Health

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NHS performs world’s first double hand transplant for scleroderma
Roof tiler whose hands were left unusable by autoimmune disease says surgery gave him ‘new lease of life’

Andrew Gregory Health editor

26, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Nurse fined £10k over NHS pay protest in lockdown wins compensation
Greater Manchester police agree to withdraw penalty notices issued to two nurses for socially distanced protest in March 2021

Helen Pidd North of England editor

25, May, 2022 @6:04 PM

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No action taken against Victorian mental health services despite more than 12,000 complaints
Exclusive: reports from state’s mental health regulator show some services don’t hand over complaint outcome data

Adeshola Ore and Melissa Davey

25, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Peter Campbell obituary
Activist and campaigner who worked to help people with mental health difficulties organise and advocate for change

Mark Brown

25, May, 2022 @4:48 PM

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Monkeypox may have been circulating in UK for years, scientists say
UK confirmed cases in outbreak rise to 78, and experts say virus may have been spreading unseen for some time

Ian Sample Science editor

25, May, 2022 @4:34 PM

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Schools need urgent funding to tackle child mental health crisis | Letters
Letters: The waiting list to see a mental health nurse at school is months’ long, says one teacher. Plus letters from Martin Bell of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, and Stephen Baron

Letters

25, May, 2022 @3:27 PM

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How Sussex university led the way in student support | Letter
Letter: Patricia Rashbrook describes how in the 1970s the university devised a system of mental health safeguarding that higher institutions today must learn from

Letters

25, May, 2022 @3:25 PM

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‘Anxiety is part of me’: Mara Wilson and other anxious minds on how they cope
From lavender oil to a cold martini, Bruce Springsteen to sertraline, four writers share the tools they have found to manage their symptoms

Mara Wilson, Robyn Wilder, Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett and David Adam

25, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Therapy v medication? How to choose the best treatment for anxiety
Medication is often prescribed as a quick-fix but therapy can be more helpful in the long-run, if accessible. Here’s how to work out what is best for you

Emine Saner

25, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Women in England with breast cancer may qualify for drug that buys ‘precious’ time
Nice approves Keytruda, which with chemotherapy can lengthen survival of women with triple negative breast cancer

Andrew Gregory Health editor

25, May, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Monkeypox outbreak was waiting to happen, say scientists
Proportion of people protected has fallen substantially in decades since smallpox vaccination ended

Ian Sample and Nicola Davis

24, May, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Understanding the aim of ‘poo in the post’ tests for bowel cancer | Letters
Letters: Damian Glancy addresses the lack of public awareness of what the test is actually meant to achieve, and its implications

Letters

24, May, 2022 @4:39 PM

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