Loneliness: Adopt a Grandparent scheme flies but NI charities warn of 'legacy'
The scheme receives more than 2,000 applications, as charities warn of looming "loneliness legacy". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatboy Slim DJ sessions to help people's mental health
Norman Cook is volunteering for an NHS scheme to help those with severe mental health problems. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia patients not allowed to use toilet
A culture of relying on continence pads means dementia patients are denied the basic dignity of care. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Archie Battersbee's family can appeal life-support ruling
Archie's family lost a High Court battle last week when a judge ruled his life support should end. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Archie Battersbee: Family of boy ruled dead seeks appeal
The parents of a 12-year-old boy in a coma are in court contesting a ruling that he is brain-dead. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jeremy Hunt MP had cancer, ex health secretary reveals
The ex-health secretary will run the Race for Life in July in Guildford in aid of cancer charities. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudden unexplained death in childhood: 'Why did my beautiful son die?'
Cot deaths have inspired much awareness work - but what about when an older child dies unexpectedly? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ed Sheeran tickets cancelled for NHS and emergency staff
Organiser AEG Presents said the Glasgow ticket allocation for NHS and emergency staff was oversold. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coeliac patient died days after being fed Weetabix, inquest hears
An 80-year-old coeliac patient was given the cereal in hospital and died four days later. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid infections up after Platinum Jubilee celebrations
The latest UK figures cover the long weekend of partying and suggest one in 45 has Covid. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Paolo Macchiarini: Surgeon convicted for fatal Swedish transplants
Paolo Macchiarini, once seen as a pioneering surgeon, is given a suspended sentence for bodily harm. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

England appoints ambassador to shake up women's health
The aim of the role for England is to help tackle decades of health inequalities. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Long Covid' risk lower with Omicron, study finds
Last winter's Omicron variant was less likely to cause lingering symptoms, researchers say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron: How worried should we be?
Surges of Covid are happening again around the world, driven by some new subvariants of Omicron. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospital waiting list at 6.5 million in England
One in 20 has been waiting - for routine care such as knee and hip surgery - for more than a year. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news