BBC News - Health Ashbrooke Care Home closed over 'serious risk to life' 2017-08-21T16:02:40.000000000+00:00 Ashbrooke Care Home is closed after an urgent inspection found failings that posed "serious risk to life". Inquiry call against health board over killer Kris Wade 2017-08-21T12:58:46.000000000+00:00 Health officials did not follow procedures over sex assault complaints against a worker who later killed his neighbour. 'Safer' Down's syndrome test to be introduced in Wales 2017-08-21T11:56:23.000000000+00:00 The new test - which has a reduced risk of miscarriage - will be offered from next year. 'Healthy people get lung cancer too' 2017-08-21T11:03:20.000000000+00:00 Vicky Veness shared a photo of herself looking healthy that was taken just hours before she was diagnosed. Matt Dawson's life changed by a tick bite 2017-08-21T07:45:45.000000000+00:00 A bacterial infection spread through the former England rugby player's body after he was bitten. Glasgow School of Art project personalises prosthetic limbs 2017-08-21T06:34:02.000000000+00:00 A group of artisans are working with amputees in an effort to make artificial limbs more personal. Dad gets tattoo of brain shunt after daughter's surgery 2017-08-20T23:14:51.000000000+00:00 Briar Hickenbottom-Marriott says she doesn't feel lonely any more after her dad's show of support. Masks for smear test patients in Thailand 2017-08-20T23:08:05.000000000+00:00 A health clinic in Thailand is handing out masks to encourage more women to attend their cervical smear tests. NHS call for equality over private hospitals' tax break 2017-08-20T23:06:06.000000000+00:00 NHS Trusts demand the same 80% rebate granted to those private hospitals that register as charities. Stephen Hawking: 'I wouldn't be here without the NHS' 2017-08-20T00:29:04.000000000+00:00 The scientist backed the NHS in a speech that was critical of government policy and Jeremy Hunt.