More than 200 private patients at a hospital linked to the Ian Paterson breast surgery scandal have been recalled over concerns a surgeon may have performed “unnecessary” operations on them.
NHS Highland chief executive Iain Stewart is quitting the post to take up a role in Orkney, the health authority has announced.
GPs who suspect a patient has coronavirus must put them in isolation and avoid physically examining them, official guidance says.
The Welsh NHS recorded its worst ever A&E waiting times figures last month, with just 72.1% of patients seen within four hours.
The NHS is “ready to respond appropriately” to any cases of coronavirus that emerge in the UK, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said.
Eight medical abortions were carried out in Northern Ireland last year.
Ozzy Osbourne has thanked fans for their support after he revealed he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
There has been a steep rise in rates of cervical cancer among women aged 25 to 29, a charity has warned.
A father of two with an incurable form of blood cancer is releasing a charity single, backed by comedian Al Murray, in a bid to find a donor.
Four people have died and hundreds have been infected by a new coronavirus that appears to have originated in China.
The NHS in England faces £4.3 billion in legal fees to settle outstanding claims of clinical negligence.
Students training to become paramedics, radiographers and physiotherapists will be among those benefiting from new £5,000 grants, ministers have announced.
Period products will be available to all schools and colleges in England from next week, the government has said.
High earners could end up being given pension tax breaks as part of efforts to get doctors to take on more shifts, The Times has reported.
Boris Johnson has conceded NHS waiting times are “unacceptable” in the face of demands from Jeremy Corbyn for action to help patients.
Mesh implants for hernia repair are being used on NHS patients without adequate clinical evidence, according to an investigation.
Being wealthy can add eight to nine years to a healthy lifespan, research suggests.
Conversations about mental health must happen more frequently if we are to stop the stigma around it. That’s the view of 27-year-old Gemma Patterson who, following a childhood trauma, battled with PTSD as a teenager.
Increasing numbers of patients are waiting more than four hours to be seen at A&E departments, which also saw a record number of attendances and ambulance callouts in December.
The NHS experienced its busiest month on record in December with an unprecedented number of A&E attendances and ambulance call-outs.
Selena Gomez has said finding out she has mental health issues and getting on the right medication has “completely changed” her life.
The head of the South Eastern Health Trust has called for a resurrection of Stormont to tackle demands for pay parity.
Almost 900 “excess deaths” are thought to have occurred during the heatwaves of summer 2019, official data shows.
The Department of Health has urged trade unions to return to talks ahead of planned strike action this week.
Hundreds of haemophiliacs could have been spared infection with HIV if England had sought help from Scotland in manufacturing blood products, new documents suggest.
NHS England has announced plans aimed at preventing up to 16,500 emergency hospital admissions for headaches and migraines each year.
A senior NHS doctor has warned new year dieters against quick-fix solutions, which can lead to heart problems and even unplanned pregnancies.
A new screening system for sepsis in newborns currently being trialled in the UK is 30% less effective than the process already used by the NHS, according to a new study.
The smoking ban has topped the list of the UK’s greatest public health achievements of the 21st century, sector leaders have announced.
House of Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle has revealed he was diagnosed with diabetes shortly before the general election.
Health experts have welcomed funding commitments to help the NHS as a “relief”, but cautioned that money will not immediately solve the mounting pressures facing the health service.
Front-line healthcare services need adapting to better support the often chaotic lives of people living rough on the street, according to a new study.