Lindsay van Dijk is the first humanist lead chaplain in the NHS.
Image caption Alan Clarke is the first NHS patient to have the gel implanted A man with prostate cancer is the first NHS patient in the UK to have a device implanted which can reduce the side effects of radiotherapy by 70%. The liquid gel spacer increases the distance between the prostate and rectum to […]
Athletes staying at one of the team hotels for the World Championships in London have fallen victim to a suspected outbreak of norovirus. Dr Derek Gatherer, a virologist and lecturer at Lancaster University, told Shaun Ley on the World at One the virus was “extremely infectious” and “very easy to spread rapidly through shared facilities […]
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMark Edwards has lived with PKU since he was born A man with a rare inability to digest protein has said eating a normal diet would leave him brain damaged. Mark Edwards, 35, has phenylketonuria (PKU), meaning he can only eat 6g (0.2oz) of protein per day […]