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10 November 2012 Last updated at 19:25 ET More than a third of women who become depressed during their pregnancy have suicidal thoughts, suggests a snapshot survey carried out by the Royal College of Midwives and Netmums. The poll of 260 mothers with antenatal depression found they were at greater risk of worsening mental health problems then women with postnatal depression. Only 22% sought help from their GP.
9 November 2012 Last updated at 06:20 ET A mental health nurse who said “so what” when a patient hit her head has been struck off. The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) heard Oluwole Oyenuga had worked on Rochford Hospital’s Maple Ward.
8 November 2012 Last updated at 21:15 ET By Adam Brimelow Health Correspondent, BBC News There should be a “fundamental re-appraisal” of government public health priorities, according to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). A report by the charity says policies should focus on premature and preventable deaths
5 November 2012 Last updated at 19:03 ET NHS doctors in Scotland are being asked whether they are willing to go on strike to defend pension changes. Planned reforms would mean doctors working longer and contributing up to 14.5% of their pay for their pension
5 November 2012 Last updated at 21:07 ET By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News Some of the earliest signs of Alzheimer’s disease have been found in a US study more than two decades before the first symptoms usually appear.
4 November 2012 Last updated at 22:30 ET Chat show host Sharon Osbourne has revealed she has undergone a double mastectomy. The former X Factor judge decided to have surgery after learning she carries a gene which increases the risk of developing breast cancer.