Further cuts in the number of beds in Scotland’s hospitals could have an “adverse effect” on the care provided, a doctors’ organisation has warned.
The country cannot allow Brexit to overshadow concerns being raised by senior medics about the ability of the NHS to cope this winter, a leading doctor has warned.
The NHS paid out £35 million in compensation last year due to hospitals being unsafe for staff to work in and dangerous for members of the public to visit.
Staffing levels in the NHS are “inadequate” for patients to be receiving quality care, a major new poll of doctors suggest.
Patients’ lives will be transformed as the NHS becomes the first health service in the world to routinely offer genomic testing, the Government’s chief scientific officer has said.
A declining number of children in England are being vaccinated against potentially deadly diseases, figures show.
Hundreds of patients with the most aggressive type of skin cancer could benefit from a drug after it was approved for use on the NHS.
Parents-to-be should be banned from using a blood test to determine the gender of their baby in the early stages of pregnancy, Labour has said.
A man who appeared in the National Crime Agency’s top 10 most wanted fraudsters campaign has been extradited to face charges in connection with an alleged £12 million fraud involving public bodies.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has apologised to almost 1,800 women who missed out on screening appointments for breast cancer.
Almost 25,000 referrals for mental health treatment for young people have been rejected since Nicola Sturgeon became First Minister in 2014, Labour has said.
Almost 1,800 women are being contacted by the NHS after it emerged they were not invited for breast screening appointments.
The number of people attending accident and emergency departments increased by 2% in 2017/18 compared with the year before, and has risen by 22% over the last 10 years, official figures show.
The use of mesh implants has been immediately halted in NHS Scotland for certain conditions, the health secretary has announced.
An average of 131 beds each day in the north-east are being taken up by delayed discharge.
The Health Secretary is to update parliament on mesh implants after the death of a woman was linked to the controversial procedure.
Some NHS staff choose not to get the flu vaccine because they wrongly believe it could make them ill, England’s top nurse has said.
Health leaders have warned a law to ensure safe staffing in the NHS will not achieve its objective as it currently stands.
The number of NHS staff vacancies has increased and is expected to rise further by the end of year, new figures show.
Scotland can be a world leader in the developing field of precision medicine, Nicola Sturgeon has told a national summit.
An “amazing” four-year-old boy who has had five major operations since he was born with a rare and life-threatening condition is starting his first day at primary school.
Campaigners have demanded an end to the “stealth tax” of NHS car parking charges in England by handing a petition into Downing Street.
It has been 21 years since Sarah Robertson underwent a kidney transplant.
Just five years ago Gillian Weir struggled to carry out everyday tasks – but a double lung transplant has transformed her life.
Health boards are to share an extra £10 million to help them cope with added pressure over the winter months.
One in seven NHS operations were cancelled or postponed on the day of surgery during one week at hospitals in the UK, a seven-day study found.
The NHS represents “the world’s biggest opportunity” for saving lives through technology, the Health Secretary has said.
The NHS has urged Superdrug to screen customers before providing Botox and fillers to protect vulnerable people.
The Scottish Government will consider whether a review or inquiry should be held after the death of a woman was linked to a mesh implant, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
The removal of financial incentives for GPs has been linked with a decline in performance by a new study.