Hyponatraemia inquiry: Children's hospital deaths were avoidable

Matthew Edwards | January 31, 2018

A 14-year inquiry into the deaths of five children delivers damning criticism of medical professionals. Source: Health

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The campaign to break the taboo around periods at school

Matthew Edwards | January 31, 2018

The government is consulting on reviewing the sex and relationship education curriculum in schools. Source: Health

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Rochdale ambulance worker's petrol paid for by stranger

Matthew Edwards | January 30, 2018

The ambulance worker says he was “blown away” by the random act of kindness. Source: Health

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PIPs: What next for benefit claimants?

Matthew Edwards | January 30, 2018

What will a government review of Personal Independence Payments mean for the people who receive them? Source: Health

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'Freezing death' man's brother wants answers over 999 call handling

Matthew Edwards | January 30, 2018

The brother of a man whose body was found in a garden says someone must be held accountable. Source: Health

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Handheld device sequences human genome

Matthew Edwards | January 29, 2018

Reading human DNA used to take laboratories, a pile of cash and a long time. Source: Health

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Isaiah Haastrup: Baby's life-support 'can be stopped'

Matthew Edwards | January 29, 2018

Isaiah Haastrup suffered “catastrophic” brain damage due to being deprived of oxygen at birth. Source: Health

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Boots rolls out cheaper morning-after pill across UK

Matthew Edwards | January 29, 2018

The pharmacy delivers – three months late – on its pledge to provide a more affordable contraceptive. Source: Health

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Second-hand toys could harm children, scientists discover

Matthew Edwards | January 27, 2018

The plastic used in many second-hand toys may not meet current safety guidelines, a study finds. Source: Health

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US flu outbreak is worst since 2009 swine pandemic

Matthew Edwards | January 26, 2018

Thirty-seven children have died and nearly 12,000 patients been admitted to hospital nationwide. Source: Health

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