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Call The Midwife

Call The Midwife fans: we’ve got some major (and important) series 12 plot details

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Morgan Cormack
  • A woman sat on a bed listening to a doctor
    Health

    New research shows the hurdles that victims of sexual violence face when trying to access support

  • A young woman speaking to her doctor
    Mental Health

    “My GP didn’t take my eating disorder seriously – it’s time we invested in more training”

  • Maternal ITV
    TV

    Maternal is the new ITV drama putting female doctors, motherhood and the NHS front and centre

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A woman looking at breast cancer x-ray
Health

New “life-extending” breast cancer drugs will help thousands of NHS patients every year

Baroness Delyth Morgan, the chief executive of Breast Cancer Now, described the news as a “momentous and hugely anticipated milestone”.

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Lauren Geall
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News

Woman suffering mental health crisis waits over 8 days in A&E

The 18-year-old slept in a chair and on a mattress on the floor in what’s believed to be “the longest such wait seen in the NHS”.

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Leah Sinclair
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Mental Health

Thousands of women are being given “dangerous” electric shock treatment for their mental health

New data has revealed that the controversial treatment is being disproportionately used on women.

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Lauren Geall
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Gender health gap: the government will appoint a women’s health ambassador following probe into health inequality
News

A women’s health ambassador has been appointed for the first time – here’s what that means

The appointment comes after a damning inquiry into women’s healthcare in England.

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Amy Beecham
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Lauren Geall
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This nurse’s viral speech sums up the desperate situation the NHS is currently facing

Her striking honesty has struck a chord with many.

A woman using an at-home Covid-19 test
News

9 new Covid-19 symptoms have been added to the UK’s official list

Here’s everything you need to know.

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Lauren Geall
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Mental Health

“I was told I just worried too much”: the reality of fighting for mental health support

The Royal College of Psychiatrists has warned that the NHS is facing an “impossible situation” as mental health services struggle to keep up with demand.

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Lauren Geall
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BBC This Is Going To Hurt
TV

“This Is Going To Hurt has broken my heart”: viewers react to the BBC series finale

The poignant finale aired last night and we’re not quite over it.

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Morgan Cormack
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Health

“If the pain was that bad you’d be screaming”: what women of colour go through when they’re sick

A new NHS race review analysed “the overwhelming evidence of ethnic health inequality through the lens of racism”.

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Carly Lewis-Oduntan
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A woman dealing with anxiety lying on the sofa
Mental Health

England is facing a ‘second pandemic’ of anxiety and depression – and the NHS is struggling to cope

“Millions of children, young people and adults are seeking help from mental health services that are over-stretched and under-resourced.”

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Lauren Geall
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smear test
Life

What actually happens during a smear test? A doctor answers our questions

Nervous about going for a smear test? Here, a doctor explains what to expect.

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Lauren Geall
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Lauren Geall
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Over half of sexual assault victims don’t receive help – but a new campaign is trying to change that

“They explained the whole process to me, and gave me the space and autonomy over my body that my attackers had taken away, and I will be forever grateful.”

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Mental Health

Talking is a great first step when you’re struggling with your mental health – but what comes next?

We asked the experts.

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Lauren Geall
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PTs, gym goers, NHS workers
Wellbeing

Should PTs and gym memberships be available on prescription?

Whose job it is to keep us healthy?

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Miranda Larbi
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A woman looking out at the sunset
Mental Health

Racing thoughts and paranoia: what it’s like to experience psychosis for the first time

With new figures suggesting that the number of people experiencing psychosis has surged during the pandemic, Stylist speaks to one woman about her experience.

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Lauren Geall
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News

“Burnt out, frustrated and anxious”: the reality of being an NHS midwife

“I take home the pressure of my job every day. I lie in bed most of the time thinking: ‘Have I done enough?’”

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Leah Sinclair
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Sickle cell blood tests
News

“New hope”: what the first new sickle cell treatment in 20 years means to women with the disease

It has been called an “innovative treatment.”

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Morgan Cormack
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Help drama Channel 4 Jodie Comer Stephen Graham
TV

Jodie Comer’s moving Covid drama is an essential watch

Stephen Graham also stars in Help, which is set in a care home during the first Covid-19 lockdown.

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Charley Ross
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Lauren Geall
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Why nurses are “angry and upset” about the government’s 3% pay rise announcement

The Royal College of Nursing is considering industrial action.

Woman with long Covid
Health

“I spoke to 6 doctors until one believed me”: women explain their long Covid frustration

Why are some women finding it so hard to get a diagnosis?

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Hollie Richardson
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