BBC News - Health
Updated: 2 hours 44 min ago
Veteran BBC correspondent Caroline Wyatt has stepped down from her post as religious affairs correspondent after revealing that she suffers from Multiple Sclerosis.
Nurse shortages in the UK will continue for years to come and could get worse, experts are predicting.
Viral hepatitis is one of the leading causes of death and disability across the globe, killing as many people as Aids or TB, research published in the Lancet suggests.
Men with advanced prostate cancer could be checked for high risk family genes because they are fairly common, affect treatment and can be passed on to their children, say experts.
The Department of Health in England is scrapping its controversial data sharing project - known as Care.data.
The junior doctor contract will be imposed on medics in England, following the profession's rejection of the terms and conditions, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has confirmed.
A patient lay dead for up to four-and-a-half hours before being spotted at London's biggest A&E department, inspectors reveal.
Junior doctors and medical students in England have voted to reject the contract that has been offered to them by the government.
An outbreak of E. coli affecting more than 100 UK people could be linked to eating contaminated mixed salad leaves, public health officials say.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says a "rapid decision" is needed over whether or not to impose contracts on junior doctors.