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Three vloggers talk directly to their mental illnesses.

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:46:03 GMT

Three vloggers are speaking directly to their mental illnesses.

Debbie Douglas on her breast surgeon Ian Paterson

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:01:23 GMT

Debbie Douglas speaks about surgeon Ian Paterson, who's guilty of intentionally wounding patients.

Poorna Bell on the addiction and suicide of her husband

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:56:00 GMT

Poorna Bell explains how her husband took his own life after a secret battle with heroin addiction

Cheap and accessible drug tackles death in childbirth

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:57:25 GMT

New research shows promising results for cutting the risk of women bleeding to death in childbirth.

Anne-Marie Slaughter: A year's maternity leave is too long for mothers

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:11:05 GMT

Former Hillary Clinton advisor Anne-Marie Slaughter clarifies why she thinks a year of maternity leave is too long for working mothers.

Inside a neonatal intensive care unit

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:51:08 GMT

What does it take to care for the sickest premature babies? 5 live takes a look inside the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Burnley General hospital.

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg on grief: ‘It does get better’

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:38:12 GMT

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg speaks movingly about her grief after the death of her husband.

'I've given up everything to care for Mum'

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:29:43 GMT

Sue Jenkins says she has given up her life to care for her 88-year-old mother who has dementia.

Sixteen-year-old's revolutionary heart surgery idea

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:57:43 GMT

A teenager on work experience came with a way for surgeons to see who has previously had surgery.

'Thousands of people read about my testicular cancer'

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:20:23 GMT

After Andrew Lowden's blog was shared widely, he launched #testicletuesday to raise awareness.

Princes open up about Diana for mental health campaign

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:43:04 GMT

Prince William, Prince Harry and the Duchess of Cambridge spoke frankly about Diana's death.

Harry says sharing experience of grief was 'only right'

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:50:21 GMT

Prince Harry says he had to talk about the death of his mother after encouraging others to open up.

'Artificial intelligence glasses' helping blind man

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 05:22:52 GMT

A blind man from Dunstable has been helped with "artificial intelligence glasses".

Trombones play the same tune for charity

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:20:12 GMT

Musicians around the world rally to raise money for trombonist who has cancer.

Prince William and Lady Gaga discuss mental health

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:11:01 GMT

Watch an excerpt of their video conversation from their homes in London and Los Angeles.

Cancer survivor climbing a mountain using crutches

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 14:02:28 GMT

A bone cancer survivor has told BBC 5 live she climbed a mountain on crutches

Parents' anger at baby deaths NHS trust

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 21:02:34 GMT

Hayley Matthews says baby Jack adds to the list of avoidable deaths at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust.

'Politics is destroying British heart surgery'

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 18:28:06 GMT

In this Viewsnight, surgeon Stephen Westaby condemns what he calls a culture of blame in the NHS.

Meet the parents of children with a difficult diagnosis

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:06:48 GMT

How Facebook videos have given an important voice to parents and children

The artist who draws cancer patients

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 02:47:34 GMT

Simon Tolhurst has drawn around 250 cancer patients and their families as UCLH Artist in Residence.

Scans to target head cancer at Velindre and Singleton

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 05:01:11 GMT

Detailed imaging techniques are to help doctors target head and neck cancers more effectively.

Pauline Cafferkey: Going back will give me closure

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 23:06:51 GMT

Pauline Cafferkey, the nurse who survived Ebola, is to return to Sierra Leone for the first time since contracting the disease there.

Harry Potter-themed yoga casts a spell

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 21:43:46 GMT

A Toronto group has been raising money for charity with Harry Potter-themed yoga classes.

Meet Sesame Street's first autistic character, Julia

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 02:56:26 GMT

Big Bird tries to interact with Julia in her TV debut.

Turning off life support 'hard but right decision'

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 09:41:56 GMT

A High Court judge has ruled that doctors can withdraw life support from a sick baby.

Care worker suicides in England are on the rise, says ONS

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 05:41:20 GMT

The suicide risk for the profession in England is almost twice the national average.

The three brothers killed in a blood scandal

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:25:10 GMT

The family of three brothers who died after being treated with contaminated NHS blood products have called for a public inquiry into the scandal.

'I could have been paralysed'

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 23:03:01 GMT

A new emergency treatment for strokes is being rolled out in England which could decrease the risk of long-term disability.

Social care: 'System beginning to collapse' as staff quit daily

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 06:33:17 GMT

Care providers write to the Prime Minister to warn the adult social care system has begun to collapse.

Vashon Island: The place where many parents skip jabs

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 23:08:37 GMT

An island community with one of the lowest vaccination rates in the US has provoked a storm.

'Seattle Mama Doc' answers your vaccine questions

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 23:08:20 GMT

Dr Wendy Sue Swanson, a pediatrician and a mom, answers common questions about vaccines.

Family's liver donor match plea for son Charlie Collins

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 16:09:23 GMT

A south Wales family makes an appeal to find a liver donor for their ill son.

Amazing Children: Kids' special bond with disabled siblings

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 23:46:27 GMT

Former special education teacher Chris Ulmer interviews children with disabilities and their siblings.

'I've been taking ketamine for my depression'

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 06:19:21 GMT

Helen has been part of a study into the use of ketamine to treat people whose depression hasn't responded to other treatment.

'Electronic skin' to monitor your health

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 08:16:01 GMT

Researchers in Japan have developed electronic skin with an organic circuit that can be worn on the human body.

Ollie Gardiner's cancer treatment fund reaches £425k

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 13:25:25 GMT

More than £400,000 is raised for 12-year-old Ollie Gardiner, who is undergoing pioneering treatment for a brain tumour.

The 'nappy free' method introducing potties to newborns

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:33:41 GMT

Having babies nappy-free from birth is apparently growing in popularity with mums on social media.

'Firefighters have higher heart attack risk due to heat'

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 09:13:50 GMT

A University of Edinburgh study says working in hot temperatures increases the risk of heart attack.

Actor Richard Mylan and son, Jaco, on life and autism

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 06:03:16 GMT

Actor Richard Mylan and son, Jaco, 11, visit Cardiff Market at closing time more than 500 times.

Victoria Derbyshire cancer diary: 'Taking my wig off'

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 10:20:30 GMT

BBC presenter Victoria Derbyshire removes the wig she has worn for 16 months following chemotherapy.

Anti-abortion charity defends receipt of tampon tax grant

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 10:56:15 GMT

Life's Director of Education Anne Scanlon defends the receipt of a £250,000 government grant as Labour MP Paula Sheriff questions it.

Millions of Brits are physically inactive

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 01:31:38 GMT

As a new survey reveals that millions of Britons are physically inactive, BBC News talks to Harriet Mulvaney who had a heart attack when she was 44.

Software turns 2D X-rays into 3D images to aid surgeons

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 07:05:46 GMT

How software is turning 2D X-rays into 3D models to help orthopaedic surgeons plan surgeries.

Actor with OCD 'fears injury when sitting down'

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 05:52:09 GMT

Former Coronation Street actor Ian Puleston-Davies discusses the symptoms of his Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

The financial reality of leaving care

Sun, 02 Apr 2017 23:29:12 GMT

Eleven councils in England are now offering council tax relief to adults under the age of 25 if they lived in care as children. The Victoria Derbyshire programme's Ashley John-Baptiste lived in care from two until he was 18.

Baby photographer Anne Geddes on her career

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 23:08:32 GMT

New book, Small World, celebrates 30 years of snapping little people.

NHS boss: 'Constrained circumstances'

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 08:11:51 GMT

The chief of NHS England says the service will do more but under constrained circumstances

Virtual reality takes cancer patient back home

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 10:49:10 GMT

A hospice in south London is using virtual reality to help patients tick off their bucket lists.

Peterborough family's year of autism and Down's syndrome selfies

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 05:16:28 GMT

The nightly photographs have become a "routine" that the little girl's parents look forward to.

Pets sleeping on your bed growing trend

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:19:38 GMT

According to a new survey, nearly half of British dog and cat owners let their animals sleep on their bed.

Mother gave cannabis to son who fought rare form of cancer

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:20:29 GMT

Callie Blackwell said she was terrified of her teenage son "dying in pain".

Bowel cancer: 'I've cried, shouted and planned my funeral'

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:00:21 GMT

Deborah was feeling "under the weather" for about a year, before being diagnosed with bowel cancer.

'How drawing helped me to talk about my feelings'

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:46:20 GMT

Poet and author Michael Rosen talks about how drawing helped him to open up about his feelings after his son died.

'I worried I might not be able to have kids'

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:09:31 GMT

Denise Campbell Brown married her husband in September last year. On honeymoon she discovered she had fibroids, a condition that affects around one in three women.

Cancer diagnosis: 'Looking for needle in a haystack'

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:39:07 GMT

UCLH's chief medical officer explains new cancer diagnosis tools

Holly Greenhow: Girl with cerebral palsy makes 'big improvement'

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:34:41 GMT

A girl with cerebral palsy who once modelled for a clothes retailer has seen her condition improve.

'Role model' nurses inspire cancer survivor

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:34:38 GMT

A woman who survived cancer as a girl has been inspired to take up nursing.

Baby separated from parasitic twin in risky operation

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:46:50 GMT

Surgeons explain the challenges of the complex operation to separate Dominique from her parasitic twin.

How a life model uses nudity to explain his disability

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:22:33 GMT

Kevin French poses as a nude life model to explain more about his disability.

'So proud of my children with Down's syndrome'

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 07:08:54 GMT

A mother who has two children with Down's syndrome says she wants the world to know she's proud of them.