NHS boss David Nicholson tells MPs he should not be sacked

One-Minute Read Tue 5 Mar, AT 15:43

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

Jeremy Hunt blames 'shocking' NHS failings for early deaths

First Post Tue 5 Mar, AT 12:33

Health Secretary says 30,000 die each year because British health care fails to match best in Europe

Is it just the middle classes who want a seven-day NHS?

First Reaction Fri 22 Feb, AT 11:31

Doctors' union claims a weekend health service is 'catering for the convenience of the middle class'

NHS hospital Stafford vk

Gagging orders bar 'hundreds' of NHS staff from speaking out

One-Minute Read Mon 18 Feb, AT 09:13

Leading surgeon claims NHS is taking a 'Stalinist' approach to silencing critics of health standards

Pressure builds on NHS boss Nicholson to step aside

First Reaction Thu 7 Feb, AT 09:38

New investigation into care at UK hospitals ups pressure on beleaguered NHS chief to step down

Mid-Staffordshire NHS trust report: the key findings

Summary Wed 6 Feb, AT 12:43

Francis inquiry into NHS scandal blames culture of targets and urges hospital staff to admit mistakes

NHS in 'historic' push to offer breast cancer prevention drugs

First Reaction Tue 15 Jan, AT 10:38

Praise for plan to offer drugs to women who are healthy but at risk because of family history

MP's husband died like 'battery hen' because nurses don't care

First Post Wed 5 Dec, AT 10:45

Ann Clwyd shares story of her husband's death as nursing chief demands more compassion