More sick children go private as others face NHS waits 1 day ago By Jane Deith and Alys Harte,  BBC File on 4 Alex Smith Georgina, 16, is one of 601 children waiting for heart surgery in England The number of children receiving treatment in private hospitals across the UK roseContinue Reading


Parkinson’s blood test gives early-diagnosis hope 4 hours ago By Philippa Roxby,  Health reporter, BBC News Getty Images A simple blood test using artificial intelligence to predict Parkinson’s disease years before symptoms begin has been developed by researchers. They hope it can lead to a cheap, finger-prick test providing early diagnosesContinue Reading