Health

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Australia needs targeted mental healthcare to prevent further international student deaths by suicide, research finds
‘There’s a real compounding perfect storm of factors right now that could increase the risks,’ lead researcher says

Caitlin Cassidy

05, Feb, 2023 @11:00 PM

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Deadlock over NHS pay putting patients in danger, chief nurses warn
Unions say government making no moves to resolve dispute as staff in England prepare for biggest strikes in service’s history

Denis Campbell and Jessica Elgot

05, Feb, 2023 @7:44 PM

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Parents ‘horrified’ by response to petition after suicide of Bristol student
Government declines to act on call for legal duty of care for all students after death of Natasha Abrahart in 2018

Sally Weale Education correspondent

05, Feb, 2023 @5:45 PM

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Government lying about NHS strike negotiations, Unite union leader claims
Sharon Graham accuses Grant Shapps over ambulance cover remarks and says PM and Steven Barclay not engaging in pay talks

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

05, Feb, 2023 @12:34 PM

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New diabetes drugs do not tackle root causes of obesity, experts warn
Doctors say preventing obesity by avoiding unhealthy food is better than trying to reverse its effects

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

05, Feb, 2023 @12:00 PM

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How far should we go with gene editing in pursuit of the ‘perfect’ human?
As the world’s top human genome editing researchers gather in London, the ethical issues posed by pioneering scientific advances will be high on their agenda

Robin McKie Science editor

05, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Bird flu outlook is ‘grim’ as new wave of the virus heads for Britain
Warning comes as ornithologists call for the government to step up testing to monitor the impact of the deadly H5N1 strain

Robin McKie Science editor

05, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Stress led to more NHS staff absences than Covid, new figures show
The scale of the mental health crisis is revealed as nurses and ambulance workers prepare to strike this week

Jon Ungoed-Thomas, Shanti Das and Miranda Bryant

05, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘It’s soul destroying’: why so many NHS staff are off sick with burnout
Doctors, paramedics and nurses explain the stress and anxiety of working in a system that has reached breaking point

Miranda Bryant

05, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Revealed: only 10 of Boris Johnson’s promised 40 new hospital projects have planning permission
Conservatives on course to break flagship NHS pledge as cost of replacing crumbling wards and operating theatres soars

Michael Savage and Shanti Das

04, Feb, 2023 @6:00 PM

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NHS fines mothers for claiming free prescriptions while pregnant
Pregnant women are entitled to free medication, but without a maternity exemption certificate they face bills of hundreds of pounds

Anna Tims

04, Feb, 2023 @3:14 PM

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NHS heads warn pay dispute is adding to strain on hospitals
Already overburdened system is struggling with ‘constant disruption’ of walkouts, says NHS Confederation

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

04, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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