People in their forties and fifties face more years of ill health than baby boomers, a study suggests.
Breast cancer screening is to start again in Scotland after being halted due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Scotland’s First Minister has claimed compliance with new rules making face coverings mandatory in shops is “probably close to 100%”.
A 37-year-old karate champion has become one of the first people in the country to have an upgraded version of the world’s smallest pacemaker implanted inside her heart.
The UK must brace itself for an “inevitable” rise in mental illness as a result of Covid-19, the new president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists has warned.
A petition calling for urgent action to prevent thousands of cancer deaths due to treatment delays during the Covid-19 crisis has topped 100,000 signatures within hours of being launched.
Serbia is being removed from a list of where people returning to or visiting England can avoid quarantine, on the day the new rules come into force.
Quarantine rules for people returning to or visiting the UK from certain countries will be relaxed from Friday.
Owners and workers have said they are “ecstatic” as gyms, beauty salons and tattoo parlours prepare to reopen in the latest easing of lockdown restrictions in England.
Scots will be allowed to visit multiple households and stay overnight for the first time since March after Nicola Sturgeon unveiled the "most significant milestone yet" in Scotland's journey out of lockdown.
Tens of thousands of patients have received an apology from the Government for delays in listening and responding to concerns over “avoidable harm” in the healthcare system.
A diet rich in fruit, vegetables and whole grains is linked to a lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to two new studies.
Fears of excess cancer deaths during Covid crisis leads to plea for those with chronic coughs to contact their doctor
People with lung cancer symptoms are being urged to contact their doctors, amid fears that signs of the disease are being ignored during the coronavirus crisis.
The emergency hospital set up in Glasgow will receive its first patients in July as the NHS recovers from the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic.
A minute’s silence has been held in remembrance of those who have died during the coronavirus pandemic.
People in Wales must continue to follow the five-mile advice and stay local this weekend as pubs open over the border in England, the first minister has said.
Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers across England have opened their doors to customers for the first time in months on so-called Super Saturday. Business owners have taken a range of measures to comply with Government restrictions but the easing of lockdown measures has prompted concerns about a possible rise in coronavirus cases.
Police Scotland say they will be carrying out daily patrols as part of the force’s summer campaign against drink and drug driving.
Couples have tied the knot and barbers have opened for the first time in months as coronavirus restrictions were eased across England on what has been dubbed ‘Super Saturday’.
One of the first people to visit a hair salon since the nation went into lockdown has said it was nice to feel “like normal” again.
A nationwide round of applause is set to take place on Sunday evening to mark the 72nd anniversary of the NHS.
‘We can’t allow ourselves to be dragged along’: Nicola Sturgeon urges Scots to back local tourism amid air bridges row
Nicola Sturgeon has urged Scots to consider booking a holiday at home amid a growing row over the UK Government's "shambolic" handling of plans to ease quarantine rules for air travellers.
A university is to collaborate with the NHS and Scottish technology companies to use artificial intelligence (AI) to determine which patients need bowel cancer screenings.
Staff and residents in care homes for people over 65 or with dementia will be regularly tested for coronavirus from next week, the Government has announced.
Public Health England has published an updated list of new Covid-19 cases in England, by local authority area.
People should try and achieve more physical activity each week to reduce their risk of death, new studies have suggested.
An inquisitive child has delighted viewers after she interrupted a live BBC News interview and even struck up a conversation with the newsreader.
The Government and Public Health England (PHE) have been criticised for not sharing coronavirus case and testing data vital to halting local outbreaks.
Stormont’s Deputy First Minister has stood over her actions at the funeral of an IRA veteran, accusing her critics of trying to score political points.
An NHS trust is blaming a “second, late peak” after its hospitals recorded more than 10% of weekly Covid-19 deaths for the whole of England.