• 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.

  • 30 Jun 2018

    NHS England says a hundred thousand “unneccessary procedures” a year could be cut back – to save money and minimise patient risk. Operations like breast reductions, tonsil removal and varicose vein treatment will only take place where there is good reason, as health chiefs said in most cases – alternative options work just as well.…

  • 29 Jun 2018

    All this week Channel 4 News has been inside the busy emergency department of Ysbyty Gwynedd hospital. The health board that runs it has some of the worst waiting times in Wales and a multi-million pound deficit. Through the lens of emergency medicine doctor and film-maker Saleyha Ahsan, we’ve seen first hand the constant struggle…

  • 27 Jun 2018

    We asked the A&E doctor and filmmaker Saleyha Ahsan to show us the day-to-day reality for staff and patients in her emergency department.

  • 27 Jun 2018

    Damian Marley is a renowned reggae artist in his own right and the son of Bob Marley. The video for his recent single ‘Medication’ was filmed at his cannabis farm in California, which he co-owns and which produces cannabis oils, extracts and other products for medicinal use. Frank D’Ambrosio is one of the USA’s most vocal…

  • 26 Jun 2018

    The NHS marks its 70th anniversary next week. The people who were babies at the time of its formation can look forward to longer life expectancy than their parents. But living longer brings its own set of complex medical challenges. We asked the A&E doctor Saleyha Ahsan to make a series of films about the…

  • 26 Jun 2018

    It’s got kids obsessed, parents tearing their hair out and some schools calling for it to be banned. Fortnite is the video game of the year. It’s an astonishing success, but sparking lots of debate about gaming addiction, as the NHS opens its first clinic specialising in the condition. As a parent myself, I know…

  • 14 Jun 2018

    The Home Office has announced that it is going to relax its own rules and allow more skilled workers from outside the European Union into the UK following complaints from bosses within the National Health Services about a recruitment crisis. At the moment, just over twenty thousand non-EU skilled workers are allowed in each year and…

  • 3 Jun 2018

    A new study could transform treatment for women with the most common form of early stage breast cancer – by avoiding the need for chemotherapy altogether. It could affect three thousand women in the UK every year – news which charities have described as “wonderful”. And the new treatment could begin immediately.

  • 2 Jun 2018

    For women with a family history of cancer – there’s a chance to get ahead of the disease by getting tested for the faulty BRCA gene. Many then decide to get their ovaries and fallopian tubes pre-emptively removed. Now doctors are encouraging women with the gene who are about to undergo any kind of abdominal…

  • 2 Jun 2018

    From banning sweets and chocolate from supermarkets, to stopping two-for-one deals on junk food, the Government is reportedly planning new measures to tackle child obesity. The Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt could also impose a 9pm watershed on televison adverts for foods high in sugar and salt. But would any of these moves deter children from…