Today, two things arrived which made me feel particularly festive.
Dad and I went to get the tree, which is a job that we traditionally do together every year, and my You Beauty Advent Calendar arrived! 191 more words
Leicester City look like strong contenders on making a return to the Premier League as they sit top of the Sky Bet Championship going into the Christmas Period, winning 12 out of a possible 18 games. 50 more words
Surgery for knees, hips and eyes is under pressure across the NHS, with evidence of rationing to save money, a report suggests.
Data from health analysis firm Dr Foster highlighted the effects of recent austerity, with some operations at their lowest level for several years. 748 more words
The number of people dying from breast, prostate and bowel cancer will almost halve by 2020, new figures suggest.
Just over a third – 36 per cent – of breast cancer patients will ultimately die from their disease, down from 61 per cent in 1992. 421 more words
“It gets a bit stretched,” says Dr Joanne Topping. As a description of the growing pressures the consultant obstetrician and her colleagues in the maternity unit at Liverpool women’s hospital are under, that turns out to be a notable understatement. 2,565 more words