Overworked GPs are becoming so tired they could be putting patient's safety at risk, the head of British general practitioners has warned.Read the full story ›
Decisions on when patients are reaching the end of their life should be taken by experts instead on the medical opinion of one doctor.Read the full story ›
Patients have described "thousands of shocking stories" on how they were discharged from hospital without proper support and care.Read the full story ›
There was a 5% fall in organ donations between this year and last year as the rate of registering stagnates.Read the full story ›
The hashtag #ImInWorkJeremy has been trending as doctors and nurse hit back at accusations they are blocking government reform plans.Read the full story ›
The Government is delaying plans to introduce a £72,000 cap on social care costs by four years until April 2020, the Department of Health has announced.
The announcement follows a recent warning from adult social care chiefs that care for older and vulnerable people needs to be protected in the face of £1.1 billion budget cuts.
Health Secretary to challenge British Medical Association with six weeks to negotiate on changes for doctors, or face a new 7-day contract.Read the full story ›
One in four meals representing more than 30 million dinners are thrown away at NHS hospitals every year, new figures reveal.Read the full story ›
The medical director of NHS England has reveaked that up to one in seven hospital procedures are unnecessary, it has been reported.
Sir Bruce Keogh is said to have described waste in the health service as "profligate" and called for it to be reduced.
According to The Sunday Telegraph, the former heart surgeon estimated that up to 15% of the NHS budget is spent on treatments that should not take place.
The newspaper reported that analysis by his staff showed unnecessary operations and medication cost the health service up to £1.8 billion a year.
The NHS will review its decision to deny a teenager a live saving drug because, "it was too expensive" after an online campaign.Read the full story ›