Switch off their screens an hour before bedtime, child health experts...

Children should switch off screens an hour before bedtime according to the first expert UK guidance aimed at helping parents prevent smartphones and console use becoming harmful. The Royal...

Millions of people failing to take free test that could spot...

A free health check that could spot deadly diseases has been taken by less than half of over-40s, NHS England has warned. The free screening tests for...

Kathy Griffin reveals her beloved mother Maggie, 98, has dementia

Kathy Griffin announced on Thursday that her 98-year old mother, Maggie Griffin, has dementia. 'As heartbreaking as this is, I feel the need to share...

May to promise NHS mental healthcare boost for under-18s

Theresa May is to promise a major expansion of NHS mental healthcare for children and young people in an attempt to tackle the “scandal” of...

Patients forced to wait twice as long when GP calls for...

Patients are being forced to wait twice as long for an ambulance when their family doctor has called for it, an investigation suggests. GPs said...

Worry less about children’s screen use, parents told

There is little evidence screen use for children is harmful in itself, guidance from leading paediatricians says. Parents should worry less as long as they...

Hospital patients who smoke or drink to be helped to quit

Smokers and problem drinkers who are admitted to hospital in England will be given help to quit or cut down, to reduce demands on...