13,000 'needless' NHS hospital deaths exposed in killer report

Briefing Mon 15 Jul, AT 14:56

Keogh Report will show that Stafford scandal was not a one-off; Jeremy Hunt to take emergency action

Operation success rates: how data lets you pick a surgeon

Briefing Fri 28 Jun, AT 09:57

Patients going under the knife will be able to check surgeon's 'mortality rate' at the click of a mouse

In The Week magazine today: how long can the NHS survive?

First Post Fri 28 Jun, AT 08:52

The health service, GM food and protests in Brazil are all on the agenda in The Week magazine

Daily pill to ward off breast cancer – five key questions

Briefing Tue 25 Jun, AT 10:49

Drug plan hailed as 'major breakthrough', but what is pill and will it replace surgery?

NHS; hospital; surgery; operation

Health watchdog guilty of hospital scandal 'cover-up'

One-Minute Read Wed 19 Jun, AT 10:45

NHS trust put 'reputation ahead of safety' when it deleted report critical of its maternity unit probe

League-table opt-out could hide bad doctors from patients' view

One-Minute Read Thu 13 Jun, AT 09:39

Data protection laws could allow incompetent surgeons to avoid being ranked for performance

'Wasp Factory' author Iain Banks says he is dying of cancer

One-Minute Read Wed 3 Apr, AT 13:04

One of Scotland's greatest writers announces he has 'several months' to live following cancer diagnosis

Most GPs have 'prescribed a placebo to at least one patient'

One-Minute Read Thu 21 Mar, AT 13:45

Survey finds 97% of family doctors deliberately prescribed a useless or unnecessary treatment

Keep patients out of hospitals - they're dangerous, say GPs

One-Minute Read Wed 13 Mar, AT 08:56

But Cameron's health tsar is more positive, saying new culture can make NHS the world's safest

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