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Parents of sick babies need more leave, charity saysParents of sick babies need more paternity and maternity leave, a neonatal charity says. [...]

Short bursts of intense exercise 'better for weight loss'Researchers suggest bursts of high intensity workouts, like sprinting, are more effective for weight [...]

Most hip and knee replacements 'last longer than thought'This helps doctors who often struggle to answer questions from patients on how they will last. [...]

Brain function of night owls and larks differ, study suggestsLate risers have poorer attention, slower reactions and increased sleepiness, a study suggests. [...]

A&E waits at worst level for 15 years in EnglandNearly 330,000 A&E patients waited for more than four hours last month in England. [...]

NHS chief Simon Stevens has today challenged vehicle manufacturers to help “blue lights go green” an [...]

Scott Mitchell, the husband of acting legend Barbara Windsor, has today issued a Valentine’s Day cal [...]

Teenagers accounted for more than 1,000 admissions to hospital as a result of assaults with a knife [...]

Lung cancer scanning trucks that operate from supermarket car parks are being rolled out across the [...]

The NHS England Board meeting was broadcast live on 31 January 2019 as part of our commitment to mak [...]

What you need to do to ensure continued use of human organs, tissues and cells (including reproducti [...]

The Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983 has set out recommendations for government on h [...]

The government is making changes to existing secondary legislation to make it easier for the first i [...]

The Quick-frozen Foodstuffs (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 fix the inoperability of retained [...]

The Sprouts and Seeds (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 fix the inoperabilities of retained EU [...]

A long-standing chief executive has argued NHS trust leaders are treated too inconsistently, as thos [...]

Children’s and young people’s services at a major acute trust have been rated “inadequate” after con [...]

A review of deaths at a trust with elevated mortality rates has suggested coding issues, and not car [...]

A public health charity providing “vital” services has been forced to close this year after losing m [...]

HSJ brings you an end-of-week fix of Brexit roundup health news. [...]

The meltdown of the Royal College of Nursing last year was “traumatising” but has opened the door fo [...]

People needing urgent care were asked to pay despite qualifying for free treatmentHospitals have wro [...]

A project by fine art and fashion photographers and models with Down’s syndrome is challenging conce [...]

Number of nurses leaving the service almost triples – at a time of more than 40,000 nursing vacancie [...]

One live cornea is £2,000, a kidney £700… the illegal trade which thrives on povertyHow much is an o [...]

The broadcaster did viewers a disservice in refusing to offer information over a Call the Midwife pl [...]

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence welcomes this important comment on our approac [...]

“In Manchester we’re probably a little bit ahead of the descriptions around primary care networks th [...]

It’s winter, so where’s the winter meltdown?This year the traditional lament has fallen silent. Ther [...]

Very few UK patients have gained access to previously illegal cannabis based medicinal products sinc [...]

Johnson and Johnson will give pricing information for its most prescribed drug, the anticoagulant ri [...]

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 [...]

A combination of Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda and Pfizer Inc's Inlyta helped pa [...]

Only half of France's farmland could do without glyphosate-based weed-killers by 2021, the coun [...]

Indonesia will push back by as much as seven years an October deadline for halal labels on food, dru [...]

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Friday proposed coverage of expensive [...]

Nektar Therapeutics said on Friday some patients with advanced bladder cancer treated with a combina [...]