Female genital mutilation: what is it and why hasn't it been stopped?

Thu 19 Mar, AT 14:25

More than 125 million girls and women alive today have been victims of FGM – and the UK isn't immune

NHS worker

NHS 'culture of fear' revealed as Hunt announces reform

One-Minute Read
Wed 11 Feb, AT 10:17

Health secretary seeks to protect whistleblowers who sound the alarm about health service failings

NHS hospital

'Disastrous' NHS restructuring at the root of current crisis

One-Minute Read
Fri 6 Feb, AT 11:50

The 'damaging' NHS reforms made by the coalition have been condemned by a leading think-tank

Nick Clegg

'Zero suicide' goal: Nick Clegg says NHS must act

One-Minute Read
Mon 19 Jan, AT 11:54

Deputy prime minister argues that suicide is 'not inevitable' and calls for a nationwide action plan

A&E waiting times the worst for a decade

One-Minute Read
Tue 6 Jan, AT 09:28

Latest quarterly figures show that hospitals in England are failing to meet target time

Infectious disease specialist conducts blood tests for Ebola

Ebola: two children being tested for virus in Newcastle

One-Minute Read
Fri 28 Nov, AT 13:32

Children tested in Infectious Diseases Isolation Unit after showing viral symptoms on return from Africa


The 'super-obese' under-25s having gastric band surgery

One-Minute Read
Mon 10 Nov, AT 10:06

Surgeons say cost of obesity crisis could bankrupt the NHS – but operations can save money

NHS hospital

NHS wasting £2bn by handing out too many drugs and tests

One-Minute Read
Thu 6 Nov, AT 08:39

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges calls on doctors and nurses to stop overprescribing medication


NHS: what you need to know about the 'radical' proposals

Thu 23 Oct, AT 11:57

Health bosses are asking for an extra £8bn to implement a drastic five-year plan for the NHS – but what does it involve?

Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt: hospital mistakes cost NHS up to £2.5bn a year

One-Minute Read
Thu 16 Oct, AT 08:34

But Royal College of Nursing says ministers need to invest in more staff to improve patient care