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VIDEO: £800m hospital's finishing touches

8 hours 7 min ago
The new £800m South Glasgow Hospitals Campus is to be handed over to Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board.

VIDEO: 3D printed heart saves girl's life

9 hours 51 min ago
A two-year-old girl who was born with a serious heart defect has had a life-saving operation thanks to a 3D printer.

VIDEO: Concern over dementia-drugs 'link'

10 hours 38 min ago
American researchers say they have confirmed a link between high doses of some over-the-counter medicines and dementia, the BBC's Sophie Hutchinson reports.

VIDEO: What is it like to be disabled at a gig?

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:18
How accessible are the UK's music venues to wheelchair users and other people with disabilities?

VIDEO: Stigma of caring for Ebola patients

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:01
People who help those with Ebola in West Africa have to overcome not just the danger of that role, but also stigma and social isolation.

VIDEO: TV ad warns of heartburn-cancer sign

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 07:24
Persistent heartburn could be a sign of cancer, doctors warn, as a new campaign is launched to make people more aware of the signs.

VIDEO: War hero's pioneering brain treatment

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 06:17
BBC Inside Out follows injured soldier and Afghanistan war hero Ben Parkinson as he embarks on pioneering oxygen treatment for his brain injury.

VIDEO: Mentally ill girl put in police cell

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 23:13
The mother of a teenage girl who was held in a police cell for 48 hours because there was no hospital bed available has called for more to be done to help young people with mental health problems.

VIDEO: 'I lost a week': UK Ebola nurse

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 18:00
The first Briton to be diagnosed with Ebola in the UK has been given the all clear and discharged from hospital.

VIDEO: Doctors in drive to attract new GPs

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 08:37
The Royal College of General Practitioners is to launch a campaign to recruit more GPs amid warnings that at least 10,000 extra GPs will be needed by 2020.

VIDEO: Body clocks and blindness

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 00:35
Our eyes are key to resetting our body clocks. So what happens to people who can't see anything at all?

VIDEO: Former soldiers take to the stage

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 00:15
Actors Ray Winstone and Amanda Redman are helping the armed forces to get involved in theatre.

VIDEO: How winter wards help hospitals

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:04
Fiona Trott reports from James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough which is using special winter wards to ease bed blocking in other parts of the hospital, including A&E.

VIDEO: 'I wasn't happy with my nose job'

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:27
Sam Barton, who has spent over £50,000 on cosmetic surgery and was unhappy with some of the results and plastic surgeon Gary Ross talk about the potential pitfalls of cosmetic procedures.

VIDEO: Ebola experience 'life changing'

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 09:33
The BBC's Laura Bicker spent the day with a Scottish GP who has returned to the UK after joining volunteers battling Ebola in Sierra Leone.

VIDEO: Talks to avert NHS strike continue

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 08:22
Talks to avert a 12-hour strike next Thursday by NHS staff in England and Northern Ireland are continuing on Friday.

VIDEO: Edinburgh's octogenarian squash team

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:57
A group of Edinburgh men in their 70s and 80s explain why they have been playing squash for decades.

VIDEO: Cigarettes in 'plain packets by 2016'

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 22:33
Cigarettes will have to be sold in non-branded packaging by May 2016, according to the government.

VIDEO: Peru doctors test portable cancer pen

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 17:21
Doctors in Peru are testing a portable device that can treat women at risk of cervical cancer - before the cancer develops.

VIDEO: Could new heart test save women?

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 09:41
Doctors could spot twice as many heart attacks in women by using a newer, more sensitive blood test, a study claims.