Hyponatraemia Inquiry: GMC investigates two doctors

Image caption The children who died were Adam Strain, Raychel Ferguson, Claire Roberts and Conor Mitchell. Lucy Crawford’s family chose not to release a photograph The General Medical Council is investigating two more doctors linked to the Hyponatraemia Inquiry. The inquiry examined the deaths of five children in Northern Ireland. Dr Heather Steen and Dr […]

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Peanut allergy treatment ‘in sight’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPeanut allergy sufferer Emily says she can now eat birthday cake Peanut allergy can be beaten with a treatment that slowly builds up tolerance, a large study shows. None of nearly 500 four- to 17-year-olds from the US and Europe could tolerate even a 10th of a […]

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Allied Healthcare to transfer care contracts

Image copyright Science Photo Library A major UK home care provider, offering support to 13,000 older and disabled people, is seeking to transfer or sell all its contracts to other providers. Allied Healthcare was warned this month by the care regulator about its financial sustainability. Since then, some local authorities have already taken steps to […]

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