New mums need more post-natal depression checks to make sure they are bonding with their babyMidwives and health visitors check on new mothers for up to six weeksAfter, they face months without a formal appraisal of how they are coping Child abuse charity The Wave Trust carried out the researchFound babies of depressed mothers likely to be 'aggressive and break law' By Andrew Levy PUBLISHED: 23:56 GMT, 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 09:38 GMT, 22 March 2013 New mothers should be interviewed three to four months after they give birth to check they are bonding with their babies, according to a Government-commissioned report.
Hundreds of GP’s surgeries ‘are too cramped and not fit for purpose’ Some found to have inadequate heating and insufficient easy-access facilities for elderly or disabled patientsKings Fund report said 'major' improvements were needed to cope with higher patient numbers | UPDATED: 07:56 GMT, 6 December 2012 Hundreds of doctors’ surgeries are too cramped and ‘not fit for purpose’, a report warns.
Schoolgirl diagnosed with eating disorder actually had two brain tumours that were making her sick every morningAbigail Lightbown was nine when she suffered dramatic weight loss and a continually upset stomachShe was given given acid reflux medication, but seven months later fainted She was rushed to hospital for an MRI scan and diagnosed with brain cancer | UPDATED: 09:46 GMT, 14 September 2012 When Abigail Lightbown suffered dramatic weight loss and was continually being sick, her parents feared she may have developed an eating disorder.
Half of new mothers are being given breastfeeding advice which 'is not good enough' | UPDATED: 00:53 GMT, 21 August 2012 Almost half of new mothers are not being given basic advice from health officials on how to cope with breastfeeding, a major survey has revealed.
WATCH IT! Chimpanzee “asks” zoo visitors to free him from enclosure in heartbreaking film that shows him pointing at a window bolt and making a sign language “open” gesture. Intelligent and inquisitive, chimpanzees have always been able to communicate with man.
Hospital clamps down on health tourism by demanding patients prove they are 'living lawfully' in Britain before handing out free NHS treatment Staff working at Southend Hospital in Essex must ask patients if they have lived in the UK for the past year Strict new rules have been introduced after an increase in overseas visitors not eligible for free NHS care | UPDATED: 12:05 GMT, 28 May 2012 Patients must prove they are 'living lawfully' in Britain before receiving free treatment on the NHS at an Essex hospital.
Mothers 'to have a named midwife to birth and beyond' in NHS reform of care for pregnant women | UPDATED: 07:14 GMT, 16 May 2012 Boost: Health Secretary Andrew Lansley will unveil the new measures today New mothers will today be promised one-to-one care from a midwife and more support on the NHS if they suffer from post-natal depression.
Did Nasa satellite capture giant UFO surfing the hellish surface of the sunObject sems to be alien “craft” with jointed metal armsAppeared in footage from Nasa”s sun-watching SOHO satelliteUFO-watchers hail find as evidence of alien “visitors” A strange object flying close to the sun looks unnervingly like a huge, metallic “mothership” familiar from Hollywood blockbusters.
Diagnosed via Facebook: Baby boy's serious condition that could have left him brain-damaged is discovered by stranger onlineOnline friend of mother Charlotte Dent recognised symptoms of trigonocephalyin in Facebook picture of George Miss Dent says doctors should have spotted warning signs sooner | UPDATED: 12:39 GMT, 8 May 2012 A young mother found out her baby son had a condition that could potentially leave him brain damaged from a stranger on the internet.