BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Why women may wait decades for an ADHD diagnosis
26 Oct 2021 at 2:30am
At least tens of thousands in the UK, it is estimated, are not receiving the help they need.
Covid: Vaccine study links virus to rare neurological illness
25 Oct 2021 at 9:02am
Guillain-Barre Syndrome is more likely to occur in people who catch Covid, study finds.
Great Ormond Street Hospital investigates 'faulty' surgical glue
26 Oct 2021 at 4:17am
The hospital said it was "unlikely to be the sole or main factor" in the deaths of two children.
Covid in Scotland: Figures show booster gap in high-risk groups
25 Oct 2021 at 10:19pm
More than 100,000 Scots are waiting for a booster despite receiving their second dose more than six months ago.
Budget 2021: NHS in England to receive £5.9bn to cut waiting lists
25 Oct 2021 at 2:44am
The new money is welcomed by health leaders, but they warn it will not solve staff shortages.
Covid: Protect schools from anti-vax protests - Starmer
25 Oct 2021 at 7:38am
Councils should be able to use exclusion zones to stop the protests outside schools, Labour says.
Homecare costs outstrip funding from councils, says report
24 Oct 2021 at 5:13pm
Homecare companies say the rates they are paid by local authorities do not cover basic costs.
Covid: Labour calls for Plan B measures in England
24 Oct 2021 at 9:24am
But the chancellor says the data does not suggest "immediately" moving to government's back-up plan.
Social care crisis: Woman, 92, waited four months to be discharged
24 Oct 2021 at 12:03am
Dementia patient Esme Hanson was left stranded in hospital because of a lack of home care.
'I. Am. So. Sorry': Talking about my pregnancy losses
22 Oct 2021 at 4:49pm
The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar has reported on maternal health and the issues women face across the world. Here she reflects on her own experiences of pregnancy and baby loss.
Adele Roberts: Bowel cancer patients discuss diagnosis and treatment
25 Oct 2021 at 9:07am
A student and a medical doctor tell Newsbeat about experiencing bowel cancer.
Sex education: Could consent classes help end harassment?
21 Oct 2021 at 4:18pm
Relationship education is now compulsory in England, including sex education at secondary schools.
'We knew something was wrong when mum shrank'
21 Oct 2021 at 10:23pm
Alison McDonald was diagnosed with a blood cancer after she lost several inches in height.
Covid: Is the pace of the vaccine booster rollout too slow?
18 Oct 2021 at 8:52am
Critics worry the rollout is happening too slowly in England to best protect people ahead of winter.
Covid: Why are UK cases so high?
22 Oct 2021 at 6:37am
The UK has higher infections than most of its neighbours, as scientists fear a difficult winter.