Pharmacists to 'cut care home medicines'

The plan aims to review the number of medicines taken by residents, which can be 10 or more.

TV anchor Andrea McLean: 'Give menopausal women M badges'

ITV's Andrea McLean, who reached early menopause, tells commuters to cut hot flush sufferers "slack".

Hundreds of nurses 'hit by student loan errors'

Nursing students at a number of universities struggle with student loan overpayments, says the nurses' union.

Worcestershire Royal Hospital's ambulance wait 'catastrophe'

Ambulance service bosses have warned Worcestershire Royal that patients face "significant risk of harm".

NHS accused of fuelling rise in opioid addiction

GPs prescribed nearly 24 million potentially addictive painkillers, equivalent to 2,700 an hour.

Hawking: Did he change views on disability?

"I think he's done more than anyone else," says a former student.

MPs warn of 'poisonous air' emergency costing £20bn a year

Petrol and diesel cars must be phased out earlier than the 2040 target, Commons committees say.

Platypus milk: How it could combat superbugs

The weird semi-aquatic creature's milk could lead to the creation of a new type of antibiotic.

Thousands more women with heavy periods to be offered test

A hysteroscopy examines the inside of the womb and improves diagnosis, health officials say.

Women missing from breast implant register

NHS Digital says all cases should be logged by clinics to help them keep tabs on any safety issues.