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Nine-year-olds added to malicious WhatsApp groups

Schools warn thousands of parents on Tyneside about malicious group chats on the messaging app.

Paxman: Parkinson’s makes you wish you’d not been born

The former University Challenge presenter delivers a list of recommendations to Downing Street.

NHS spring Covid booster jab bookings to open

People eligible for the free vaccine in England, including everyone aged over 74, can book from Monday.

Unpaid carers shocked at having to repay thousands

Two ex-ministers say the government should pause demands for large sums of money from benefits overpayments.

Gang culture at neurosurgery department, doctor alleges

Neurosurgeon Mansoor Foroughi alleges he was dismissed after he raised safety concerns.

PM defends NHS record as targets missed in England

The latest figures show many patients face long waits, but the PM insists headway is being made.

Can health secretary name NHS trusts performing well?

Victoria Atkins is challenged to name some health trusts meeting their targets to cut waiting lists.

First migraine pill could help 170,000 in England

The oral treatment – the first of its kind – could soon be available after being recommended for NHS use.

Hospital patient spent nine days in locker room

Zoe Carlin says she was left dehumanised after being admitted to hospital with chest pains.

Laughing gas abuse caused student’s death – coroner

At the time of Ms Mercer’s death possession was not illegal but that changed last November.