BBC Health News

BBC Health News

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

General election 2019: How many 'new' NHS hospitals are Conservatives building?

It's not six completely new hospitals - some involve redeveloping existing buildings and sites.
2 days 11 hours ago

Cambridge baby loss charity Petals reinstates hospital counselling

Petals suspended counselling at the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge in September in an NHS funding row.
3 days 11 hours ago

Samoa measles: Unvaccinated families told to hang red flag on door

The Pacific nation declares a state of emergency as 60 people die of measles.
2 days 17 hours ago

How do eggs protect us from flu?

Liverpool is home to the UK’s biggest flu vaccine manufacturing site, where 100 million doses are made using hen eggs.
3 days 4 hours ago

'Sugar overload' warning for festive hot drinks

Seasonal lattes and hot chocolates sold by coffee chains can contain up to 23 spoonfuls, a study finds.
4 days 3 hours ago