BBC Health News

BBC Health News

The latest stories from the Health section of the BBC News web site.

Cannabis oil row: Billy Caldwell discharged from hospital

The 12-year-old is treated in hospital for his severe epilepsy with the oil, which is illegal in the UK.
9 hours 7 min ago

Theresa May is asked where NHS cash will come from

Theresa May is asked how the government will fund a £20bn cash increase for the NHS.
11 hours 26 min ago

How does gaming affect your brain?

Hamish loves playing the game Fortnite. Does his brain show signs of addiction?
11 hours 48 min ago

Politicians unite to demand dignity for terminally ill

Politicians describe the current system as "cruel and lacking in dignity and compassion".
19 hours 2 min ago

NHS funding: PM calls for 10-year plan to spend cash

PM wants NHS to ensure "every penny" is well spent - but questions continue on how the increase will be funded.
1 day 43 min ago