AUDIO: NHS Trust 'blackened' doctor's name

A senior cardiologist, who exposed concerns about patient safety at Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry, has won an unfair dismissal case.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 4:36 am

Foreign doctors 'need tougher test'

Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring them in line with UK standards, a study says.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 4:08 am

VIDEO: Warning over foreign doctor training

There are calls for stricter assessments of foreign-trained doctors before they practise in the UK.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 12:59 am

Bullied children still suffer at 50

Children can experience the negative effects of bullying on their physical and mental health more than 40 years later, says a study from King's College London.

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 6:01 pm

Pensioners could get death estimate

Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 11:31 am

VIDEO: Babylab studies development of ADHD

Scientists at a London laboratory carry out tests to try to discover how and why some people develop Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 9:22 am

Routine operations: Is a crisis brewing?

Concern over rise in waits for hospital operations

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 9:21 am

AUDIO: Man amputated hand to get 'reaction'

A man who suffered with chronic hand pain chopped the limb off so people "would listen."

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 6:37 am

Reprieve for 18 NI care homes

All 18 NHS care homes in Northern Ireland that were earmarked for closure are to remain open while residents want to stay in them.

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 2:42 am

Hospital infections 'still too high'

Doctors and nurses should do more to stop hospital patients developing infections, an NHS watchdog says.

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 7:56 pm

Should drug firms make payments to doctors?

Does it matter that drug firms give doctors money and gifts?

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 6:46 pm

Cyborg glasses express fake emotions

A Japanese researcher creates glasses that show computer-generated eyes that express emotions so that the wearer does not need to bother.

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 6:00 pm

How can music make your ears bleed?

How loud does it have to be for your ears to bleed?

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 12:17 pm

Early op 'may have saved man's life'

A businessman who died after complications following a cancer operation "would probably have survived" if he was re-operated on sooner, an inquest hears.

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 9:04 am

Beard trend 'guided by evolution'

The boom and bust of men's beard fashions may mirror Darwinian selection, scientists say.

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 4:56 am

Under 16s 'shut out of safe havens'

Children suffering a mental health crisis in England are being forced into police custody because 35% of NHS "places of safety" ban under 16s, figures suggest.

Posted by on 16 April 2014 | 1:16 am

Warning over bowel cancer screening

Bowel cancer screening uptake needs to improve, campaigners say, after figures showed just half of people eligible in England come forward for the test.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 10:24 pm

VIDEO: Lord Tebbit turns children's writer

Lord Tebbit, the former Tory minister and party chairman turns his hand to writing a children's novel, the central character being a 14-year-old boy left paralysed after a car crash.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 6:01 pm

Crohn's patient loses fertility case

A woman who has Crohn's disease loses a legal challenge against a decision to refuse her NHS funding to freeze her eggs before chemotherapy.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 1:41 pm

'Terror' of patient's op wake-up

A patient who awoke from an anaesthetic minutes before major surgery speaks of the "terrifying" experience.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 10:43 am

AUDIO: RNIB: UK needs sight loss advisors

Every eye clinic in the UK should provide access to a sight loss advisor, the RNIB has claimed.

Posted by on 15 April 2014 | 5:48 am

VIDEO: Inside the 'celeb' rehab centre

The Priory Hospital wants to shake off its 'quick fix' image

Posted by on 14 April 2014 | 11:55 pm

Bombing couple still Boston strong

Boston marathon bombing survivors cope with aftermath

Posted by on 14 April 2014 | 7:00 pm

Sensors to prevent pain for amputees

Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores.

Posted by on 14 April 2014 | 6:41 pm

GP hours scheme 'to benefit 7m'

New opening hours for GP surgeries in England will benefit seven million patients, far more than originally planned, the government says.

Posted by on 14 April 2014 | 9:18 am