NHS's centralised nature is ripe for reforming, think tank says
The Policy Exchange think tank wants local NHS to have more power and questions rise in national managers. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probe after man wrongly diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease
Alex Preston says he wants answers after being told he had the illness for seven years. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid mask rule partially eased for EU air travel
Masks are no longer required on many EU flights, but countries including Germany, Italy and Spain keep the rule. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

University of Leeds study to examine impact of endurance sport on heart health
The University of Leeds project will see heart monitors fitted under the skin of more than 100 men. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delhi suffers at 49C as heatwave sweeps India
Experts say India is now recording more intense, frequent heatwaves which are also longer in duration. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea: More than a million Covid cases feared
The military has been ordered to intervene as a wave of Covid cases sweeps the unvaccinated country. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS prescription charges in England to be frozen
Not raising the fees for the first time in 12 years puts money back in people's pockets, ministers say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D: Could UV-mushrooms help fix the nation’s issue?
With one in 10 deficient in vitamin D, the government is exploring new ways to boost the UK’s intake. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bristol mum writes heart surgery book to help son
Aimee says the book will help her son understand why he "should be proud" of his heart surgery scar. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Junk food: Obesity strategy falling apart, Jamie Oliver says
Boris Johnson is accused of "playing politics with children's health" after delaying new restrictions. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dame Deborah James says Prince William's visit will be a 'special memory'
The cancer campaigner says the prince went "above and beyond" in visiting her to confer her damehood. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Junk food: Ministers to delay ban on multi-buy deals
But health groups criticise the move to pause the ban on unhealthy food offers and some advertising. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are we failing young people with cancer?
Deborah James' experience has raised questions about how good the UK is at spotting and treating the disease. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deborah James made a dame by William at her home
The BBC podcaster also revealed her bowel cancer charity fund has now raised more than £5m. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two women arrested over Stockport nursery baby death
The women, aged 35 and 34, are held after an eight-month-old girl died following a "medical episode". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news