Advice From Health Care’s Power Users

If the health care system seems confusing to you, you are not alone. In a large recent survey of the most seriously ill people in America, we learned that they, too, find it difficult to navigate. But they have developed a few strategies for getting through. Here are some tips and pitfalls about how to […]

Flu vaccine delays for over-65s

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption The flu vaccine for over-65s will be delayed until the end of next month The flu vaccine for those older than 65 will be delayed this year, the chief medical officer has said. Dr Michael McBride has said that “manufacturing constraints” would mean the jab will not be […]

Depressed? The places not to live if you need help

Image copyright Getty Images A flagship NHS mental health service is failing patients in one in seven areas of England, research by the BBC shows. People with conditions like depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder are entitled to psychological therapies, such as counselling. The NHS is meant to successfully treat half of the people it […]