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Lives 'destroyed by NHS eating disorder failures'As more than a million people struggle with illnesses such as anorexia, two reports say more must be [...]

Listeria outbreak: More affected hospitals namedEight hospitals have reported cases of listeria linked to sandwiches and salads eaten by patients. [...]

Hyponatraemia whistleblower and health service 'failed'An inquiry came to the wrong conclusions over a whistleblower's hyponatraemia concerns, investi [...]

Lyme disease has 'dominated' my lifeMorven-May MacCallum speaks out as GPs are urged to be vigilant about the infection spread by ticks. [...]

The 'brutal reality' for alcohol-damaged childrenA new support service is launched to help families with children who were exposed to alcohol in the [...]

The story of a Cornish fishing town’s hunt for a new family doctor has a happy ending after health c [...]

NHS England has outlined a series of practical plans and actions designed to help young carers who m [...]

Cara Charles Banks, the head of the hospital which treated victims of the Salisbury nerve agent atta [...]

NHS chief Simon Stevens today called on tech firms to help the health service become a world leader [...]

We are delighted to announce today that Amanda Pritchard has been appointed as the NHS’ Chief Operat [...]

The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) recommends reducing some d [...]

How the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) recognises Medical Physics Experts (MPEs) as com [...]

Guidance and forms (HSA1, HSA2 and HSA4) for recording information about abortions in England and Wa [...]

The Cabinet Secretary has announced Chris Whitty as the new Chief Medical Officer for England and th [...]

Sets out the CIA Model and guidance on how it should be used to support economic appraisals in busin [...]

What is the current situation regarding safe nurse staffing laws What lessons can be learnt from the [...]

Figures also show 3% fall in consumption of alcohol in Scotland last yearAlcohol sales in Scotland h [...]

Researchers say working eight hours has same positive impact as full-time employmentThe benefits of [...]

The endless targets and tests are clearly causing harm, writes Fiona Carnie. And Janet Mearns lament [...]

My friend and former colleague Steve Coventry, who has died aged 66 of cancer, was committed to publ [...]

May’s plan to train teachers to spot mental health problems is worthless when her government has but [...]

Suicide rates among young people in the US have increased to their highest since 2000, new figures s [...]

Mass forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience in China over years constitutes crimes aga [...]

The World Health Organization has urged governments around the world to implement a tool to reduce t [...]

It’s not actually the overt comments that really hurt. At least things are out in the open—in your f [...]

Like many other GPs around the country, I’m spending more and more time writing medical reports to a [...]

A new pilot scheme encouraging people with diabetes to self-manage their condition using an interact [...]

The average daily rates received by locums have risen in most parts of the country over the past 12 [...]

GPs could help to speed up diagnosis of patients with colorectal cancer and other serious bowel dise [...]

The government's independent review of the partnership model should ensure there is increased f [...]

Dame Clare Marx has been named as the new chair of the GMC - the first woman in history to hold the [...]

Online pharmacy Valisure reported that it found a new cancer-causing impurity in some versions of wi [...]

China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the b [...]

(Reuters Health) - More patients are bringing pictures of their skin problems to their dermatologist [...]

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws wi [...]

Bayer AG has asked a California judge to overrule a $2 billion verdict by jurors who found the compa [...]