When Women Are Denied Pain Relief During Invasive Procedures
In the UK, hysteroscopies—a procedure by which doctors examine the inside of the uterus—are routinely performed without any form of pain relief. For some women, the experience can be unbearably painful, and traumatizing.
The Problems with the UK's Legalization of Medical Cannabis
And what could be done to fix them.
This Is What It Looks Like When You Get Hit With WannaCry
Watch, don't touch.
The Beauty of the British Hospital Canteen
Despite funding cuts and back door privatization, the NHS is still Britain’s greatest achievement. And where better to taste that founding spirit of care and social justice than in its communal dining spaces?
mental health in rugby league
Shattering Stereotypes, Breaking Barriers: How Rugby League Is Embracing Mental Health
While rugby league is often stereotyped as a rough, gruff, northern game, it currently stands head and shoulders above other sports in the way it confronts mental health, and the silence and stigma that come with it.
Google Appears to Think the UK's Health Service Is a Botnet
Or at least something weird is going on, since NHS network users are being forced to verify they're human before using Google.
VICE Long Reads
Exploring the Mental Health Crisis in Britain's Prisons
The police, the probation service and the country's health services are all feeling the strain of dealing with offenders with mental health problems—and in many cases failing.
What British Doctors and Nurses Are Saying About the UK Healthcare Crisis
The hospitals are a "warzone."
The 2016 Fiction Issue
'He Had Tried to Have His Testicles Removed on the NHS'
A metaphysical meditation on the meaning of life, told in the form of the spiritual awakening of a man who wanted to be a woman in Britain.
NHS Hospitals Are Running Thousands of Computers on Unsupported Windows XP
According to Freedom of Information Act requests, plenty of English hospitals haven't yet switched to a more up to date operating system.
Ransomware Targets UK Hospitals, But NHS Won't Pay Up
Freedom of Information requests show that, although some UK hospitals have been infected by ransomware, they're not paying up.
Europe: The Final Countdown
How Brexit Could Affect People with Anxiety Disorders in the UK
There are many things to consider. In a prosaic sense, what will it do for self-esteem and confidence?