Profile: Helen McArdle

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Health Correspondent

Helen has been a journalist for 12 years, after starting as a trainee reporter on the Sunday Herald. She went on to work for the Herald, spending three years as transport correspondent, before taking on the role of Health Correspondent in November 2016, covering health news and health-related science. She won the British Journalism Awards category for Health and Science Journalism in 2018 and News Story of the Year at the UK-wide Medical Journalists' Association for the Herald's coverage of NHS Tayside's use of charity funds. She has also been shortlisted for awards at the Scottish Press Awards, and UK Regional Press Awards

Latest articles from Helen McArdle

West Glasgow Ambulatory care hospital at Yorkhill, Glasgow (Photograph by Colin Mearns/Herald&Times)
Neurological complications were so rare than they had to be counted in terms of an excess of cases per 10 million people
With some cancer procedures already being postponed and hospitals at capacity, clinicians say the bed and staffing shortages have been years in the making
The health board has said it is working hard to 'minimise disruption' for patients as thousands of political leaders and climate campaigners descend on Glasgow in November
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been under pressure to bring back facemasks and home working in England, along with vaccine passports
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More than 800 Covid deaths in fully vaccinated Scots as over-80s make up increasing share of admissions
There are currently no treatments available to help the hearts in people with diabetes recover after a heart attack
The booster jag rollout is seen as crucial to limiting infections and serious illness for older and more vulnerable individuals over winter
The doctor, who qualified in Edinburgh, is likely to be struck off and deported (Pic: Stock image)