Amy is Health Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald. Before working at the Herald she worked as a freelance journalist and radio presenter, as well as writing for a number of publications for doctors. She also keeps a health blog at www.dailylife.com.au.
Medicinal cannabis: study finds Australians suffering chronic pain get more relief from cannabis than conventional medicines
Amy Corderoy Australians suffering from chronic pain may get more relief from their symptoms using cannabis than they do from some conventional medications, a study indicates.
Amy Corderoy NSW will get three "one-stop shop" treatment centres for people with mental illness and their families.
Amy Corderoy Taking Country away from people is like committing Spiritual Genocide says photojournalist Ingetje Tadros who spent over six months in Kennedy Hill, a remote Aboriginal community in Western...
Amy Corderoy Taking Country away from people is akin to spiritual genocide says photojournalist Ingetje Tadros who spent over six months in Kennedy Hill, a remote Aboriginal community in Western Australia.
Amy Corderoy A rift has emerged within the body that represents the interests of hundreds of thousands of Australians who suffer from severe allergic reactions to gluten, after it supported a food-industry push...
Amy Corderoy Doctors at Royal North Shore Hospital have passed a motion of no confidence in the hospital board over the planned sale of parcel of land which they say will jeopordise treatment for years to come.
Amy Corderoy and Emma Partridge They came in their thousands. Lining up in the summer sun for up to half an hour for the chance to leave their tributes to Sydney's siege victims.
Amy Corderoy The NSW Mental Health Commission has revealed an overhaul of mental healthcare in the state.
Amy Corderoy The silence still haunts them. It filled the room as mother-to-be Cindy had the ultrasound on her 25 week-old foetus.
Amy Corderoy Public health researchers and advocates are outraged that representatives from the alcohol industry were able to attend the recent Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs meeting and vote on strategies...
Amy Corderoy People living in Western Sydney are far more likely to experience inadequate communication and properly planned care than those in other parts of the state, according to a major report that indicates...
Amy Corderoy NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner has triggered a war of words between doctors and pharmacists by committing to allowing pharmacists to deliver vaccines.
Amy Corderoy Invasive naked searched by police have increased by almost a third in NSW, with thousands of NSW residents forced through the invasive process on the basis of sniffer dogs incorrectly indicating they...
Amy Corderoy Tens of thousands of people are being subjected to "intrusive and humiliating'' unjustified police searches.
Amy Corderoy Next week Caterina Kairuz will celebrate one year of being free from cancer. But the special treatment she received isn't available to all, due to cost.
Amy Corderoy Parts of NSW sweltered through record high temperatures and severe fire danger on Sunday, with the hot weather lasting well into the afternoon.
Amy Corderoy It's getting hot. Parts of NSW have already hit 43 degrees, with some children's sporting matches cancelled and Sydneysiders heading to the beach.
Amy Corderoy NSW has no public hospital beds for pregnant women with mental health problems.
Amy Corderoy Ecstasy is becoming easier to access and record numbers of drug users are trying new drugs.
Amy Corderoy Small "cannabis clubs" are popping up across NSW as more people seek to use the drugs for medical purposes, as pressure builds across the country to allow its legal use.