• 9 Aug 2018

    Two disabled women were told to turn up for an appointment to assess their benefits. But when they arrived, they say they could not access the building as there were no wheelchair ramps.

  • 8 Aug 2018

    Black people in the UK are more likely to develop dementia than other ethnic groups but they’re much less likely to be diagnosed

  • 6 Aug 2018

    A new trial is underway to test whether stem cell transplants could put an end to Crohn’s disease. 115,000 people in this country alone have the chronic condition – an inflammation of the gut which can be painful, exhausting and require major surgery. Anja Popp went to find out more and meet one person who…

  • 5 Aug 2018

    Hundreds of people could be saved every year, according to ministers, by a new law on organ donation. It’ll make everyone in England a donor unless they explicitly opt out. The government is bringing in the new system after a consultation showed the vast majority of people approve of organ donation – but only a…

  • 30 Jul 2018

    Relatives of people in a permanent vegetative state will no longer have to seek legal permission to end their care, the Supreme Court has ruled. When families and doctors agree it’s in the best interests of the patient, medical staff will be able to remove feeding tubes without applying to the Court of Protection. The…

  • 30 Jul 2018

    For a week, stories have been circulating about government plans to stockpile food and medicine, if the UK leaves the EU without some kind of a trade agreement. One specific but potentially vital issue is what will happen to the country’s supplies of insulin in the event of no deal.

  • 26 Jul 2018

    The recent number of emotive cases involving children who are unable to get legal prescriptions for the cannabis derived medicines they need, prompted an outcry of public sympathy. Today, the Home Secretary Sajid Javid responded with the announcement that he’s relaxing the laws to allow medicinal cannabis to be made available on prescription. The decision…

  • 24 Jul 2018

    Sir Elton John has launched a billion dollar global project to fight the Aids epidemic, urging men to make themselves part of the solution by getting themselves tested. Prince Harry joined the singer at the world Aids conference in Amsterdam to launch the MenStar campaign, which will begin work in Africa next year. Victoria Macdonald…

  • 12 Jul 2018

    A radical new treatment for a rare type of childhood cancer will now be made available on the NHS. The National Institute for Clinical Excellence has recommended the drug – after evidence it could increase survival chances for patients with high-risk neuroblastoma. A course of treatment can cost around £150,000 – but a deal with…

  • 12 Jul 2018

    Labour have dismissed the government’s new plan for the NHS, but it’s actually more generous than the one Labour put forward at the last Election.

  • 5 Jul 2018

    On the NHS’ 70th birthday, Cathy Newman is with some of those who use and work in the health service every day at Queen’s Hospital in Romford.

  • 5 Jul 2018

    We are in Queen’s Hospital in Romford, where baby Ezra was born today. He shares his birthday with a 70-year-old: the National Health Service.

  • 4 Jul 2018

    Detectives are searching the home of a nurse arrested on suspicion of the murder of eight babies and the attempted murder of six others. The 28-year-old was arrested as part of a long-running investigation into the deaths at a hospital in Cheshire.

  • 4 Jul 2018

    The NHS is celebrating its 70th birthday. To mark the occasion Channel 4 News has heard from the people who were there at the very beginning – a nurse, a patient and a surgeon who was working in 1948 and remarkably is still working in the health service today. And we have also spoken to Aneira…

  • 30 Jun 2018

    23 year old medical student Leanne Armitage set up an outreach programme to tell pupils in inner city London – whatever their background – they too can become doctors. She joins Jackie Long in the studio to discuss diversity in the medical profession.