Victoria Macdonald is Health and Social Care Correspondent at Channel 4 News.
Victoria Macdonald is an award-winning journalist, who has been covering health and social care issues for Channel 4 News since 1999.
She reports on changes in the NHS - the reforms and the politics - whether it is in hospitals or in the community or, indeed in Westminster.
She closely follows the care system and how it impacts on the elderly and those with disabilities as well as investigating issues, including mental health, HIV/Aids and TB, and child health.
Victoria is originally from New Zealand and worked for the Sunday Telegraph before joining Channel 4 News.
It is hospital A&E departments which end up coping with the victims of knife crime, like North Middlesex, which serves the North London boroughs of Enfield and Haringey.
The first victims of the tainted blood scandal gave often harrowing evidence today at the opening of an inquiry into how so many people were infected with viruses including hepatitis C and HIV during the 1970s and 80s.
Last night, another US Jewish community was targeted by a gunman when a nineteen year-old man opened fire during a service to mark the end of Passover.
Ukip have launched its EU election campaign, with their leader insisting the party is the “true voice” of Brexit. But just as Gerard Batten unveiled his top candidates, there were calls from some UKIP members to deselect one of them for offensive comments made online.
Well MPs may be on their Easter break, but there’s no holiday from Brexit news. The Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has told the Irish parliament that there would be “no-chance” of a UK-US trade deal if Brexit undermines the Good Friday Agreement. And a new opinion poll has put Nigel…
Vital medical supply lines are at risk, it’s been suggested, if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. Brexiteers have dismissed such concerns as “Project Fear”. In Wales, the NHS has secured extra warehouse space to stock-pile essentials and one major UK hospital food supplier says it has spent five million pounds on Brexit…
A 61-year-old man with Down’s Syndrome was left without nutrition for 19 days after being admitted to the Manchester Royal Infirmary in 2016.
When it comes to meeting its targets, the NHS in England has had one of the worst winters on record. And that’s prompting hospitals to look at different ways of dealing with patients.
Could it be third time lucky for the Prime Minister?
We are at the Anzac Memorial in Hyde Park in London.
The former Care Minister Norman Lamb has spoken to Channel 4 News about the death of his sister Catherine Gilbride, who took her own life in August 2015 after becoming severely depressed.
As the Health Secretary Matt Hancock was telling MPs about how the Channel Tunnel will help with the supply of medicines if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the government was being threatened with a judicial review over its plans to prevent a break in supply.
Ahead of Rare Diseases Day, Baroness Nicola Blackwood spoke to Channel 4 News about her own genetic condition and promised a revolution in the way patients are diagnosed and treated.
The heartbreak of knowing your child has a rare, incurable disease, then finding out a drug is available which might help to slow its progression, before that glimpse of hope is snatched away.
Shamima Begum claims she was “just a house wife” who, during her four year odyssey, simply took care of her husband and children. In an interview with Sky News’s John Sparks, the teenager who left the UK to join ISIS says she’s desperate to come home. The Home secretary is equally desperate not to let…