Fax machines will be banned across the NHS under plans to modernise the outdated technology and IT systems in the institution.
Dr Mike Smith has said that GPs are being “bogged down” by administrative work, as new figures suggest some patients are waiting three weeks for GP appointments.
Dr Chris van Tulleken has claimed that babies are wrongly being diagnosed with milk allergies because of the influence of the baby formula industry on medical professionals.
The biggest ever lung cancer screening trial will take place next year involving 50,000 people.
Labour MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle has revealed to the House of Commons that he is HIV positive ahead of World AIDS Day on Saturday.
The UK has made no progress - or is worsening - when it comes to obesity, a global report on nutrition has found.
The NHS will need to start implementing some emergency preparations before Christmas if there is a no-deal Brexit, in order to be ready for leaving the European Union in March, MPs have been warned.
Roy Lilley, a former NHS Trust chairman has said that everyone knows the NHS is “under pressure” but encouraging volunteers to help out is not about “amateurs doing bypass surgery”.
The UK is set to face a social care crisis as the sector is estimated to be 400,000 workers short by 2028, due to low pay and poor working conditions.
The health secretary has claimed there is an "awful lot of work" to do in order to ensure an "unhindered supply of drugs" in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Deborah Arnott, Chief Executive of Action on Smoking and Health has said it is “unreasonable” to stop people from smoking in their own homes, but more has to be done to reduce smoking in social housing and privately-rented properties.
Campaigner Dan White from Department of Ability has said that disabled children always end up at the “bottom of the greasy pole of priorities” and a Minister for Disabled Children is a “necessity” to change this.
Coca-Cola has reduced the number of stops on its annual Christmas truck tour as a charity claimed resistance was growing to the company giving out free sugary drinks.
Children should be taught the meaning of terms such as gay, lesbian and bisexual in primary schools, leading medics have said.
Liberal Democrat Norman Lamb has said that an “age tax” is an option because it “protects young people” from additional costs.
A Briton who died after being bitten by a rabid cat while abroad in Morocco "did not receive the vaccine until it was too late", it has emerged.
Prescriptions for diabetics are now costing the NHS in England more than £1 billion a year, new figures show.
Louise Meincke has said that the ‘meat tax’, which would increase the cost of processed meat by 79% was not about “punishing individuals”, but about encouraging governments to improve the affordability of healthy foods.
Women who are at their best early in the morning are less likely to develop breast cancer than those who are not, a study has found.
Professor Tom Marshall has said that “nothing terrible is going to happen” if children do not get their tonsils removed, after a report found that thousands of children are having “unnecessary” surgery.
The health secretary, Matt Hancock, has said that people need to take "greater personal responsibility" for managing their own health.
Sharon Morris, a former mental health nurse has said she was diagnosed with PTSD and still has nightmares after being attacked by a patient two years ago.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said violence against NHS staff is “shocking” but body cameras and higher penalties are being brought in to dissuade people from being violent.
The National Health Service is being “ripped off” by pharmaceutical companies charging more than £1,000 for a bottle of pain-relieving mouthwash, ministers have been told.
Contact lens wearers have been urged to look after their eyes following an outbreak of a rare infection which can cause blindness.
Steve Brine joined Julia Hartley-Brewer to discuss government plans to ban energy drinks for children.
The comments come after Public Health England posted figures on Monday that one in 25 10 to 11 year olds were leaving primary school acutely or severely obese.
The singer said more work is needed to bring young men "into the fold" as a solution to end the scourge of the HIV virus
In his first speech since being appointed to the role, Matt Hancock said his commitment to the health service was not just professional but "deeply personal"
Home Secretary Sajid Javid ordered part one of the review last month following a number of high-profile cases involving children being denied access to cannabis oil
New Office for National Statistics data shows that the largest reduction in smoking prevalence since 2011 has been noted among 18 to 24-year-olds
Stephen Lloyd MP, who's advocated for families who lost relatives at Gosport War Memorial Hospital for ten years, says police action is needed
E-cigarettes and 'opt-out' smoking cessation advice were some of the recommendations from the Royal College of Physicians
'Simple measure would improve the wellbeing of women', they argue
The Health Secretary warned that after the "most challenging" winter for many years there is "no doubt" about the pressures the service is under
Long, cold winter and high rates of flu and norovirus have contributed to hospitals’ problems
Hay fever and asthma closely linked, says Asthma UK, as charity offers advice for those affected
Learning more about nutrition has made him "spiritual", the chef, writer and restaurateur says
Institute of Cancer Research scientists found lung cancer drug crizotinib can kill breast cancer cells that have a particular genetic defect
The British Medical Association warned levels of demands and activity this summer could mirror winters of two or three years ago
A survey by Action on Salt found some Chinese ready meals contain more than half an adult's daily allowance for salt
The man was working alone in a remote health clinic in Australia
Shadow health secretary Jonathan Ashworth is to say it's unacceptable to put the safety of patients at risk because of Brexit
Aaron Bastani claims his idea to fund education, social care and infrastructure is so simple 'it's not rocket science'
Lord Willetts is to say we are now at a 'tipping point' due to the ageing population
The Home Office says it is exploring 'every option' for the child who has a rare form of epilepsy
The latest British Social Attitudes survey found that satisfaction with GPs has fallen to its lowest level in 35 years
James Whale and MP James Brokenshire believe cancer is harder on the loved ones around you
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer found 'stark differences' in services even within the same towns
It is thought the errors cost the NHS £1.6 billion every year
Author Mark Rice-Oxley thinks men don't always have the 'emotional vocabulary to be able to confront' mental health problems