Labour has pledged to outspend the Tories by investing an additional £26 billion in the NHS to rebuild “crumbling” hospitals and improve patient care if the party wins the General Election.
Health funding will be boosted by £26 billion under a Labour government which will cover the cost by taxing the richest in society, the party has pledged.
A new high-tech headset that delivers an electrical pulse to the brain has been developed to help people sleep better.
Nurses in Northern Ireland have voted to take strike action over pay and staffing levels.
The possession of small amounts of drugs for personal use should be decriminalised across the UK, according to MPs.
Doctors are urging people to stay safe over bonfire night after new data revealed thousands of people end up in hospital due to firework and bonfire injuries.
A disease that can harm the brain which is spread to humans by tick bites has been identified in the UK for the first time.
Walkers who trekked 20 miles overnight through central London were greeted with cheers and bacon sandwiches on Sunday morning at the finish line for an event to raise awareness of suicide.
Poorly pensioners are paying “hugely unfair” prices to watch TV in their hospital beds - because NHS Grampian is locked into a contract signed more than a decade ago.
Patients are being urged to take blood pressure drugs in the evening rather than the morning to cut their risk of an early death.
MPs have called for some drug offences to be decriminalised, in a bid to prevent the rising number of related deaths.
Cancer patients are too afraid to ask for support because they are worried about adding to the workload of overstretched NHS staff, a charity fears.
Plans to connect two coastal Moray communities with a £2 million cycle path have moved up a gear.
More than a million extra people have become active in the last four years, with increasing numbers of women and older people lacing up their trainers, new research suggests.
Vapers should not stand with smokers because it could entice them into smoking, but there is no danger to the public from passive vaping, an expert has claimed.
In her monthly column Susan Webb, director of public health for NHS Grampian, talks about the signs of a stroke
Thousands of patients with incurable breast cancer are repeatedly visiting GPs before they are diagnosed amid concerns their symptoms are not being taken seriously or misinterpreted, a new report has suggested.
A health board has launched a “zimmer amnesty” urging people to return unused walking frames, sticks and crutches as part of a drive to be more environmentally friendly.
Outgoing Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies has made a series of bold recommendations to tackle childhood obesity.
An advert featuring the Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex to promote a new mental health campaign sparked such a surge in traffic it crashed its website.
The parents of a five-year-old boy battling leukaemia have been “gobsmacked” after the success of a £500,000 appeal to pay for lifesaving treatment.
The Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex will voice a new mental health campaign during a “national takeover” that will be simultaneously broadcast to millions of television viewers.
The mother of a severely disabled girl who won the right to take her daughter to an Italian hospital has called for the law to be reviewed.
A couple given the go-ahead to move their severely disabled daughter to an Italian hospital will not face a further legal fight.
Healthcare workers have a “very strong professional responsibility” to get the winter flu jab, officials have warned, after less than half of staff in some parts of the country were vaccinated last season.
Older patients stuck in hospital can age the equivalent of 30 years in just three weeks, according to a new report.
Three drug firms have been found provisionally guilty by the competition watchdog of colluding over the supply of a life-saving treatment for thousands of patients on the NHS.
NHS Wales has urged people not to panic over medicine supplies in the event of a no-deal Brexit, as it gave a tour of its facility storing products in case of supply issues.
Have you decided to go ‘Sober for October’? Or do you wish you’d received an invite to the London Chocolate Forum to celebrate Chocolate Week?
Campaigners have said the UK’s immigration system “defies basic common sense” after a young doctor who has spent the majority of her life in the country was asked to leave.
Two women a day are thought to be dying needlessly because of a “heart attack gender gap” where they do not receive equal treatment to men, a charity said.
A new ultrasound technology that could pick up far more cases of cancer and cut the need for biopsies has been developed by scientists.