Fire services are spending thousands on the 25-stone models - nicknamed 'Barry' - to learn how to handle larger patients.Read the full story ›
The NHS in England is facing a crisis because fewer people are choosing to enter medicine or remain in the NHS as doctors, the BMA says.Read the full story ›
The world is facing a "global health emergency", according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).Read the full story ›
A healthy amount of sleep has a far higher impact on wellbeing than a 50% increase in disposable income, a study has found.Read the full story ›
What goes through your mind when you are told someone has schizophrenia?
Does it conjure up images of characters in films like The Dark Knight? According to the charity Rethink Mental Illness, films can contribute to the condition being widely misunderstood.
New research by the charity shows half of the people questioned believed schizophrenia is defined by a split personality, while a quarter thought it led to violent behaviour.
Brian Dow from Rethink Mental Illness and Alice Evans, an artist and teacher who has a schizophrenic disorder, joined ITV Lunchtime News Presenter Nina Hossain to discuss the issue.
Fourteen unions have written to the Chancellor demanding a 3.9% pay rise and an extra £800 to make up for lost earnings.Read the full story ›
It offers the emergency contraception at a fraction of the cost of most pharmacies - but some argue women should get a consultation.Read the full story ›
The singer revealed to her fans she had undergone a transplant due to suffering from lupus.Read the full story ›
How much do you know about what is in the food you eat? Catherine Tyldesley reports.Read the full story ›