Society

Article image
Revealed: one in five patients leave some A&E departments in England without treatment
Long waiting times and difficulty in accessing other NHS facilities drive a trebling in those leaving without completing care

Chaminda Jayanetti

21, May, 2022 @4:00 PM

Article image
Legal smoking age in England could be raised to 21 – report
Independent review also expected to support new taxes on tobacco company profits

Miranda Bryant

21, May, 2022 @12:46 PM

Article image
Rents are soaring across the US – in some cities as much as 30% in just one year
Renters are cutting back on other essentials, falling behind on payments and facing eviction

Michael Sainato

21, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

Article image
UK pharmacists to offer alternatives to out of stock HRT products
Prescribing rules relaxed to tackle ongoing shortage after some women have travelled across the country to access medicines

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

20, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

Article image
The devastating impact of homophobic bullying | Letters
Letters: After Owen Jones wrote about how such abuse affects straight men too, readers respond with their own experiences

Letters

20, May, 2022 @5:11 PM

Article image
Mystery childhood hepatitis outbreak in UK may have peaked, doctors say
197 children have been diagnosed with the acute illness this year, with 11 needing a liver transplant

Ian Sample Science editor

20, May, 2022 @3:37 PM

Article image
Space to grow: wilderness therapy could help abuse survivors
University of Essex pilot study suggests being outdoors can help self-esteem and wellbeing

Helena Horton

20, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

Article image
UK fertility watchdog could recommend scrapping donor anonymity law
Exclusive: HFEA says rise of genetic testing websites may soon make it impossible to conceal identities

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

20, May, 2022 @12:46 PM

Article image
Adventurous play boosts children’s mental health, study finds
Research comes as one of Europe’s biggest indoor play centres is set to open in Wetherby, Yorkshire

Sally Weale Education correspondent

20, May, 2022 @11:27 AM

Article image
Street harassment law being blocked, says UK government adviser
Nimco Ali says call for public sexual harassment of women to be made a crime has received ‘pushback’

Jamie Grierson

20, May, 2022 @6:59 AM

Article image
Respiratory syncytial virus kills 100,000 under-fives every year
The acute lower respiratory infection has surged after Covid restrictions eased, experts say

Andrew Gregory Health editor

19, May, 2022 @10:30 PM

Article image
Who pays the ‘real living wage’ in Britain – and who does not?
More than 10,000 companies pay £9.90 an hour in the UK and £11.05 in London – Burberry and Ikea among them

Joe Middleton

19, May, 2022 @7:03 PM

1 / 3,150 pages