Mental health deaths probed at Essex NHS trust

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Up to 20 deaths at an NHS-run mental health unit are being investigated as part of a police inquiry, the BBC has learned. It follows fresh investigations into the death... Read More

Tennant and Colman support selfie mental health campaign

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Broadchurch stars David Tennant and Olivia Colman have posted selfies of themselves to show their support for a BBC mental health initiative. Tom Hardy and Russell Brand have also pulled... Read More

Dairy-free diets warning over risk to bone health

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Diets which cut out dairy food could be a “ticking time bomb” for young people’s bone health, a charity is warning. A National Osteoporosis Society survey found a fifth of... Read More

Patients with learning disabilities missing out on health checks

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Patients in England with learning disabilities are missing out on vital health checks, NHS data shows. These include cancer screening, blood pressure checks and mental health assessments. Only about half... Read More

Buying medications online 'can put health at risk'

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People should be wary of buying medications on the internet after an investigation found “widespread failings” at some online providers, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has said. The watchdog inspected... Read More

NHS 'tobacco free' campaign launched by Public Health England

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A “truly tobacco-free NHS” needs to be created to help smoker patients quit their habit, health officials say. Only one in 10 hospitals enforces a smoking ban outside health service... Read More