Sophie Hutchinson is a Health Correspondent for BBC News.
She reports on major health stories for national TV and radio, mainly broadcasting on BBC One, BBC News Channel, Radio 4 and Radio 5Live.
She covers Government health policy, NHS reforms, medical research and ethical and legal debates, and has a specialist knowledge of a wide range of both medical and political issues.
Sophie has a particular interest in mental health and and was shortlisted for a MIND Mental Health Award 2015.
She joined the BBC in January 2001 as a general news reporter, and has a Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Hons) in French Studies.