BBC News - Health
Millions 'missing out' on NHS dentistry
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 00:53:54 GMT
Patients are being turned away, stuck on waiting lists and put off by cost, BBC analysis suggests.
Sepsis digital alert 'led to faster treatment with antibiotics'
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:06:51 GMT
The system sends a pop-up warning to nurses when they enter patient readings into health records.
More families come forward in Shropshire maternity inquiry
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:54:12 GMT
Campaigners say 25 new cases have emerged since the leak of a report into maternity care in Shropshire.
Old age: Why 70 may be the new 65
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 15:01:17 GMT
Experts say health and life expectancy gains mean it is time to rethink how we measure and define being elderly.
Health secretary issues apology over child deaths in Glasgow hospital
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 16:18:14 GMT
Jeane Freeman expressed her "deepest sympathies" to the families of two children who died in a Glasgow hospital.
Vegan sues Burger King for cooking Impossible Whopper on meat grill
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 10:24:36 GMT
An Impossible Foods spokeswoman says vegans should ask for the burger to be cooked in a microwave.
Dr Michael Watt: Neurologist 'carried out hundreds of needless procedures'
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 23:29:40 GMT
Dr Michael Watt was responsible for a huge spike in the number of blood patches carried out in 2015 and 2016.
Foetal alcohol spectrum disorder: Mum's fight for diagnosis
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 00:24:54 GMT
Catherine Griffiths eventually discovered her children had Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
General election 2019: Income tax rise will boost NHS budget - Lib Dems
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 15:50:24 GMT
The penny rise would allow it to match Labour's NHS front-line spending plans, the party says.
Assisted dying: Terminally ill man loses High Court case
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:41:04 GMT
Phil Newby had said without a change in the law, he may be forced to suffer against his wishes.
NHS to pay tax bills to get doctors back to work
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:11:01 GMT
The row over pensions has led to doctors refusing to do overtime because they were being landed with hefty tax bills.
Britain's 'unprecedented' drug shortage
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 02:03:50 GMT
File on 4 looks at the impact Britain's medicine shortage crisis is having on patients.
Why more people are talking about the issue of social care
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 02:19:57 GMT
Social care pledges will be under intense scrutiny during the election, but why is it so important?
Polio in Nigeria: 'I opposed vaccinations until my son caught polio'
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 01:51:33 GMT
A Nigerian father who used to chase health workers away from his home has a change of heart.
General election 2019: Is the NHS the best health service possible?
Fri, 15 Nov 2019 17:08:08 GMT
The major parties in England have pledged billions more for the NHS over the next five years.
'Uncoordinated' codeine use caused Ipswich woman's death
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 22:27:32 GMT
An inquest hears the woman was able to get online prescriptions without her GP's knowledge.
Emma Brown: My daughter's anorexia was a 'descent into hell'
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 02:23:27 GMT
Simon Brown lost his eldest child to the eating disorder - now he works with those who handled her care.
Why being kind could help you live longer
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 22:24:24 GMT
A new institute has been set up to study kindness - as an antidote to an increasingly polarised world.
General election 2019: NHS policy check - what to look out for in party manifestos
Thu, 14 Nov 2019 00:01:59 GMT
If you care about what the parties are promising on the NHS, here are some key issues to watch for.
Sir Chris Hoy and his wife reveal tiny nappies for premature babies
Sun, 17 Nov 2019 16:19:00 GMT
Sir Chris and Lady Sarra Hoy's son, Callum, was born 11 weeks early, in 2014.