BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Backlog of longest-wait patients slashed in England
8 Aug 2022 at 6:56pm
Thousands waiting more than two years for scans, checks and surgery have finally been treated.
Child deaths expose mental health unit pressures
8 Aug 2022 at 7:01pm
Chelsea Mooney was 17 when she died in a Camhs unit last year, following a self-harm incident.
US doctor issues warning of many undiagnosed polio cases
8 Aug 2022 at 7:00pm
The New York State medic says there could be hundreds, or even thousands, of infected people there.
Full extent of NHS dentistry shortage revealed by far-reaching BBC research
7 Aug 2022 at 11:45pm
Nine in 10 UK dentists are not accepting new adult patients, while eight in 10 are refusing children.
NHS demands cannot wait for new prime minister, says health secretary
7 Aug 2022 at 7:37pm
The health secretary says hospitals could face "very serious challenges" this autumn and winter.
Infected blood scandal victims in line to get £100,000
7 Aug 2022 at 9:26am
The PM wants payments to be made to survivors "as soon as possible", says Downing Street.
Archie Battersbee: No parent must go through this again - family
7 Aug 2022 at 1:48pm
The 12-year-old's family say they were "stripped of all our rights" in a legal battle with doctors.
Ysbyty Glan Clwyd: Stroke patients would rather go to England
8 Aug 2022 at 2:13am
A watchdog says staff are working "above and beyond" during a period of "unrelenting demand".
UK should move to one dose of HPV jab for teens
5 Aug 2022 at 8:21am
Two doses are now given but experts say one shot is enough to give protection against cervical cancer.
NHS 111 software outage confirmed as cyber-attack
6 Aug 2022 at 5:08am
The problems are reported to have impacted referrals from the NHS 111 helpline to out-of-hours GPs.
Covid infections continuing to fall around the UK
5 Aug 2022 at 5:01am
The number of people with the virus has fallen by more than half a million in a week, statistics show.
Anorexia: Welsh patient treated hundreds of miles from home
5 Aug 2022 at 11:23pm
Molly Leonard says she often spends months far from her family because Wales has no specialist unit.
Covid restrictions will finally be lifted for IVF couples in Glasgow
6 Aug 2022 at 1:00am
Women attending an NHS fertility clinic have not been allowed to take partners to appointments.
Clampdown on social media adverts for risky hay-fever jab
5 Aug 2022 at 4:21am
The steroid injection is available on prescription for some treatments but not hay fever.
Growth in NHS recruits from abroad prompts concern about over-reliance
4 Aug 2022 at 9:51pm
BBC research shows one-in-three new doctors in England last year came from outside the UK and EU.