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NHS could save 100 stillborn babies with better treatment of women pregnant with twins and triplets

Better NHS care of women pregnant with twins and triplets ‘will save 100 babies being stillborn a year’ NHS hospitals’ failure to follow guidelines causes unnecessary C-sections The Twins and Multiple Births Association said it was ‘pot luck’ whether hospitals followed the guidelines Extra scans, specialised doctors and detailed care plans help mothers of twins By […]

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Homeopathic medicine will be banned by the NHS because they are a ‘misuse of public funds’

Homeopathic medicine will be banned by the NHS because they are a ‘misuse of public funds’, after it emerges doctors prescribed it 3,300 times last year Homeopathic medicine cost NHS England a whopping £55,044 last year  NHS experts say the alternative ‘medicines’ have no credible scientific evidence The £55,000 annual bill for prescribing homeopathic remedies […]

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Mother, 34, reveals heartbreak of watching her two-year-old daughter die of ‘childhood dementia’ 

A mother has revealed the heartbreak of watching her two-year-old die of ‘childhood dementia’. Vicky Cunningham, 34, of West Lothian, Scotland, said her baby, Mirryn, was happy and healthy, despite being born premature. But at 10 months old, Ms Cunningham instinctively knew something wasn’t right when Mirryn stopped trying to hold her hand or rock […]