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Patients need rest, not antibiotics, say health officials

Health officials say many illnesses get better on their own and patients don't need prescriptions.

Health tourism charges come into force in England

Providers of NHS treatment are now required to charge patients who aren't eligible for free care.

Minimum alcohol price law unveiled in Wales

It is claimed one life a week could be saved in Wales if cheap alcohol sales are banned.

'Steep rise' in self-harm among teenage girls

Researchers say it is likely the increase is real and not just down to better awareness from GPs.