BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Seeing an NHS dentist 'a problem everywhere'
19 Nov 2019 at 4:53pm
Patients are being turned away, stuck on waiting lists and put off by cost, BBC analysis suggests.
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital: Babies and mums died 'amid toxic culture'
19 Nov 2019 at 12:16pm
Staff got dead babies' names wrong and, in one case, referred to a child as "it", a leaked report says.
Old age: Why 70 may be the new 65
19 Nov 2019 at 7:01am
Experts say health and life expectancy gains mean it is time to rethink how we measure and define being elderly.
General election 2019: Income tax rise will boost NHS budget - Lib Dems
19 Nov 2019 at 7:50am
The penny rise would allow it to match Labour's NHS front-line spending plans, the party says.
NHS to pay tax bills to get doctors back to work
18 Nov 2019 at 10:11am
The row over pensions has led to doctors refusing to do overtime because they were being landed with hefty tax bills.
Coroner urges first aid training for chiropractors
18 Nov 2019 at 9:51am
A coroner has made recommendations for chiropractors after a man's neck broke during treatment.
Genetically-modified babies 'ethically justifiable', academic claims
18 Nov 2019 at 4:31pm
An Abertay University bioethicist says it could protect people from debilitating diseases in later life.
NHS staff shortages put 'cancer survival rates at risk'
18 Nov 2019 at 12:36am
A Holyrood committee finds 18% of cancer patients in June were not seen within the six-week target.
Ollie Gardiner: Cancer teen's family donates treatment funds to research
18 Nov 2019 at 4:36pm
Ollie Gardiner's family raised money to treat his brain tumour but he died aged 13 after a relapse.
Britain's 'unprecedented' drug shortage
18 Nov 2019 at 6:03pm
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
17 Nov 2019 at 6:19pm
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'
12 Nov 2019 at 5:51pm
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?
15 Nov 2019 at 9:08am
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
11 Nov 2019 at 2:27pm
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'
12 Nov 2019 at 6:23pm
Simon Brown lost his eldest child to the eating disorder - now he works with those who handled her care.