Almost a third of NHS hospitals in England hit maximum capacity at least once this winter, figures show.
It would be impossible to have all medications for mental health problems prescribed by a specialist, a senior doctor has said.
A pancreatic cancer trial that aims to match patients with more targeted and effective treatments for their tumours has recruited its 100th patient.
GPs and health service practitioners should be able to prescribe technology such as wearable devices and monitoring systems to tackle loneliness among older people, a report has recommended.
Smoking potent forms of cannabis greatly increases the risk of serious mental illness, a major study has found.
Private companies should pay for trials into medical cannabis because they stand to make the profits, England’s top doctor has said.
Compounds found in coffee may combat drug-resistant prostate cancer, research suggests.
Veterans who have served for a long time in the armed forces are more likely to live longer, according to a new study.
A desperate shortage of clinical oncologists in the NHS is likely to have a detrimental impact on cancer patients, a report has warned.
A new drive has been launched to encourage recently retired doctors to return to work to help services in rural areas which struggle to recruit.
A children’s hospital ward which has been closed for almost two years is due to reopen to inpatients in what has been described as an “important milestone”.
Legislation is being introduced to protect Scottish residents who access cross-border healthcare in Europe in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Junk food adverts on TV and online could be banned before 9pm as part of Government plans to fight the “epidemic” of childhood obesity.
A huge study suggests the Apple Watch can sometimes detect a worrisome irregular heartbeat – but experts say more work is needed to tell if using wearable technology to screen for heart problems really helps.
Hospital bosses are preparing for an “important milestone” when a children’s ward that has been shut for almost two years re-opens to inpatients.
A woman who was left critically ill after contracting a fungal infection in hospital has died, her family have said.
A public inquiry must be held urgently in order to address a rising number of drug deaths in Scotland, an MSP has said.
A new minor injuries unit at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh will help reduce waiting times for patients, Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has said.
A 15-year-old boy has become the 100th child in Scotland to receive a kidney from a living donor.
The parking firm in charge of Ninewells Hospital’s car park has apologised after initially refusing to refund a patient’s parking fine.