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Newcastle health boss Sir Leonard Fenwick sacked
8/17/2017 2:52:20 PM   Source : BBC Health
Longest serving NHS chief executive Sir Leonard Fenwick called it "an orchestrated witch hunt".
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Mental health services patchy, says PM
8/17/2017 12:44:57 PM   Source : BBC Health
Theresa May says the UK's mental health services are "patchy" and has told Newsbeat she's going to review them.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Peanut allergy treatment 'lasts up to four years'
8/17/2017 8:17:29 AM   Source : BBC Health
Four years after children in a study took the oral treatment, 70% had no allergic reaction to peanuts.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Bowel cancer test: 'No health minister' means NI people must wait
8/16/2017 1:21:38 AM   Source : BBC Health
A new screening test for bowel cancer in NI is on hold because there is no Stormont health minister.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Maternity 'must improve' at baby-deaths hospital trust
8/15/2017 8:45:36 PM   Source : BBC Health
Progress is made at the Shrewsbury and Telford trust but maternity services must improve, the CQC says.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Meningitis jab uptake 'worryingly low'
8/15/2017 7:06:42 PM   Source : BBC Health
School-leavers are being urged to be immunised against the highly aggressive strain.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Time spent frail in old age 'doubles'
8/15/2017 7:00:14 PM   Source : BBC Health
More care homes are needed as an ageing population puts pressure on services, researchers suggest.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Apology over Indian blood donation 'embarrassment'
8/15/2017 7:01:57 AM   Source : BBC Health
A "communication breakdown" meant 100 members of the Indian community were not allowed to give blood.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Japanese fungus spreading in UK hospitals
8/15/2017 6:42:25 AM   Source : BBC Health
More than 200 patients have been infected, but none has died, Public Health England confirms.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Plants 'hijacked' to make polio vaccine
8/15/2017 5:14:05 AM   Source : BBC Health
A breakthrough could lead to easier, faster and cheaper vaccines.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Reunion after baby umbilical cord drama in Derbyshire
8/15/2017 5:03:44 AM   Source : BBC Health
Baby Ella was struggling to breathe after getting her neck caught on the umbilical cord during her birth.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Why Scottish babies might start sleeping in cardboard boxes
8/15/2017 1:12:38 AM   Source : BBC Health
Baby boxes containing essential items are to be delivered to new mothers across Scotland.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

'Fat but fit' still risk heart disease
8/14/2017 7:32:29 PM   Source : BBC Health
Even if medical tests don't show up any problems, being overweight is bad for the heart, experts say.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

NHS cyber-defender Marcus Hutchins back online
8/14/2017 5:11:35 PM   Source : BBC Health
Marcus Hutchins was arrested earlier this month on a trip to cyber-security conferences in Las Vegas.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Yemen cholera epidemic: Cases exceed 500,000 in four months
8/14/2017 12:13:46 PM   Source : BBC Health
The overall caseload has declined since early July, but 5,000 people a day are still being infected.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Anger and hatred can make us feel happy, says study
8/14/2017 8:42:12 AM   Source : BBC Health
People have higher life satisfaction if they feel emotions they desire - even if they are unpleasant.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Breast cancer helpline founder paid herself £31,000
8/14/2017 6:23:53 AM   Source : BBC Health
Wendy Watson, who was awarded an MBE in 2012, has resigned as a charity trustee over the "error".
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Scottish ministers urged to lead fight against 'period poverty'
8/14/2017 5:47:18 AM   Source : BBC Health
A Labour MSP says access to sanitary products should be a basic right for anyone who needs them.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Vulnerable children not in crisis are 'left in limbo'
8/13/2017 7:03:34 PM   Source : BBC Health
Action for Children estimates 140,000 children referred to social services do not get the help they need.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

'Raise your voices'
8/12/2017 7:05:02 PM   Source : BBC Health
A blog on birth trauma is prompting women to share their own difficult experiences.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Brian Blessed 'bit off' umbilical cord delivering baby
8/11/2017 7:23:56 PM   Source : BBC Health
Actor, director and Grampy Rabbit in Peppa Pig, Brian Blessed reveals Four Things You Don't Know About Me
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Hard enough already
8/11/2017 7:06:44 PM   Source : BBC Health
Flying with a wheelchair is hard enough - it's even harder when it's broken in transit.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Three women over 60 talk honestly about their sex lives
8/9/2017 10:19:05 PM   Source : BBC Health
Three women over 60 speak openly to BBC Radio 5 live about their sex lives.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Third of men say work a factor in mental health problems
8/9/2017 8:22:50 AM   Source : BBC Health
Andrew Ormerod explains how his unsustainable workload led to mental health problems.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

'I chose surgery due to a lack of toilets'
8/8/2017 7:46:18 PM   Source : BBC Health
Marni Smyth chose to have a suprapubic catheter fitted to help retain her independence.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Dr Derek Gatherer on catching and avoiding norovirus
8/8/2017 9:50:14 AM   Source : BBC Health
Explaining how to stave off the norovirus, which is suspected of making some World Championships athletes ill.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Another U-turn?
8/7/2017 7:22:39 AM   Source : BBC Health
The ex-prime minister, who has spoken about his battle to give up nicotine, is snapped with a cigarette at a festival.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Transgender puberty
8/7/2017 12:08:04 AM   Source : BBC Health
How are the families we've been following for two years facing the future?
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Contraceptive app
8/6/2017 7:29:00 PM   Source : BBC Health
Elina Berglund Scherwitzl has created an app that offers women a "natural alternative" to the pill
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Helen Mirren thinks moisturisers don't work - we ask an expert
8/3/2017 4:47:44 PM   Source : BBC Health
Helen Mirren has been quoted - in colourful language - saying moisturiser does nothing. Is she right?
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Ian Paterson: Victims react to increased sentence
8/3/2017 11:30:08 AM   Source : BBC Health
Debbie Douglas tells the BBC, "I didn't think I'd be so emotional" as Ian Paterson is given 20 years in jail.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Do moisturisers work?
8/3/2017 7:08:56 AM   Source : BBC Health
The actress says moisturisers probably don't work - but what do the experts say?
                                                                                                                                                                                          

Game of Thrones star Kit Harington backs care pay campaign
8/2/2017 2:46:01 PM   Source : BBC Health
Kit Harington wants the government to fund six years' back pay for overnight carers.
                                                                                                                                                                                          

AI v cancer
7/31/2017 7:07:25 PM   Source : BBC Health
Artificial intelligence helping human scientists is promising to slash development times for new drugs.
                                                                                                                                                                                          
 
     
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