Statins: doctors attack plans to increase prescriptions

Briefing Wed 11 Jun, AT 11:28

Eight leading doctors object to plans to prescribe statins to people with a low risk of heart disease

A young girl waits at a medical centre

Failure to tackle FGM is a 'national scandal', say MPs

One-Minute Read Thu 3 Jul, AT 10:04

MPs criticise schools, police and the CPS and demand a national action plan to end the practice

A&E locum spending soars by 60% amid 'recruitment crisis'

One-Minute Read Tue 14 Jan, AT 09:19

Intense work, anti-social hours and low pay putting junior doctors off accident and emergency units

Liam Fox

Don't ring-fence budget of 'wasteful' NHS says senior Tory

One-Minute Read Thu 2 Jan, AT 10:35

Fox says cash won't solve NHS' problems and Tory manifesto shouldn't promise to protect budget

The top 10 social media fails of 2013

Summary Tue 24 Dec, AT 10:30

The worst mistakes committed by companies, celebs and politicians and what we learnt from them

Doctor's surgery

GP failings revealed: maggots, dirt and medicine mix-ups

One-Minute Read Thu 12 Dec, AT 09:48

Care Quality Commission exposes ‘basic failings’ in more than 300 GP practices in England

Ambulance

A&E delays: patients waiting in ambulances for up to six hours

One-Minute Read Mon 9 Dec, AT 09:47

'Alarming' figures show patients waiting outside hospitals for much longer than 15-minute target

George Osborne Autumn Statement speech

Autumn Statement: Osborne targets tax evaders and school-leavers

Briefing Thu 5 Dec, AT 13:01

HMRC to rake in £9bn from tax evaders, while school leavers won't be able to go on the dole

Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt: NHS hospitals must publish staffing levels

Summary Tue 19 Nov, AT 09:19

Government responds to the public inquiry into the Stafford Hospital scandal with more NHS reforms

A doctor looks at patient's records

New GP contracts: 'return of old-fashioned family doctor'

One-Minute Read Fri 15 Nov, AT 09:05

Over-75s assigned a named GP, while 100,000 of country’s frailest patients to be given better care

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