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Health News Spot - Health warning! Clicking any item will take you to the full BBC news item which can be distracting!

Cost legacy of decades-old NHS blunders begins to rise

Experts say maternity wards are still making the same "avoidable errors".

Man ruptures throat by stifling a sneeze

Clamping your nose and mouth shut when you need to sneeze is dangerous, doctors warn the public.

Employers urged to 'normalise' menopause in the workplace

A BBC survey found 70% of women did not tell their employers about their menopause symptoms.

Manchester Children's Hospital: 'Dangerously low' staffing levels reported

Using an "honesty box" to voice their concerns, medical staff say they fear patients' safety is being risked.