Amy Corderoy

Amy Corderoy

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

Doctor's 'astonishing error' in baby's treatment

Amy Corderoy After colleagues raised concerns, serious errors were found in the care given by a doctor at the Sydney Children's Hospital.

Baby suffers seizures after formula replaced with cordial

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Amy Corderoy A six-month-old girl has suffered from life-threatening seizures after her mother fed her cordial because she could not afford to buy her infant formula.

Anti-vaccination group forced to change name


Amy Corderoy A controversial group that claims vaccines cause autism and cancer will be forced to change its name after a tribunal found it was likely to mislead parents into thinking it provides fair and...

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Call for age limit after chiropractor breaks baby's neck


Julia Medew, Amy Corderoy A baby's neck has been broken by a chiropractor, leading doctors to recommend the profession should stop treating children.

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When First World problems rule over common sense


Amy Corderoy and Melanie Mahoney It's almost unbelievable: when it comes to immunisation, health authorities are warning about prestigious postcodes such as Vaucluse and Mosman in the same breath as remote and disadvantaged...

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NSW in whooping cough epidemic


Amy Corderoy A whooping cough epidemic has led NSW to record its highest number of new cases of the disease.

Boys' sickness traced to an old crystal decanter


Amy Corderoy A mother's milk is supposed to give her child the best start in life. So Alicia* was horrified when she discovered her milk was slowly poisoning her baby boys.