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GlaxoSmithKline to provide unique child gene therapy

GlaxoSmithKline will provide Strimvelis, the first ex-vivo stem cell gene therapy to treat patients with ADA-SCID

The world's first gene therapy treatment for children to be given regulatory approval has been authorised for sale by a British firm.

5:58am Tuesday 31 May 2016

Audit raises concern over blood clot risk assessment numbers

People who have their lower limbs put into plaster casts are at a significantly higher risk of developing a venous thromboembolism

Almost three-quarters of patients with a broken leg who have a heightened risk of blood clots are being sent home from A&E without a risk assessment, a new audit has found.

3:22am Tuesday 31 May 2016

Teenager speedboat death inquest set to resume

Emily Gardner died in the Brixham Harbour accident while on holiday with a friend's family in May last year (PA/Devon and Cornwall Police)

An inquest will resume today into the death of a teenage girl who died after she was trapped under a capsized speedboat.

3:22am Tuesday 31 May 2016

45 million people worldwide 'trapped in modern slavery'

Hollywood star Russell Crowe is launching the report on modern slavery in London

More than 45 million people around the world are trapped in modern slavery - a third more than previously thought, a major new report has found.

3:22am Tuesday 31 May 2016

Cameron to pay tribute to war dead at Battle of Jutland centenary service

Member of the armed forces rehearse outside St Magnus Cathedral ahead of the service

Prime Minister David Cameron will join descendants of those who fought at the Battle of Jutland for a centenary service to remember the 8,645 seamen who died in the largest naval battle of the First World War.

3:22am Tuesday 31 May 2016

A&E essential checks on child patients 'not always recorded'

Youngsters who go to A&E with medical illnesses are supposed to have their vital signs recorded in their notes within 15 minutes

Essential checks that alert emergency doctors to a deterioration in a child's health are not always recorded , a new report suggests.

12:16am Tuesday 31 May 2016

Three-quarters of older children with diabetes not getting key checks - report

National Institute of Health and Care Excellence guidance states all children with diabetes should have their blood sugar levels checked

Three-quarters of older children with diabetes are not receiving key checks to keep their condition under control, a new report has found.

12:16am Tuesday 31 May 2016

Leaving EU is a 'reckless risk', say Dragons' Den stars

Piers Linney signed a letter along with his fellow Dragons' Den stars saying Leaving the EU constitutes a serious risk

Dragons' Den stars said they would not back the "reckless risk" of leaving the EU as the Remain camp claimed 1.2 million smaller firms would be directly affected.

12:16am Tuesday 31 May 2016

Brussels reforms will dictate NHS rules, Chris Grayling warns

Leave campaigner Chris Grayling says Brussels will "start to set the rules for the NHS" in Britain remains in the EU

Brussels will "start to set the rules for the NHS" as part of a move towards deeper integration that will kick in if the UK votes Remain, Chris Grayling will warn.

12:16am Tuesday 31 May 2016

Broadcaster Jon Snow condemns 'abusive and boring' EU referendum campaign

Jon Snow has not been impressed by the tactics of either side in the EU referendum campaign

Broadcaster Jon Snow has criticised both sides of the EU referendum campaign for bad-tempered hurling of abuse and negativity.

12:16am Tuesday 31 May 2016
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