NHS

An overweight man eating junk food

More obese patients to get NHS weight-loss surgery

One-Minute Read
Fri 11 Jul, AT 09:30

NHS told to spend more on operations to tackle the diabetes epidemic – but can it afford the cost?

Cholesterol drugs could be used to fight breast cancer

One-Minute Read
Sat 5 Jul, AT 08:12

Study finds connection between high levels of fat in the blood and breast cancer

NHS

NHS funding crisis: how can it plug the gap?

Briefing
Thu 10 Jul, AT 12:06

New spending review reveals annual deficit of £100m, raising fears that free healthcare could end

NHS hospital

NHS: UK ranks first in global healthcare report

One-Minute Read
Tue 17 Jun, AT 11:00

UK beats ten high-income countries for quality of healthcare, access to care and efficiency

A premature baby receives treatment

One baby dead and 14 critically ill after drip contamination

One-Minute Read
Thu 5 Jun, AT 09:51

Newborn babies poisoned by contaminated batch of nutrition drips in six different NHS hospitals

New NHS chief calls for small hospitals and better local care

One-Minute Read
Fri 30 May, AT 09:09

In 'marked reversal of current policy', Simon Stevens hopes to abandon NHS fixation with 'mass centralisation'

An overweight man eating junk food

NHS to fund Weight Watchers classes to tackle obesity crisis

One-Minute Read
Wed 28 May, AT 11:28

Doctors told to use a 'non-judgemental' tone and help obese people to lose just 3% body weight

A young boy talks on his mobile phone

Do mobile phones pose risk to children's brains?

One-Minute Read
Tue 20 May, AT 13:13

Researchers aim to establish whether mobile phones affect children's mental development

NHS: overworked doctors 'miss vital symptoms'

One-Minute Read
Sat 5 Apr, AT 08:25

Leading doctor warns of threat to patient care

Ebola health worker wearing a full biohazard suit

Ebola: US suit stockpile causes shortage in Africa

One-Minute Read
Tue 25 Nov, AT 13:12

Biohazard suits are in short supply causing prices to rise as a result of 'increased anxiety' in the US

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