Our health and social care correspondent analyses a new-look NHS and how changes to the health service affect you.
The story of Jimmy Savile‘s offending in NHS hospitals is unusual to the point of being scarcely credible. That is the opening line from Kate Lampard, the author of the report into Savile’s widespread abuses.
The advice before hormone replacement therapy is to weigh up the risks and the benefits – and the increased link between HRT and ovarian cancer is minimal.
Over the years I have reported on a number of cases in which whistleblowers have had their careers, reputations and lives blown apart because they have tried to do the right thing.
Still Alice, starring Julianne Moore, looks at a 50-year-old woman who develops Alzheimer’s. Watching the film is a difficult experience for Wendy Mithcell, 58, who also has the disease.
If this winter has identified anything it is that the health and social care system is not working together as well as it should. Indeed, some less kindly souls might say it’s barely working
An NHS hospital has called in the Red Cross to help with what is rather pejoratively called bed blocking.
Christmas is an isolating time for those with dementia – which is why the Alzheimer’s Society is encouraging people to become “dementia friends”.
Serious doubts are cast over claims of a cover-up in which senior figures of the Care Quality Commission were accused of deleting a critical report surrounding the death of 16 babies at a
Liza Grant was in her late 40s when the symptoms of dementia first appeared. The illness hit her husband and two teenage sons for six.
Today’s report on the care of people with learning disabilities in England is full of horrible words and phrases like “stakeholder” – a shame, because it’s important.