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NHS will remain free at point of use 'as long as I'm alive', new health secretary vowsThe new health secretary has promised the NHS will remain free at the point of use as long as she is "alive" as the service gears up for another difficult winter.
Winter vomiting bug cases far higher this year, warns NHSNearly three times more people are suffering from the winter vomiting bug in England than at this time last year, according to NHS data released today.
Major police investigation launched into former NHS neurologistPolice have launched a major investigation into a former NHS consultant neurologist struck off after Northern Ireland's largest-ever recall of patients.
Senior doctors' strike could end after new pay offer from governmentA new pay offer has been made to NHS consultants which could end long-running strike action in England.
Sunak says 'more to do' to bring down migration as he comes under pressure from cabinetRishi Sunak has said there is "more to do" to bring down legal migration - as he comes under pressure from within his cabinet to crack down on visas for foreign NHS workers.
'Highly unlikely' Tories will meet 40 new hospitals pledge - amid warning NHS 'crumbling before our eyes'It is "highly unlikely" the government will deliver on its pledge to build 40 new hospitals, a group of MPs has claimed - while warning the NHS is "crumbling before our eyes".
NHS should offer women therapy for the menopause, new guidance saysWomen should be offered therapy on the NHS to help ease the symptoms of the menopause, according to new guidance.
NHS makes ‘truly momentous’ pledge to eliminate cervical cancer by 2040The NHS has made a “truly momentous” pledge to eliminate cervical cancer in England by 2040.
Chickenpox vaccine should be introduced on NHS, experts recommendThe chickenpox vaccine should be introduced on the NHS, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has said.
Dangerous eating and drinking habits tracked by NHS AI through people's Kettles and fridgesThe NHS is using artificial intelligence to monitor people's eating and drinking habits in a bid to reduce "avoidable" hospital admissions ahead of a busy winter period.
First minister urged to sack leadership of NHS board amid 'corporate homicide probe'A failure to sack the leadership of Scotland's largest health board would be allowing the "suspects to walk the crime scene" amid a corporate homicide investigation, Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar..
NHS England waiting list hits record high as 6.5m on hold for routine treatmentThe number of people in England waiting to start routine hospital treatment has hit a record high.
Patient reports NHS health board to police over disgraced surgeon who harmed dozensA victim of a disgraced brain surgeon has filed evidence to Police Scotland, accusing NHS Tayside of "reaching the threshold of criminality" while the doctor was "armed with a scalpel".
Hope for Alzheimer's blood tests on the NHS within five yearsBlood tests which help detect Alzheimer's could be made available on the NHS within five years as charities join forces for a £5m project.
'It was a gift': 'Repurposed' Drug that could prevent breast cancer to be offered to nearly 300,000 womenA "repurposed" drug that could prevent breast cancer as well as treat it will be offered to almost 300,000 women, NHS officials have revealed.
Hancock wanted to decide 'who should live and die' if NHS overwhelmed in pandemicMatt Hancock wanted to "ultimately decide who should live and who should die" if hospitals were overwhelmed in the pandemic, according to a former head of NHS England.
Boris Johnson blames NHS 'bed blocking' on need for first COVID lockdownBoris Johnson has claimed he was forced to plunge the UK into lockdown because of NHS "bed blocking".
NHS trust and ward manager face manslaughter trial over patient death in 2015An NHS trust and a ward manager face trial for manslaughter after allegedly failing to remove a method of suicide from a 22-year-old patient.
Parents 'begging' NHS to let them take dying baby to Italy after treatment offerAn Italian hospital has offered to treat a critically ill eight-month-old baby whose parents lost a legal battle for her to stay on life-support in the UK, campaigners have said.
Patients on record-high NHS waiting list will get chance to travel for treatmentThousands of patients stuck on the record-high NHS England waiting list will be given the opportunity to travel to other hospitals in the country for earlier treatment.
NHS waiting list 'could reach 8 million by next summer' even if there are no further strikesThe NHS waiting list could reach 8 million by next summer regardless of whether strike action continues, according to new research.
NHS patients still face postcode lottery for urgent care, MPs' report findsPatients in need of urgent medical attention are still subject to a postcode lottery where the quality of care depends on where they live, MPs have warned.
Expectant mothers and patients needing emergency treatment at risk of harm because of failing NHS careExpectant mothers and patients needing emergency care are at risk of harm because of failing NHS maternity and ambulance services, according to a damning report by the country's healthcare regulator.
Welsh government outlines cuts to protect NHS budgetThe Welsh government has outlined cuts to some services amid "unprecedented" financial pressures.
More than half of people do not trust NHS to deliver timely cancer treatment - pollMore than half of people have no faith they would receive timely treatment on the NHS if they were diagnosed with cancer, a poll has suggested.
NHS waiting list in England hits record highThe number of people in England waiting to start routine hospital treatment has hit a record high.
Patients died after doctor failed to properly follow-up colonoscopiesThree patients given colonoscopies by an NHS doctor died and three others suffered harm after they failed to receive the appropriate follow-up treatment, a health board has admitted.
Nursing union pours cold water over Starmer overtime planNursing union leaders have criticised Sir Keir Starmer's plan to cut waiting lists by encouraging staff to work overtime - saying "too often the NHS runs on the goodwill of staff".
NHS leaders say junior doctor and consultant strike action 'causing significant risk to patients'NHS leaders have for the first time said that junior doctor and consultant strike action is "causing significant disruption and risk to patients".
Shortage of ADHD medication due to 'excessive increases in demand'There is a shortage of some ADHD medications due to "excessive increases in demand", the NHS has said.
NHS trust involved in legal battle with teen over her death namedThe NHS trust involved in a legal battle with a teenager over her treatment before her death can now be named as University Hospitals Birmingham.
90-minute 'accordion' procedure 'safe and effective' way for NHS to tackle obesityA 90-minute procedure to help treat obesity has been deemed as "safe and effective" for the NHS to use in England.
Just two in five new doctors joining the NHS are trained in the UK, says reportStudent nurses and doctors are dropping out of training at an alarming rate, leading to severe strain on the NHS as the UK struggles to produce home-grown workers, according to a new report.
Treatment that lengthens lives of patients with incurable breast cancer rejected for NHS useA treatment for patients with incurable breast cancer has been rejected for use on the NHS.
Lib Dem leader to target Tory 'soap opera' with plan to 'fix' economy and NHSSir Ed Davey will close this week's Liberal Democrat conference by promising to "fix our economy with care" after the Conservatives "broke" it with "carelessness".
Number of appointments rescheduled after NHS strike action passes one millionThe number of acute inpatient and outpatient appointments rescheduled as a result of strike action by junior doctors and consultants has now exceeded one million, according to new figures.
Teenager who died after NHS legal battle over treatment namedA 19-year-old who died after a legal battle with an NHS Trust over her treatment has been named.
Mental health patient says NHS care has done her more damage than repairAfter the government announced a five-year suicide prevention strategy and prepares to launch a national investigation in mental health services next month, one patient explains why NHS care is failing..
Hospitals in Devon enter 'highest level of escalation' after 'pressures' caused by strikesThe NHS in Devon says it is preparing to take extra measures to keep patients safe because hospital emergency departments are under pressure caused by striking doctors.
Baboon poo could treat diabetic ulcers and save the NHS hundreds of millions of poundsViruses found zoo animal poo could be used to treat diabetic foot ulcers and save the NHS £1bn a year, researchers have suggested.
Trans people 'hung out to dry' by NHS, grieving mother of young trans woman saysTransphobia is a "deliberate policy" within the NHS, the family of a young trans woman has said.
Safety of maternity care at two NHS hospitals 'inadequate' as staff 'pushed to the brink'The safety of maternity care at two Midlands NHS hospitals has been rated "inadequate" , with "staff pushed to the brink" and mothers and babies put at risk.
NHS to receive extra £200m ahead of busiest seasonThe NHS will receive a £200m boost from the government ahead of the busiest months of the year for them.
PM and health secretary to host NHS talks to head off winter crisisPrime Minister Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Steve Barclay will today meet health experts as they seek to "mitigate winter pressures" hitting the NHS this year.
Third of NHS female surgical staff have been sexually assaulted, including rape, in the last five years, study revealsAlmost a third of NHS female surgical staff have been sexually assaulted, including rape, in the last five years, a new survey has revealed.
NHS chief says service must 'reflect now' on issues of 'culture and confidence' raised by Lucy Letby caseIssues highlighted by the Lucy Letby case around NHS culture and the confidence of its staff and patients to speak out must be reflected on now, NHS chief executive Amanda Pritchard has said.
'Significant concern' as third of UK medical students 'plan to quit NHS'One in three UK medical students intend to leave the country to practise medicine - with many not planning to come back, a survey suggests.
Brits flock to NHS for heatstroke advice as today could be hottest day of the year so farWith temperatures looking set to top 30C today, the NHS has reported a surge in Brits seeking advice on heat exhaustion.
Snail's pace on NHS promises a risk for PM - with bosses not 'certain' hospitals with RAAC are safeAs the concrete crisis spreads to our courts and prisons, the parliamentary Public Accounts select committee put NHS officials and a senior civil servant through their paces to clarify exactly what is..
Grieving parents claim they were 'bullied' by under-review health trustA couple whose baby died after being in the care of an NHS trust that was under review were made to feel "insignificant" and like they "don't have a voice".