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Repeated bail-outs to help the NHS cope with pressures could become the "new normal", the NAO says. It says short term funding is hampering the NHS from making necessary changes to improve its services  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-42718510 
Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer. Experts said it was "enormously exciting"  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-42736764 
Terminally ill man Noel Conway, who wants help to die, is granted permission to take his case to appeal  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-42733993 
It is not just hospitals in England that are under pressure. Emergency hospital consultants in Wales have written to the first minister to say patient safety is being compromised "to an unacceptable degree"  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-42718115 
Testing all women for the "Angelina Jolie gene" would prevent cancers, save lives and be cost effective, doctors say  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-42721115 
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