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Surgeons warn of serious hand injuries from dog leads and collars

Image copyright Jillian TisdaleSurgeons are warning dog owners not to wrap leads around their fingers or wrist because of the dangers of serious hand...

Mumps and measles cases in England prompt vaccine call

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Mumps leads to painful swellings under the earsA significant increase in mumps cases and continuing outbreaks of measles...

Whorlton Hall: Hospital abuse missed despite at least 100 official visits

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUndercover BBC filming shows staff swearing, mocking and taunting patients with autism and learning disabilitiesWhorlton Hall...

The failings in learning disability services in six charts

Image copyright Getty ImagesIn 2011 a BBC Panorama investigation revealed horrific abuse at the Winterbourne View Assessment and Treatment Unit (ATU) for people with...

Two female loos for every male one, experts recommend

Image copyright Getty ImagesPublic health experts are calling for fair provision of public toilets for women, saying the aim should be to have two...

Hospital ‘abused’ vulnerable adults in Durham

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPanorama filmed vulnerable adults being deliberately provoked by staff who then physically restrained themThe abuse and...

Aspirin ‘safe’ for brain-bleed strokes

Image copyright Getty ImagesPatients who have had a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain can safely take aspirin to cut their risk of...

Cannula sleeves: ‘Simple solution for dementia patients’

By Sherie Ryder BBC News Image copyright HandmadeForDementia Image caption Sharon Wallace (middle) says anybody who needs a cannula sleeve can have oneWhen singer...

NHS can beat sepsis, says quadruple amputee

Image copyright Steve Baker SCB Photography Image caption Tom and his wife Nic - his story was made into a film in 2016 called Starfish,...

‘Acne does not define me’

Acne is part and parcel of growing up for many teenagers. But for Abigail Collins, a severe form of the condition, known as cystic acne,...
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