Healthcare

'Illegal vapes are already flooding the market': What impact will disposable vapes ban really have?
disposable vape ban
Disposable vapes

'Illegal vapes are already flooding the market': What impact will disposable vapes ban really have?

The government has announced plans to ban disposable vapes. Here's what experts are saying about the impact it will have for kids, the environment and smokers
Healthy life expectancy in Liverpool is just 58: Most deprived areas of UK need better healthcare
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Health

Healthy life expectancy in Liverpool is just 58: Most deprived areas of UK need better healthcare

There's a mental health crisis in NHS, says writer and comedian Adam Kay: 'So little is being done'
Adam Kay
Mental health

There's a mental health crisis in NHS, says writer and comedian Adam Kay: 'So little is being done'

Malnutrition impacts half a million and costs the NHS billions. UK government needs to 'wake up'
Malnutrition

Malnutrition impacts half a million and costs the NHS billions. UK government needs to 'wake up'

The NHS is in crisis – and time is not on its side
Paul McNamee

The NHS is in crisis – and time is not on its side

'He begged mummy to take him home': Autistic man 'abused' while being kept in mental hospital for six years
Mental Health Act

'He begged mummy to take him home': Autistic man 'abused' while being kept in mental hospital for six years

As the NHS turns 75, let’s celebrate it – and fight for it  
Sign saying Thank You NHS
Dr Julia Grace Patterson

As the NHS turns 75, let’s celebrate it – and fight for it  

What it's like being a doctor in our broken NHS
NHS Crisis

What it's like being a doctor in our broken NHS

Even funding the NHS properly won't solve all the problems caused by austerity
Jaimie Kaffash

Even funding the NHS properly won't solve all the problems caused by austerity

The NHS is 'past the point of no return' say junior doctors bearing the brunt of the NHS crisis
NHS crisis

The NHS is 'past the point of no return' say junior doctors bearing the brunt of the NHS crisis

What is polio and why is it back?
A young boy receives a drop of the polio vaccine
Polio

What is polio and why is it back?

500 nurses and midwives are quitting every week
NHS

500 nurses and midwives are quitting every week

Daily testing for critical workers labelled ‘hopelessly inadequate’ as it will only reach 1%
Covid

Daily testing for critical workers labelled ‘hopelessly inadequate’ as it will only reach 1%

'Entirely predictable' NHS staff crisis risks derailing plan to tackle 5.8 million patient backlog
NHS

'Entirely predictable' NHS staff crisis risks derailing plan to tackle 5.8 million patient backlog

NHS facing Covid staff crisis in 'busiest week' of the year
NHS staffing crisis

NHS facing Covid staff crisis in 'busiest week' of the year

Underfunded and overworked: Midwives reveal extent of NHS maternity crisis
Maternity crisis

Underfunded and overworked: Midwives reveal extent of NHS maternity crisis

'If I stopped using speed it would be a massive step back': Life with undiagnosed adult ADHD
ADHD

'If I stopped using speed it would be a massive step back': Life with undiagnosed adult ADHD

How to get a free flu jab and Covid vaccine booster as the winter sets in
A nurse gives a woman a flu jab in Scotland
Health

How to get a free flu jab and Covid vaccine booster as the winter sets in

Masks may be going, but hidden disabilities aren't so easily cast aside
Health

Masks may be going, but hidden disabilities aren't so easily cast aside

Tips and advice for anyone affected by dementia
An elderly woman tlaks with a younger woman on a park bench
Health

Tips and advice for anyone affected by dementia

What can I do to reduce my risk of dementia?
What can I do to reduce my risk of dementia? Image credit: Kamila Maciejewska / Unsplash
Health

What can I do to reduce my risk of dementia?

Why PM's mental health pledges will fall short until families have more cash
One in five adults reported depression symptoms earlier this year, twice the rate recorded before the pandemic. mental health
Health

Why PM's mental health pledges will fall short until families have more cash

Diagnosing with data
NHS doctor and nurses
Health

Diagnosing with data

Here's what happens when you leave your body to science
Health

Here's what happens when you leave your body to science

Big Issue readers share their own experiences of Britain's mental health care
Health

Big Issue readers share their own experiences of Britain's mental health care