Prescription charges would be scrapped in England under a Labour government which would also set up a “publicly-owned generic drugs manufacturer”, the party has pledged.
Inspectors say they are increasingly concerned about the pressure on NHS hospitals as new figures show more than half of A&E departments are inadequate or require improvement.
The NHS is pledging to cut more than 100 million plastic straws, cups and cutlery items from hospitals across England each year.
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.
The head of the NHS has urged the Government to be “led by the evidence” showing the so-called sugar tax has worked, days before the results of a review into whether it should be extended to all unhealthy foods are due.
Charity bosses have confirmed they will close an Aberdeen guest house set up to accommodate families of patients from Orkney and Shetland when their relatives are sick in hospital.
Older patients stuck in hospital can age the equivalent of 30 years in just three weeks, according to a new report.
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.
The Government has pledged to take control of medicine shortages for key drugs, including hormone replacement therapy (HRT), by restricting exports.
NHS Improvement urged hospitals to work with Experian to check whether patients could receive free treatment, in a bid to tackle overseas health tourism.
Boris Johnson is to announce a £200 million cash injection to replace MRI machines, CT scanners and breast screening equipment.
Scientists have developed a test which can predict whether a melanoma is unlikely to spread or could return.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said he will not “rule out” bold action to protect children as new figures showed fewer are receiving routine NHS vaccinations.
Is it possible that doctors are putting us at greater risk from dementia with routine prescriptions for other illnesses?
Prescription charges will be abolished in England if Labour enter government, the party has announced.
Prescription charges will be abolished in England if Labour enter government, the party is set to announce.
Labour’s general secretary Jennie Formby has paid an emotional tribute to the NHS, saying it saved her life after she was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year.
A father who confronted Boris Johnson over the state of the NHS when the Prime Minister made a visit to a hospital has said that his daughter is doing better.
NHS hospitals are stepping back in time with vintage makeovers to help dementia patients cope with stress and anxiety.
An angry parent of a sick baby told Boris Johnson the NHS was being destroyed during a confrontation in a hospital corridor.
Men who carry a faulty gene have almost double the risk of prostate cancer, researchers say.
Hospital operator Spire Healthcare has swung to a first-half profit after it was buoyed by cost-cutting measures and increased numbers of NHS referrals.
Hundreds of patients have suffered due to NHS blunders so serious they should never happen, new data shows.
Bitter pill to swallow as Kingussie residents hit with £5 prescription delivery charge – despite no alternative for controlled drugs
Fears have been voiced that the elderly and most vulnerable will be hit the hardest as a north pharmacy introduces new fees on the delivery of NHS prescriptions.
More than half of pregnant women are overweight or obese at the start of pregnancy and the figure is rising, data shows.
The UK sits at the bottom of a major league table for cancer survival in high-income countries, researchers have warned.
The NHS has agreed to fund a drug for children with a rare degenerative disease weeks before families were due to go to court.
Plans to change pension rules to enable NHS consultants and GPs to work longer hours without big tax bills will be set out by Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Wednesday.
The NHS has launched a campaign to encourage more people to talk about their feelings after new figures revealed how many people in the north and north-east who took their own lives last year.
An Aberdeenshire mum has praised the surgeons who changed her son's life by taking his skull apart and then rebuilding it "like a puzzle".
A mother-of-two from Tain who has battled Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for 15 years is attempting to raise £42,000 for what she hopes will be life-changing treatment in Russia.