The squeeze on public spending and the drop in nurse numbers since 2010 has contributed to 120,000 unnecessary deaths in England, according to new research.
Thousands of women with previously untreatable breast cancer have been given new hope after health officials approved two new “breakthrough” drugs for NHS use.
NHS bosses are deliberately avoiding filling vacant positions for up to a year in a bid to make savings, MSPs were told.
Scotland must develop a new approach to the use of targets in health and social care, according to an expert review.
A post-Brexit windfall predicted by pro-Leave economists should be used to boost the NHS by an extra £350 million a week, prominent Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has said.
Westminster is being urged to guarantee the rights of European citizens working in the NHS as figures showed almost two thirds of European doctors working in the health service across the UK could quit in the wake of Brexit.
Almost half of NHS doctors from continental Europe are considering quitting the UK because of Brexit, and nearly one in five has already made solid plans to do so, according to a new survey.
Longer waiting times for surgery may be putting patients’ welfare at risk, a leading medical organisation has warned.
Three-quarters of hospital doctors have raised concerns that plans aimed at transforming the health service are being used to make cuts to the NHS, a new poll suggests.
Millions of pounds are being wasted on reassessing people with Parkinson’s for benefits even though their condition will never improve, campaigners have warned.
Maternity units have been urged to investigate after figures revealed differences in care for mothers and babies across Britain.
One in 10 people in England will be on the NHS waiting list in three years, the head of NHS England has said.
Hospitals in England are spending £900 less per person than Germany, an expert has warned.
The staff at Moray’s biggest hospital have become the stellar cast in a video that was beamed onto the side of the building.
Health officials are looking at a mandatory way of sharing best safety practice across the NHS, Jeremy Hunt has said.
Abortion services will be able to treat women from Northern Ireland without a detrimental impact on patients in Scotland, MSPs have been told.
Breastfeeding rates have increased slightly in Scotland but still remain low compared to other countries, new figures show.
Death rates for cancer are 61% higher in the most-deprived parts of Scotland , new figures show.
Health bosses are drafting an ambitious vision to use Moray’s biggest hospital as a “training and education centre” in an attempt to break a cycle of recruitment crises.
North Korea has been publicly blamed by the UK’s Security Minister for the WannaCry cyber attack which hit the NHS.
Health services for people at a high risk of dementia need overhauled to focus on early diagnosis and treatment, experts have said.
A hospital linked to a trial scheme to move recuperating NHS patients into Airbnb-style private accommodation to free up beds has insisted it has no intention to support the plan “at this time”.
Mass casualty events including terror attacks and the Grenfell Tower tragedy have “tested” the NHS this year, experts have said.
A watchdog has found that 280,000 more non-emergency operations could be carried out by NHS hospitals a year if schedules were better organised, it has been reported.
The Tories have launched a national campaign to boost the numbers of doctors amid evidence around 3,000 may have left Scotland to work abroad in recent years.
New rules have come into force that require all providers of treatment on the NHS to establish if patients are eligible for free care as part of efforts to tackle health tourism.
People are being urged not to ask their doctor for antibiotics as part of a new campaign aimed at tackling growing resistance to the drugs.
Changes to the way assaults on NHS staff are recorded have been criticised by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN).
The Tories have warned of "severe" consequences if out-of-hours GP shifts continue to go unfilled over the winter months.
The tarnished gold of autumn leaves dapple in the sunshine, and there’s a nip in the air despite the clear blue sky.
The health service will find it difficult to meet treatment targets without increased funding, an NHS executive has said.
Almost 2,000 people in the Lothians waited more than an hour for an ambulance in a 12-month period, new figures have shown.