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Poor Clare Colettine nuns walk back to their monastery after a funeral (CNS)

The nuns who have doctors baffled

Doctors are unable to explain why a nun’s brain fully invaded with Alzheimer’s kept functioning at a high level

Nikki Kenward of Distant Voices: 'The psychiatric profession is letting people down'

The number of mental health patients killed by euthanasia in the Netherlands has quadrupled from 13 to 56 in the last four years

Professor Patrick Pullicino

Professor Patrick Pullicino has said that practices proposed by a new report might endanger the safety of patients

A professor has suggested in the BMJ that hydrating and feeding dementia patients ‘skews’ resources

The recent scandals in the NHS highlight our society’s lack of respect for old people. We should offer more help to families caring for relatives, but we also have to change our attitude towards the elderly