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Nick Clegg has announced waiting time targets for mental health patients living in England.
With concerns about Ebola rising, the BBC's health correspondent, Branwen Jeffreys, answers your questions.
The UK is sending 750 military personnel to Sierra Leone to help deal with the Ebola outbreak, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond confirms.
Radiographers are set to go on strike a week after the rest of the NHS workers involved in industrial action.
Mental health targets: A start of a long journey?
The number of people aged over 35 admitted to hospital in England for illnesses caused by smoking between 2012 and 2013 has fallen since 2004, statistics show.
Katharine Welby-Roberts, the Archbishop of Canterbury's daughter, has lived with depression since she was a teenager and says the stigma she has faced as a result has been as damaging as the illness itself.
The GMC says there are "more doctors than ever" coming to work in Britain from Europe after immigration rules for people outside the continent were tightened.
Doctors in Madrid have been testing several other people for Ebola after a Spanish nurse became the first person known to have contracted the deadly virus outside West Africa.
Young people are driving a change in attitudes towards people with mental health issues, Stan Collymore claims.
Does looking after your mental wellbeing really work?
Nick Clegg unveils the first waiting targets for mental health treatments in England ahead of his Lib Dem conference speech.
A prominent WHO official warns more Ebola cases can be expected among medical staff in developed countries, as Spain monitors a case in Madrid.
A radio campaign in Burkina Faso aims to save lives
Doctors in Madrid test three people for Ebola after a Spanish nurse became the first person known to have contracted the deadly virus outside West Africa.
As many as one in five new mothers suffer from post-natal depression but some leading doctors say post-natal checks may be too rushed to pick it up.
A look at how Ebola is caught, how a Spanish nurse is being treated for it, and how authorities are dealing with it.
A photo-sharing app enabling healthcare professionals to view patients' photos is to be launched across western Europe.
Can pregnant women ever safely drink alcohol?
As the outbreak rages, here's what we know about how to stop it from spreading