Cold water swimming: what is the safest way to do it?
Taking a plunge in cold water is increasingly popular, but what's the safest way to enjoy it? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ukraine war: Volunteers deliver emergency contraception pills
Nearly 3,000 packets of morning-after pills have been sent to the country as rape reports rise. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Madelaine McTernan named as new HRT tsar
A UK-wide hormone-replacement therapy crisis has seen women turning to the black market. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise is good for joints with wear-and-tear arthritis
It may hurt, but exercise is beneficial for joints, experts say in guidance for doctors and patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Energy prices: Fears and cutbacks as hike hits disabled families
Parents of disabled children say they fear rising energy prices could make their condition worse. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Investors lose vote to share Covid vaccine know-how
Shareholders failed to get Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna to share vaccine knowledge. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman dies after 'cold water therapy' in Derbyshire river
The woman, who was from Manchester, died after paramedics were called to a riverside in Derbyshire. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid self-isolation guidance to end in Scotland
From Sunday, public health advice will change to a "stay at home" message for people who are unwell. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS boss feared waiting for ambulance after stroke
A hospital chief executive's husband drove her to A&E because of concerns over long 999 waits. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS dentist shortage forces school to call in charity
Volunteer dentists head to a West Yorkshire academy to treat children in agony with teeth problems. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

E-scooter ambulance callouts double in a year
The data comes as the government considers legalising e-scooters for road use in the next few months. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sowerby Bridge school uses charity to tackle pupils' toothache
Pupils are sometimes in agony but unable to access an NHS dentist, the Sowerby Bridge school says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust warned by CQC over failures
An NHS mental health trust that has been the worst performing in England fails another inspection. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Failing NHS negligence system must change, say MPs
Current system said to be too adversarial, resulting in bitter and long legal fights with patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pharmacies in Wales to help GPs prescribe medicines to patients
The first service of its kind in the UK aims to relieve pressure on GPs and the NHS. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news