Prescriptions for diabetics are now costing the NHS in England more than £1 billion a year, new figures show.
Julia Hartley-Brewer said that previous government cuts and the working conditions for NHS staff have led to the current shortage, predicted to reach over 51,000 by 2021
The health secretary, Matt Hancock, has said that people need to take "greater personal responsibility" for managing their own health.
Julia Hartley-Brewer has said that people understand the effect “a kebab and cigarettes” has on their health and still make that choice, as the Health Secretary announces a new prevention strategy for areas such as smoking and obesity.
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.
Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has said he knows “people have made sacrifices” for the economy, but its strong growth means the hardship “is all starting to bear fruit”.
Chancellor Philip Hammond is expected to announce a £2 billion per year injection into mental health services in the Autumn Budget 2018
A poll by the Centre for Progressive Policy shows some people think it's 'not fair' for non-UK citizens to use the NHS for free
A researcher at the Institute of Public Policy Research tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the NHS must increase its spending on mental health to achieve parity of esteem with physical illnesses
Dr Mike Galsworthy, the founder of NHS Against Brexit, says leaving the EU on top of the annual winter crisis could mean a bleak time ahead for the NHS
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called on the Prime Minister to restore bursaries for NHS nurses as he claims there are currently 40,000 nurse vacancies in the NHS.
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.
A waste disposal company facing a criminal investigation over a pile-up of waste from the NHS has denied claims that human body parts were among items caught up in the pile up.
A clinical waste disposal firm has been stripped of NHS contracts after allowing waste, which included human body parts, to pile up at its facilities.
Chairman of the National Obesity Forum, Tam Fry has said NHS England restricting sugary drinks sales is “an excellent idea” because “you are in a hospital to get better”.
Sue Avery, Director of Birmingham Women’s Fertility Centre has said that gender selection by parents was about "desire", not medical need.
A criminal investigation is under way after hundreds of tonnes of waste from NHS hospitals, including human body parts, was allowed to pile up by a disposal company.
Hundreds of tonnes of toxic waste including human body parts from NHS patients has been stockpiled by a waste management company, sparking a national incident.
The National Health Service is to recruit doctors from Australia in the latest initiative to boost GP numbers.
An emergency £240 million will be pumped into the social care system to ease the pressure on the NHS this winter.
The coroner leading the Grenfell Tower inquest has called on the NHS to set up a screening programme for those who were exposed to smoke and dust in the fire.
The “ideal” US-UK free trade deal has been drafted by two thinktanks, which would include unhindered movement of workers between the two countries.
The NHS has revealed that a declining number of children are being vaccinated against potentially deadly diseases.
A computer programmer has been charged in the US for working for the North Korean state in a series of cyber attacks, including the WannaCry ransomware that crippled the NHS.
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"
The former Blue Peter presenter leaves University Hospital Lewisham after 10 days in coma
Some 256 "state-of-the-art" vehicles will be added to ambulance fleets, the Department of Health and Social Care said, with more than half available for use this winter.
The Lewisham and Greenwich NHS choir will release a charity single to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service
The health service, which is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its creation this week, ended the last financial year with almost 100,000 vacancies
The health service, which is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its creation this week, ended the last financial year with almost 100,000 vacancies.
An app that lets patients book appointments has been praised by the health secretary but doctors say there are not
E-cigarettes and 'opt-out' smoking cessation advice were some of the recommendations from the Royal College of Physicians
The British Medical Association will discuss how under-funding causes sub-par patient care at their annual meeting today
Taxpayers will contribute more to the NHS in a "fair and balanced way" Theresa May said, as well as pledging improvements to mental health services
The Prime Minister will use an address in London on Monday to outline how spending on the health service will grow by £384 million a week in real terms by 2024.
The Home secretary plans to ease the 20,700 limit on skilled foreign workers
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is promising more support for doctors and nurses who make "honest mistakes" while treating patients so they can learn from their errors without fear of prosecution.
The NHS received £8 million in additional funding to reach as many as possible following the Grenfell Tower fire, and anticipates services will be needed 'for years'
ore than one million health workers are to receive a pay rise worth 6.5% for most staff over the next three years, after the deal was accepted by those ranging from nurses to cleaners.
Up to 850 women in England and Wales could benefit from a targeted pill that treats ovarian cancer.
The number of GPs who plan to leave the profession in the next five years is at an all-time high, a new report has found.
Male doctors earn £10,000 more on average than their female counterparts and Jeremy Hunt has announced a review into the pay discrepancy
More than 6,000 visa applications for highly skilled workers like scientists, IT specialists and doctors with job offers in the UK were refused because of a Government-imposed cap on numbers, it has been revealed.
A new feature on the GoodSAM platform will allow medics to initiate a video link with 999 callers.
NHS hospitals currently treated differently to private hospitals
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
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