probe that finds infections
The probe provides access deep inside a patient’s lung, which means doctors will be able to diagnose lung conditions much quicker and more accurately.
    2018-02-15 21:14:14


I have Parkinsons at 39 but its no reason to panic
I have Parkinsons at 39 but its no reason to panic
Marathon runner Aaron found he had Parkinsons aged 39 but through his love of exercise hes found a way to combat the symptoms.
    2018-02-15 17:12:01


Is loneliness affecting your health?
Is loneliness affecting your health?
BBC Radio 4 wants you to take part in an experiment on the extent and effects of loneliness
    2018-02-15 17:11:58


Transgender woman breastfeeds baby in first recorded case, study says
Transgender woman breastfeeds baby in first recorded case, study says
She was able to produce enough milk to be the babys only food source for the first six weeks, a study says.
    2018-02-15 16:42:04

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