The BBC has bowed to pressure to provide viewers with information about abortion after being criticised following a row sparked by an episode of Call The Midwife.
NHS Tayside still owes more than £22,000 to a clinical waste firm caught up in a “body parts” scandal, it has emerged.
A new service helping elderly patients return home as quickly as possible has hit the ground running.
More than half of hip replacements last at least a quarter of a century in patients, new analysis suggests.
The BBC has refused to offer abortion advice because the issue is too “contentious” and treated it as a political matter, a health charity has claimed.
Too many men are being diagnosed with prostate cancer after the disease has spread, a charity has said.
A&E waiting times in England have reached their worst level since records began, data shows.
Statins will be given to more adults at risk of heart attacks and strokes under new plans to prevent thousands of cases.
The NHS should email patients rather than rely on letters – which can mean “the difference between life and death” if lost, the Health Secretary is expected to say.
About 5,500 patients who suffered fractures are to have their X-rays reviewed after a mix-up at a trust meant some patients were fitted with the wrong metal plates.
Hospital accident and emergency departments kept more than 100 patients waiting for more than 12 hours in one week, new figures have revealed.
The Government has launched a recruitment campaign to try to plug a hole of 110,000 vacancies in the social care workforce.
At least 300 people died while waiting to be discharged from hospital last year, new figures uncovered by Scottish Labour have indicated.
Supermarket chain Tesco has more advanced technology than the NHS, the Health Secretary has said.
A potentially life-saving new treatment for children with a rare form of leukaemia is being made available on the NHS – but a drug for adults with blood cancer has been rejected.
Hundreds of files relating to contaminated blood were removed by Government officials and went missing, it has emerged.
Scottish health boards are owed more than £3.2 million by patients from outwith the European Economic Area who have not paid for treatment over the last five years, a Holyrood committee has found.
Robots, artificial intelligence and smart speakers will unburden doctors to give them more time with patients, according to an NHS report on the pending technological “revolution” in healthcare.
More than 1,300 people signed up to the organ donor register following an episode of BBC Two documentary Hospital.
Professor Dame Sally Davies is to leave her post as England’s chief medical officer, it has been announced.