A social media groundswell in support of midwives and nurses calls for better pay and conditions will see both professions and their supporters taking to the streets in May.
A young woman shares with HealthCentral the frustration she and her family feel as they struggle to navigate the mental health system to get the right help and support for her sister.
Complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) could help mainstream medicine in the fight against superbugs, a new study published in the BMJ Open journal suggests.
Historian Dr Warwick Brunton has studied all our major mental health inquiries of the past 150 years. He thinks this latest inquiry has the potential to offer ‘generational hope’ if it has the courage – and resourcing – to learn from the mistakes of the past and do things differently.
Criminologist Dr Julian Buchanan says drug reform is overdue but argues that legal regulation of prohibited drugs, like cannabis, may only benefit those who can afford legally-approved drugs.
A health levy on sugary drinks to help pay for the thousands of children’s rotten teeth pulled out each year tops a dentists’ spokesman wish list for World Oral Health Day.