Epilepsy Action say the condition has the highest refusal rate for people claiming a Personal Independence Payment.Read the full story ›
Three year old Sam Morrish from Newton Abbot died from sepsis after getting the flu virus.Read the full story ›
The NHS is encouraging all eligible groups to take up the offer of a free flu vaccine as the UK braces itself for a flu outbreak in winter.Read the full story ›
Exeter Beats Eating Disorders says it fears people will only be offered help too late and only if they are critically ill.Read the full story ›
Ezzy Hodge from Thornbury travelled to America for treatment after a campaign to raise £80,000 for a life-changing operation.Read the full story ›
The student is currently receiving treatment and is recovering well.Read the full story ›
According to the Stroke Association there will be more than two million stroke survivors in the UK by 2035.Read the full story ›
Hoarding has been seen as a distinct mental health problem since 2013.Read the full story ›
The latest phase in a campaign to make Plymouth a healthier and happier city begins today.
Thrive Plymouth is a 10-year programme which aims to narrow the gap in the health status between people in the city.
The project is entering its fourth year and monitors lifestyle behaviours like smoking, drinking, diet and inactivity.
The latest phase will focus on improving mental well-being by promoting the five ways to wellbeing in Plymouth.
There is currently a considerable life expectancy gap between different communities in Plymouth. Closing that gap is crucial to the city thriving and an outstanding quality of life being enjoyed by everyone.
- You can find more information on the Thrive Plymouth website.
Public Health England says there are no known links to the previous Meningitis B cases associated with St Brendan’s Sixth Form College.Read the full story ›