Health Headlines: Out-of-hours care, Alzheimer's drug delay and heart attack risk

Welcome to our daily round-up of health stories making the national news. Don't forget to tell us your views.

Out-of-hours – BBC
Junior doctors are having to care for too many patients because there are not enough consultants on duty at weekends and in the evenings, the Royal College of Physicians has warned.
Improve out-of-hours care - Royal College of Physicians

Alzheimer's – The Telegraph
A drug company is threatening to delay the introduction of groundbreaking treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and schizophrenia because of its concerns of the NHS reforms.
Alzheimer’s drugs under threat

Heart attack risk – The Daily Mail
Women who suffer repeated miscarriages are five times more likely to have a heart attack in later life, a study shows
Multiple miscarriages are linked to higher heart attack risk

Outpatient appointments – The Scotsman
Hundreds of non-emergency operations and outpatient appointments have been cancelled across Scotland as health boards look to divert resources to A&E and critically ill patients.
The NHS: Hundreds of hospital appointments cancelled

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register

Already registered?

Sign in

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus