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Postpartum psychosis: 'I always feared I’d go mad, and when I had my son I did'

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 00:21
Jen Wight had a good job, was happily married and had just given birth to a baby boy. But then things started to go wrong.

MSPs to vote on organ donation opt-out legislation

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 00:08
A bill that would assume people support organ donation unless they state otherwise is set to win the backing of Holyrood.

Shrewsbury hospital nurse is swimming the River Severn

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 00:02
The 220-mile challenge to swim the River Severn from source to sea is under way for charity.

Big data 'can stop malaria outbreaks before they start'

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 23:53
Technology in Norway is helping to stop malaria deaths thousands of miles away in Bangladesh.

Female scientist's IVF contribution was 'unrecognised'

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 17:25
Letters from one the fertility treatment's pioneers says Jean Purdy contributed as much as him.

Inside Scotland's first addiction recovery village

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 16:00
Alex speaks of life in Scotland's first recovery village where patients hope to work as staff.

Australian nurses fill Scots shortages after NHS Grampian recruitment drive

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 14:23
It is hoped almost 100 nurses could be working in hospitals in the north east of Scotland by the end of the year.

Blood donation: What are the rules about giving blood?

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 13:19
The number of men and women giving blood in the UK has fallen - here's how to know if you can do it.

Chester hospital baby deaths probe: Nurse Lucy Letby rearrested

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 11:20
Lucy Letby is rearrested on suspicion of the attempted murder of three additional babies.

Prostate cancer screening scan hope

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 11:14
Researchers are investigating if men could benefit from a one-off scan to check their risk of prostate cancer.

Goggles 'give back' sight to Maisy so she can read again

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 10:24
GiveVision goggles use magnifiers and augmented reality to improve the vision of the wearer

Rory Cellan-Jones: BBC sought advice after live broadcast

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 09:28
Rory Cellan-Jones, the BBC's technology correspondent, speaks about seeking medical advice after a neurologist noticed his symptoms on TV.

'When I try to talk to my grandad words won't come out'

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 00:27
As a child, Red was chatty and full of life - but only at home. When she left the house, everything changed.

Advice on safety of gay sex after prostate cancer

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 00:01
The guidance warns of the possible risks to gay and bisexual men after some treatments.

Cystic fibrosis drug campaign to be heard in Parliament

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 00:01
The family of Harriet Corr join thousands pleading for access to cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi.

Night owls: Simple sleep tweaks boost wellbeing

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 00:01
Simple steps can shift the body clock and improve people's mental health, say researchers.

Latest health guidance missing from alcohol labels

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 00:01
It's not acceptable to be displaying old guidance and putting consumers at risk, critics say.

Latest health guidance missing from alcohol labels

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 00:01
Clare almost died from drinking too much alcohol and thinks labelling should be clearer.

'I call my stem cell donor my sister'

Sun, 06/09/2019 - 00:02
Leukaemia survivor Gary Hodges says Karen Scoldock saved his life when she joined the stem cell register.

Trump visit: Could US companies run NHS services after Brexit?

Sat, 06/08/2019 - 01:07
Several US companies are already involved in small ways in the health service.