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

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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

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'

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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

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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

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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'

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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

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Wed 13 Mar, AT 08:56

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

Has NHS boss David Nicholson lost Cameron's confidence?

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Wed 6 Mar, AT 15:55

David Cameron has consistently backed embattled NHS chief - but his support may now be 'wavering'

NHS boss David Nicholson tells MPs he should not be sacked

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Tue 5 Mar, AT 15:43

Embattled health service chief says politicians must take blame for 1,200 who died in Mid Staffs crisis