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A new GP IT system designed to improve quality and planning in the NHS in England is criticised for running over budget and behind schedule, by a finance watchdog.
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:55:37 GMT
A pioneering cancer drug that harnesses the power of the immune system is approved for use in the UK.
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:58:27 GMT
Packets of prescription medication will display how much their contents have cost taxpayers, under government plans.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:01:28 GMT
Caffeine supplements branded as diet pills should be better regulated, a pharmaceutical body says following a man's death after taking the tablets.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:04:09 GMT
A second case of Ebola is confirmed in the Liberian village where a teenager died on Sunday - the first cases for seven weeks.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 19:29:59 GMT
Cases of lung cancer in women have reached 20,000 a year in the UK for the first time since records began.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:33:42 GMT
Independent experts are reassuring women a common type of surgery for urinary incontinence is safe and effective.
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:59:39 GMT
The health insurer Vitality promises to be "clearer" about the fact an app it promotes is owned by Facebook, following complaints by privacy groups.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:23:53 GMT
Industry body Oil and Gas UK is advising companies not to allow e-cigarettes to be used offshore.
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:53:22 GMT
A children's ward at St John's Hospital in Livingston is to close to in-patients over the summer because of staff shortages.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:37:22 GMT
Too many patients are dying following emergency bowel surgery, experts who have done a comprehensive audit warn.
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:00:31 GMT
Families speak out for the first time about the "deplorable" care their loved ones received at a Denbighshire mental health ward.
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:40:08 GMT
A computer game could help some people control their unhealthy snacking habits, suggests a small study from the University of Exeter.
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:26:10 GMT
A four-year-old girl hears her parents sing Happy Birthday for the first time after becoming one of the youngest people in the UK to have "revolutionary" hearing surgery.
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:33:45 GMT
Why the NHS should listen to people who see something amiss
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 01:46:52 GMT
The strange effects of cancer on appetite
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 01:31:05 GMT
As we live longer and with council budgets tight, the social care system that supports us in our later years is under increasing pressure. Find out the costs you might face.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:00:17 GMT
Medical editor Fergus Walsh visited a Unicef nutrition centre in Chad to see what is being done to tackle the problem of child malnutrition.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:10:03 GMT
A survey that asked more than 18,000 children what they think about hospital care, found a majority felt safe in hospital, but many said they were not given enough attention from staff.
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:24:07 GMT
Simon Kindleysides, who lost the use of his legs in 2013, says it is an "incredible feeling" to walk with robotic legs.
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:32:45 GMT
NHS staff are expected to follow new guidelines on being open and honest with patients when things go wrong under a "duty of candour" rule.
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 06:11:01 GMT
The lure of a bright blue target is helping to reduce numbers of tsetse flies which pass on the parasite responsible for sleeping sickness.
Sat, 27 Jun 2015 23:05:07 GMT
The number of GPs seeking help for work-related stress and mental health problems is increasing, according to the former head of the Royal College of GPs.
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 08:35:13 GMT
Teenagers should take an hour of exercise a day, but new figures suggest a mere 8% of girls aged 13 to 15 in England are meeting that target.
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:39:56 GMT
A 3D printer is to be used in ground-breaking surgery on a two-year-old girl.
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 06:16:17 GMT
The heatwave killer
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:57:10 GMT
GPs aren't happy. Nick Triggle finds out why
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:06:21 GMT
The Independent Living Fund is closing. What will change?
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 01:44:12 GMT
The UK scientists who've found out how to trap the tsetse fly
Sun, 28 Jun 2015 03:55:24 GMT
Can you teach people to have empathy?
Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:45:32 GMT
The taboo of sex in care homes for older people
Sat, 27 Jun 2015 04:10:46 GMT