Five new medical schools for England are being planned under what the government says is part of the biggest ever expansion to the medical workforce in the NHS.
Health officials are warning of a "worrying" decline in living kidney donations, with figures reaching an 8-year low.
Moves to hold more GP-patient consultations over video links need more evidence to understand the impact, experts say.
An estimated 237 million medication errors occur in the NHS in England each year, according to a new study.
MPs have voted in favour of passing a bill to change the law to an opt-out organ donation system in England.
A series of strikes by junior doctors in England in 2016 had a "significant" impact on healthcare for patients, according to a study.
Surgeons could in future be wearing 'augmented reality' headsets that allow them to 'see' inside a patient's body during an operation.
Patients could face delays accessing medicines they need when the UK leaves the EU, a coalition of health professionals, NHS employers and pharmaceutical companies is warning.
Patients who are being told they are wasting NHS money by failing to turn up to hospital appointments say they are not solely responsible for the problem.
NHS England wants to stop GPs prescribing treatments to patients that could be bought cheaper over the counter in a move it says could save the NHS up to £136 million.
When faced with lifestyle questions from our GP many of us are guilty of telling a few fibs.
The NHS in England is to receive an immediate £350 million cash injection to help the health service cope this winter, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has announced.
For many people, taking medicines is a daily routine. But long-term use of some medicines may cause more harm than good.
More people admitted to hospitals in England as emergency patients are dying on Saturdays and Sundays than during the week, despite new standards, a study has found.
The launch of an online app promising a fast video consultation with an NHS GP has sparked a debate.
Patients are set to get faster access to innovative new medications and technologies after the government announced a fast-track route into the NHS.
An Essex hospital is denying it has any intention of backing a scheme to discharge some patients and board them in private homes.
A TV advert featuring antibiotic pills singing and dancing will spearhead a move by health authorities aimed at countering the growing threat of antibiotic resistance.
The quality of NHS health and social care in England is 'straining at the seams', according to a regulator's annual report.
Having a phone call with a doctor before you are given a face-to-face appointment doesn't bring benefits to all practices or patients according to a study of the new system.
Some GP receptionists are evolving into 'care navigators' who may equally direct you to see a practice nurse, a pharmacist or another healthcare professional instead of a doctor.
What might our impending exit mean for the future of health and social care in the UK?
The first official guidance has been issued to help members of the public deal with the aftermath of an acid attack.
Japanese fungus - also called Candida auris (C. auris) - has affected more than 200 patients in hospitals in England - but what is it?
The NHS is having to ration hepatitis B vaccine doses because of a worldwide shortage caused by manufacturing problems.
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