Fiftieth anniversary prompts philosophy lecturer Alasdair Richmond to pose some timely questions
Government responds to the public inquiry into the Stafford Hospital scandal with more NHS reforms
Over-75s assigned a named GP, while 100,000 of country’s frailest patients to be given better care
NHS bosses say reforms will help 'creaking' A&E departments, but will patients be left confused?
'Crude' vouchers are 'a smack in the face' for mothers already consumed with guilt, says critic
Secret recording shows 'international organ dealer' suggest $35,000 payment for kidney
Nearly one in four NHS walk-in centres have closed in past three years despite high demand
Patients said to be put at risk after staff were 'bullied' into falsifying data to meet national targets
Copper Wristfy bracelet warms skin directly, reducing the need to heat buildings
Medical professionals at Guantanamo Bay and war bases accused of violating oath to 'do no harm'
Andre Villas-Boas criticised for allowing keeper to play on after being knocked unconscious
Court of Appeal rules that Health Secretary acted illegally in bid to make cuts at London hospital
Warning comes as British Medical Association softens its opposition to round-the-clock care
Care Quality Commission raises concern about a quarter of NHS trusts in England following analysis
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt hopes to save money by charging temporary immigrants a £200 fee
Reports suggest planet will be devastated by strike, but experts say there are long odds on an apocalypse
New chief inspector of adult social care proposes mystery shoppers, secret cameras and a 'mum test'
Minister lashes 'wicked' GM opponents for 'casting dark shadow' over efforts to feed world
Groundbreaking work by British scientists finds drug that stops neurodegenerative diseases killing cells
GlaxoSmithKline seeking approval for RTS,S shot after it halved cases of malaria in young children