The quality of NHS health and social care in England is 'straining at the seams', according to a regulator's annual report.
A public consultation on whether to introduce an opt-out system for organ donation in England is to be held, the government has announced.
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.
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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.
GPs should keep a register of patients in their care with autism to help improve their care, says NICE
Experts are challenging conventional advice that patients prescribed antibiotics should always complete the course
Sex workers will be able to give blood after a decision to overturn the current ban in force in England and Scotland.
Millions of pounds could be shaved off England's health budget if doctors stopped prescribing homeopathic medicines, says the NHS.
The government has announced it will establish a public inquiry into the NHS contaminated blood scandal.
Prescriptions in England should be free for everyone with long-term conditions, say campaigners.
Information leaflets packed into medicine packets should be rewritten, say experts, who heard that patients find them "impenetrable" and "unreadable".
The care of patients with severe sepsis and septic shock is improving but treatment is still not being provided fast enough, according to a national clinical audit.
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Sugary drinks will be banned from hospitals across England unless shops take voluntary action to cut down on their sales.
The NHS in England says patients may have to wait longer for non-emergency surgery, such as hip replacements and knee operations.
Fish oils, skin rubs and some gluten-free foods are among a list of items that may become unavailable for NHS prescription in England under proposals to save money.
Concerns that patients undergoing emergency surgery at weekends have a higher chance of dying are unfounded, says a new UK study.
Health charities and the pharmaceutical industry have criticised a new affordability test for medicines before they can be used in the NHS in England.
People who arrive in hospital with symptoms of sepsis should be treated within an hour, the drugs and treatment regulator has decided.
National standards for palliative and end-of-life care are needed after a report revealed stark discrepancies in services across England.
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