BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Junior doctors plan nine days of strikes, after talks collapse
5 Dec 2023 at 6:30am
Walkouts are planned on three days in the run-up to Christmas and six days in the new year.
Blood in urine cancer warnings to appear in men's toilets
5 Dec 2023 at 4:08pm
The awareness messages will be carried on urinal mats as part of efforts to detect male cancers early.
Infected Blood Scandal: PM risks ending on 'wrong side of history'
5 Dec 2023 at 5:38am
Campaigners say the government works "at a snails pace" to compensate victims infected with HIV or hepatitis C.
Humiliated Covid whistleblower says boss tried to 'break' her
4 Dec 2023 at 5:26pm
A senior doctor gives her first interview since being awarded a record £3.2m payout at a tribunal.
Ministers lose infected blood vote after Tory MPs revolt
5 Dec 2023 at 2:10am
MPs were voting on a plan to set up a compensation scheme for infected blood scandal victims.
Care sector fears migration changes are a step back
4 Dec 2023 at 12:31pm
Many in social care believe overseas staff saved the system from collapse, reports Alison Holt.
HIV and forced sterilisations: How four Kenyan women found justice
4 Dec 2023 at 5:20pm
Four women living with HIV who won a landmark case tell the BBC about how they were sterilised.
Rishi Sunak could miss NHS waiting list target over strikes, says Victoria At...
3 Dec 2023 at 9:11am
New health secretary Victoria Atkins says strikes by medics have delayed 1.1 million appointments.
Batten Disease: Parents to celebrate 'last Christmas' with daughter
4 Dec 2023 at 4:45am
Addy Clarke's parents are making the most of time with the seven-year-old, who has Batten Disease.
Baby formula soaring costs: 'I struggle, but I won?t buy a cheaper brand'
2 Dec 2023 at 3:56pm
Why struggling parents aren't choosing cheaper brands when it comes to infant formula milk.
Covid inquiry: Earlier lockdown could have kept schools open, says Matt Hancock
1 Dec 2023 at 8:42am
The former health secretary says avoiding action in autumn 2020 led to tougher lockdowns later on.
Norovirus: Winter vomiting virus cases rising
30 Nov 2023 at 3:43am
Hundreds of people are now in hospital with norovirus, the latest NHS England figures show.
Why Naga Munchetty is asking: ?How are your periods?'
2 Dec 2023 at 4:26pm
The Radio 5 Live presenter finds out that the answer could help many women like her.
Swine flu: What's next after first confirmed case in UK?
1 Dec 2023 at 4:26pm
What you need to know about the first confirmed case of a new type of flu, found in North Yorkshire.
Covid inquiry: Lockdown should have been three weeks earlier - Hancock
30 Nov 2023 at 12:24pm
The ex-health secretary also said a "toxic culture", driven by Dominic Cummings, hindered the Covid response.