A delay in agreeing a post-Brexit transition deal could put NHS patient care at risk as more health businesses will divert money towards contingency planning for a “disorderly” withdrawal from the European Union, a senior MP has said.
A gender pay gap in the highest ranks of NHS doctors sees top male consultants earning an average £14,000 a year more than their female colleagues, according to new figures obtained by the BBC.
A leading doctor has said the NHS remains “under great stress” and recent cold weather is likely to see a “re-escalation in pressure”.
The number of GPs in England fell by 0.6% at the end of last year, with many leaving the profession as the “pressure has become too much”, their professional body has said.
The NHS is to introduce a cap on the amount of costs lawyers can recover in clinical negligence cases.
A spike in cases of norovirus has seen more than 800 hospital beds closed per day last week, latest official figures show.
Girls as young as 10 are receiving contraception from Tayside doctors — but the numbers are falling, new figures have revealed.
The number of admissions to hospital for eating disorders has nearly doubled in six years, NHS figures show.
More than 130 people were given new opportunities in the workplace thanks to the NHS.
More people are worried about the future of the NHS than the threat of terrorism, research has suggested.
Seven patients in Tayside have spent up to a year in hospital due to delays in having them discharged, figures have revealed.
About a quarter of hospitals were in breach of the waiting-time target for endoscopy tests that could diagnose bowel cancer every month last year, a charity has warned.
Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt has described this winter as the “worst ever” for the NHS, as the latest figures show January’s accident and emergency waiting time targets had the second lowest result on record.
Just 85.3% of patients were seen at accident-and-emergency departments within the waiting-time target of four hours in January – the second-worst month on record.
The NHS will be protected under any future trade deal with the US, Downing Street has insisted after Theresa May came under fire over the issue.
Britain is facing an alcohol crisis but the Government is not addressing the situation, a Tory MP has said.
The NHS is calling on people to send organ donor cards to their sweethearts for Valentine’s Day.
Theresa May has spoken to Donald Trump about a new data-sharing law – but did not raise the US President’s attack on the NHS.
Jeremy Hunt has ordered an urgent review to ensure clarity about “where the line is drawn” between gross negligence manslaughter and “ordinary human error” for healthcare workers.
Leading dentists have called for health officials take back some of the responsibilities currently provided by outsourcing firm Capita.