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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

  • Stock illustration of a woman sitting near a window
    News

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

  • Sickle cell blood tests
    News

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

Latest Stories

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.

Posted by
Charley Ross
Published
Nurses marching in London yesterday to demand a 15% pay rise
News

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

The Royal College of Nursing is considering industrial action.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
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?

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Woman girl taking picture on smartphone. - stock photo
News

To isolate or not? Let’s unravel these pingdemic politics, once and for all

Because, let’s face it, everyone has an opinion on the NHS Test and Trace app right now.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
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Lauren Geall
Published

The serious impact of NHS mental health bed cuts on the patients who need them

“The crisis and community health team here in my hometown have had to pick up the pieces.”

Ben Whishaw in This Is Going To Hurt first look
TV

This Is Going To Hurt: here's your first look (and some exciting casting news)

This is going to be amazing!

Posted by
Ally Sinyard
Published
Dating
Mental Health

The truth about dating on antidepressants, according to the women doing it

Navigating a relationship is hard enough as it is – but it has the potential to be even harder if you’re on antidepressants.

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Serena Smith
Published
Dua Lipa receives the award for Best Female Solo Artist during The BRIT Awards 2021 at The O2 Arena on May 11, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by JMEnternational/JMEnternational for BRIT Awards/Getty Images)
Celebrity

Dua Lipa calls for Boris Johnson to give NHS a pay rise in viral Brits speech

We’re not crying, you’re crying.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Strong and brave girls support each other and feminist movement. Sisterhood and females friendship.
Mental Health

The stigma around taking antidepressants for women of colour is real and needs to stop

Why is antidepressant use still a taboo for women of colour?

Posted by
Zesha Saleem
Published
Young woman suffering from mental illness
Mental Health

“Don’t do what I did and treat antidepressants as a last resort”

One woman shares how taking antidepressants changed her life and how she wishes she has gone for help sooner.

Posted by
Serena Smith
Published
NHS staff campaigning for a pay rise
Politics

This is how NHS staff reacted to the proposed 1% pay rise

“We got our claps, what more did we expect?”

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Lauren Geall
Published

“I feel stuck in limbo” 3 women with ‘long-haul Covid’ share what it’s really like

“I never thought this would happen to me. But it did.”

A speechbubble to symbolise talking about mental health
Mental Health

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

We asked the experts.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Covid-19: This is what it’s really like to work for the NHS right now
Long Reads

This is what it’s really like to work for the NHS right now

“It’s both mentally and physically demanding. There is no simple way to put it.”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Clap for carers: NHS staff explain why we should rethink the event
Life

NHS staff explain why it might be time to rethink the Clap For Heroes

Frontline workers have shared their views.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
People

New Year Honours: meet the frontline heroes who gave their all to fighting the pandemic

Round of applause for these extraordinary people.

Posted by
Christobel Hastings
Published
Entertainment

Patti Smith is performing a tribute to NHS workers on NYE – here’s how you can watch

The punk rock legend will be rocking in 2021 with a very special broadcast.

Posted by
Christobel Hastings
Published
NHS at Christmas: 7 brilliant women tell us what it’s really like working the wards over Christmas
Health

7 brilliant NHS staff tell us what it’s really like working the wards over Christmas

“Working on Christmas Day reminds us all of the incredible and life-changing work that we do.”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
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Lauren Geall
Published

Looking to start therapy, but not sure how to find a therapist?

Find the right therapist for you in 4 easy steps.

Meghan Markle’s message to “the quiet heroes” of the Covid-19 pandemic
Celebrity

Meghan Markle’s message to the “quiet heroes” of the Covid-19 pandemic

“You showed us that, even in the darkest times, we have the power to remind someone else that there is hope, and that we will be OK.”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published