Judge rules mentally ill patient must have breast surgery

Matthew Edwards | October 31, 2017

The woman in her 60s believes she has a “cyst” and thinks medics treating her are “impostors”. Source: Health

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Scottish cancer death rates 61% higher among poor

Matthew Edwards | October 31, 2017

NHS report reveals the survival gap of those diagnosed with cancer in Scotland’s poorest areas. Source: Health

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Superbug-related deaths hit at least 15-year Wales low

Matthew Edwards | October 31, 2017

The number of deaths related to MRSA, C. diff and Staphylococcus aureus continue to fall. Source: Health

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IVF: Patients face postcode lottery for treatment

Matthew Edwards | October 30, 2017

Figures show just 24 of 208 clinical commissioning groups offer three rounds of IVF treatment. Source: Health

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Gordon Brown reveals fight for eyesight in new memoir

Matthew Edwards | October 30, 2017

Ex-PM also opens up about his struggle to reach voters in the “touchy-feely” social media era. Source: Health

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'Radical changes' needed to £1bn stroke care

Matthew Edwards | October 30, 2017

Costs may triple by 2035 if no action is taken, warns the Stroke Association charity. Source: Health

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NHS Airbnb-style scheme 'not ruled out' by minister

Matthew Edwards | October 29, 2017

A minister says the idea of patients being discharged to people’s spare rooms must be scrutinised. Source: Health

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10 things to know about sleep as the clocks go back

Matthew Edwards | October 28, 2017

The clocks are about to go back in the UK. How does sleep affect our lives? Source: Health

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Marriage may protect against dementia

Matthew Edwards | October 27, 2017

The closeness of friendships also seemed to be more important than the number. Source: Health

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Young people 'not receiving mental health care they need'

Matthew Edwards | October 27, 2017

Children are facing long waiting times and unequal access to mental health services, a report says. Source: Health

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