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.
Amy Corderoy Hundreds of people may have been exposed to HIV and other infectious diseases after they received treatment at a Macquarie Street hair replacement clinic.
Amy Corderoy NSW is on track for the first time to receive millions of dollars in federal health funding for meeting tough targets on emergency and surgery wait times.
Amy Corderoy Patients in some hospitals are up to four times more likely to die after common procedures such as hip surgery than in others, major analyses of NSW hospitals show.
Amy Corderoy Doctors who provide ''fly-in, fly-out'' treatment in remote parts of NSW have been told health authorities will no longer pay for their flights - a cost-cutting move it is feared could decimate...
Amy Corderoy In outback NSW, when something goes horribly wrong, sometimes there is no one there to help.
Amy Corderoy Cancer patients and doctors have rounded on the state government for rejecting the findings of a report calling on it to decriminalise small amounts of cannabis use for people dying of cancer and...
Amy Corderoy Nearly one in five soil samples taken from family homes in NSW has been found to exceed federal limits for contamination with lead.
Amy Corderoy Two last-minute entrants have taken out the top spots in the inaugural Run Sydney half marathon at Sydney Olympic Park.
Amy Corderoy, Rachel Browne Exposure to high levels of aircraft noise could put people at risk of developing heart disease and stroke, research has found.
Amy Corderoy Patients in need of chemotherapy are being forced to wait up to five weeks because the St George Cancer Centre does not have the resources it needs to deal with increasing demand.
Amy Corderoy People who suffer heart attacks outside a hospital are more likely to die today than five years ago, and this has sparked calls for the urgent installation of defibrillators across the state.
Amy Corderoy A loophole will allow drugs sold as "food" to be exempted from laws pre-emptively banning all new synthetic drugs, the Greens say.
Amy Corderoy A sharp rise in Australian children born in India shows laws criminalising commercial surrogacy are doing nothing to stop parents going overseas to find birth mothers for their children, surrogacy...
Amy Corderoy Leading medical and legal groups have called on government MPs to abandon a proposed law that would for the first time define a 20-week-old foetus as a "person".
Amy Corderoy Pressure is mounting on the Liberal Party to drop a new law that would for the first time define a 20-week-old foetus as a “person”.
Amy Corderoy Inner-city families are unwittingly exposing their children to the risk of sickness and even brain damage from lead hidden in backyard soil and old paint, a study has found.
Amy Corderoy The waiting list for children in desperate need of a kidney transplant could be slashed by a third after a pioneering procedure at Sydney Children's Hospital.
Amy Corderoy One in four tobacco retailers has been caught breaking the rules on cigarette sales in a sting the Cancer Council says shows tobacco laws are failing.
Amy Corderoy Hoarding is on the rise as people become increasingly isolated and have more access to cheap goods, an expert in the disorder says.
Amy Corderoy NSW has some of the highest-potency marijuana in the world, the first Australian research to measure the chemical composition of cannabis seizures has found.