Government's decision sets scene for renewed confrontation and possibly more strikes
Toddler died of sepsis after helpline staff told his mother 'it's nothing serious'
More than 6,500 people are waiting for an organ transplant
Medics insist patient safety and not pay or politics lies behind first walkout in 40 years
From desperate refugees to the struggling NHS – it has been a year of tragedy and misfortune for many
Finding beds in the community for frail and elderly would free up hospital space, says Nuffield Trust
The NHS says that there is 'some scientific evidence' that acupuncture works, but many researchers remain sceptical
Targets are not being met in many parts of the country – and experts warn 'the worst is yet to come'
Celebrities and politicians sign open letter to David Cameron demanding equality for mental health
Report uncovers 'unacceptable' NHS record on care and safety, with just two trusts deemed 'outstanding'
Storm breaks out as doctors are offered £11k to keep hospital referrals down
World-renowned hospital deemed 'inadequate' by inspectors and this could be 'just the tip of the iceberg'
New research from Alzheimer's Research UK reveals that a national health crisis is looming in Britain
Health Secretary wants one in four smartphone users to be able to link up directly with the NHS by 2017
Health service comes under fire for allowing personal health budgets to be spent on 'treats' for patients
Lifestyle changes vital to prevent more cases of type 2 diabetes, say medical experts
Health service warned financial plans are 'quite simply unaffordable'
Privatisation of the NHS is a hot topic amid concerns over the health service's 'financial hole'
Health secretary claims thousands of patients are dying because of Monday-to-Friday NHS culture
Jeremy Hunt announces new move as two reports give bleak assessments of NHS finances