The Conservative Party has launched its full manifesto including a pledge to give at least an additional £8bn by 2020 over and above inflation to fund and support the NHS’ Five Year Forward View.
Ed Miliband and his party must back up its promise of 3,000 more midwives by tackling the spiralling stress levels currently forcing thousands of NHS professionals to leave the service each year, according to a Birmingham City University expert.
Nando’s has teamed up with web app Good Food Talks to make their all-new, healthier menu easier to read for the estimated 10 million people in the UK with some form of dyslexia.
Greenwich-based mental health service METRO has received a grant of more than £115,000 from the City of London Corporation’s charity, City Bridge Trust, to boost its London-wide programme for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people.
The Neuroblastoma Children’s Cancer Alliance (NCCA) is holding its inaugural regatta entitled ‘Making Waves for Childhood Cancer’ at Cowes on the Isle of Wight this 3 September to raise £100,000 for the fight against the dangerous childhood cancer neuroblatoma.
Researchers have discovered a previously unknown link between vitamin D and depression in overweight, reproductive women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), suggesting the use of supplements could be used to counter depression in this group.
The Welsh Government has announced £7.7m of funding so all babies in Wales will be vaccinated against meningitis B.
Findings from a comparison study that analysed the accuracy of the two most widely-used prediction models to identify the most accurate way of predicting the probability of a live birth after IVF treatment.
Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan has announced a range of new measures aimed at ensuring "pupils who may be suffering in silence have the support and knowledge they need to keep themselves healthy and safe".
The Department of Health has announced new mandatory reporting regulations under which all women with vaginal piercings are to be classed as victims of female genital mutilation.
NHS Employers has responded to recent media reports that mental health issues and are causing more staff to take sick leave by highlighting measures being taken to "significantly improve" its culture around supporting staff wellbeing.
Children exposed to parental smoking have twice the risk of having plaque in their carotid artery 26 years later as those whose parents did not smoke in childhood according to a new study.
The next government will face a tough challenge in a time of austerity to improve mental health services for children and young people, a report from an independent charity has claimed.
New research from US scientists has found that in women who have developed gestational diabetes mellitus during pregnancy, being obese before the pregnancy and putting on more weight after it massively increases the risk of later developing type 2 diabetes.
The needs of women who have depression or anxiety during pregnancy or in the year after giving birth are not being recognised, nor are at risk women getting the support they need, a new report has revealed.
Dr Benjamin Jacobs has called on clinical guidelines and healthcare professionals to beware of a gap in suggested units of vitamin D for babies from 0-6 months.
Children’s mental health services will get a funding boost of £1.25 billion over the next five years to help develop services, the government has announced.
The Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum (CYPHOF) has welcomed progress and challenged the health system and children’s sector on where further improvements are needed in its first annual report.
A "worryingly high" number of children with type 1 diabetes show early markers of eye, heart and kidney disease according to a new report by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH).