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Man arrested after GP is stabbed at practice in Sidcup

May 24, 2024

GP leaders reject “venomous” language that “condemns” physician associates

May 24, 2024

Sixty seconds on . . . prepping

May 24, 2024

GPs share stories of patient violence amid calls for tougher sanctions against perpetrators

May 24, 2024

Covid inquiry: What have we learnt about Northern Ireland’s response?

May 24, 2024

Patients should be able to self-refer to ADHD and other neurodiversity services, LMCs say

May 24, 2024

Bird flu: US confirms second human case in two months

May 23, 2024

Severe budget cuts in Kenya will plunge country into health crisis, officials warn

May 23, 2024

Up to 6% of UK adults might have a food allergy, says report

May 23, 2024

Seven days in medicine: 15-21 May 2024

May 23, 2024

England’s health screening programmes: experts warn of safety risks if national oversight is lost

May 22, 2024

Chelsea Flower Show’s healing gardens

May 22, 2024

Major rise in STIs undermining global health targets, WHO warns

May 22, 2024

Physician associates must have a named senior doctor supervising them at all times, says BMA

May 22, 2024

Violence against health staff in conflict zones reached record high in 2023

May 22, 2024

Wastewater management must have greater focus on protecting public health, says report

May 21, 2024

Infected blood scandal: “Chilling” cover up hid truth for decades, public inquiry finds

May 21, 2024

Navy surgeon suspended after operating on boy’s genitals without consent

May 20, 2024

GP practices at risk from suspension of Scottish support scheme

May 20, 2024

Global life expectancy to increase by almost five years by 2050, study predicts

May 20, 2024

Reduced discretionary effort by staff is affecting NHS productivity, report finds

May 20, 2024

GPs in England to be balloted on potential collective action over contract changes

May 20, 2024

Sixty seconds on . . . the pandemic treaty

May 17, 2024

Hospitals are urged to increase use of virtual wards to cut admissions

May 17, 2024

Whooping cough: What’s behind the rise in cases and deaths in England?

May 17, 2024

Semaglutide may provide sustained weight loss for at least four years, study reports

May 16, 2024

Australia: Inductions and preterm births fell during early pandemic years

May 16, 2024

Junior doctors’ pay dispute in England: Government and BMA agree to look at mediation

May 16, 2024

SAS doctors in England set to vote on new pay deal

May 16, 2024

Consultant who sterilised woman during caesarean section without saying why is suspended for 12 months

May 16, 2024

US states with abortion bans attract fewer applicants for residency positions, study finds

May 16, 2024

Sudan: Urgent action is needed to avoid famine, warn agencies

May 16, 2024

Seven days in medicine: 8-14 May 2024

May 16, 2024

Public health leaders welcome plans to make overdose reversal drug more accessible

May 14, 2024

Mental health: MPs condemn overreliance on pills

May 14, 2024

Africa triples health workforce in 10 years, but unemployment is a problem

May 14, 2024

Doctors question long term training prospects of 350 additional medical students

May 14, 2024

Harrowing accounts of birth trauma lead to MPs’ call for concerted action to improve maternity services

May 14, 2024

Doctors in Kenya end strike after threat of court action

May 14, 2024

AMA raises alarm over crisis in rural healthcare in US

May 14, 2024

Life becomes art in Wellcome’s new exhibition

May 13, 2024

First treatment for rare heart condition to be available in England

May 13, 2024

Why are doctors struggling to find jobs in an NHS so short of clinicians?

May 13, 2024

Infective endocarditis: Coroner’s report questions NICE guidance on prevention

May 13, 2024

NHS England is accused of complacency over workforce plan risk assessment

May 13, 2024

Surgeons criticise trust’s use of care practitioner to perform laparoscopic cholecystectomies

May 13, 2024

Pregnant women in UK offered extra opportunity to screen for Edwards’ syndrome

May 10, 2024

Continuous observation of patients at risk of self harm is often ineffective, finds safety report

May 10, 2024

Health department lacks grip on spending and clinical negligence payouts, MPs warn

May 10, 2024

WHO: World makes strides towards better health, but work is needed on sustainable development goals

May 10, 2024

Sixty seconds on . . . Apple Watch

May 10, 2024

Northern Ireland: GPs agree contract changes

May 10, 2024

Antimicrobial resistance: UK’s five year plan aims to reduce antibiotic use by 5% by 2029

May 9, 2024

Whooping cough: Five infants die in England this year as cases continue to rise

May 9, 2024

“Toxic debate” over treatment for gender dysphoria in UK leaves judges without expert medical witnesses

May 9, 2024

Gaza: Israel begins Rafah attack despite WHO warning of “bloodbath”

May 9, 2024

Seven days in medicine: 1-7 May 2024

May 9, 2024

Moderna’s decision to shelve vaccine plant in Kenya should encourage global south’s self-reliance, says global health adviser

May 8, 2024

Montelukast: UK regulator says asthma drug needs clearer warnings of side effects

May 8, 2024

No men’s health strategy on horizon as government focuses on promoting health checks

May 8, 2024

Duty of candour: BMJ investigation reveals patchy enforcement

May 8, 2024

Staff shortages are key contributor to baby deaths, investigation finds

May 8, 2024

Record breaking floods hit Brazil

May 8, 2024

LMC removes GP from committee amid row over attendance at meetings

May 7, 2024

General practice: BMA criticises pilots to test new ways of working

May 7, 2024

Breast surgeon who left patients scarred, in pain, and unable to wear prostheses is struck off

May 7, 2024

Judge warns over “dangerously high” hormone dose prescribed to teenager by online gender clinic

May 3, 2024

US expert panel says breast cancer screening should begin at 40

May 3, 2024

Leading clinical academic warns of crisis in UK research

May 3, 2024

Sickle cell: NICE approves voxelotor after initially rejecting it over uncertain evidence

May 3, 2024

BMA questions GMC processes that led to Sarah Benn tribunal

May 2, 2024

Florida bans abortions after six weeks, leaving millions of women in southeastern US without care

May 2, 2024

GP who used his surgery for sex sessions with three women is struck off

May 2, 2024

Houston transplant programme halted amid allegations that surgeon in charge secretly made patients ineligible

May 2, 2024

Whistleblowers face systemic poor behaviour from employers, warns union

May 2, 2024

Women live longer than men but have more illness throughout life, global study finds

May 2, 2024

Seven days in medicine: 24-30 April 2024

May 2, 2024

UK research sector launches voluntary environmental sustainability agreement

May 1, 2024

Consultants in Northern Ireland to be balloted on strike action from next week

May 1, 2024

Gaza: Paediatricians call on UK government to stop selling arms to Israel

May 1, 2024

MPs debate assisted dying amid protests by both sides

April 30, 2024

US coal fired power stations must clean up or close down, says environment agency

April 30, 2024

Sixty seconds on . . . anti-ageing products

April 30, 2024

Doctors will shape Labour’s 10 year plan to fix NHS crisis, says shadow health secretary

April 30, 2024

Italy: Doctors’ leaders criticise scrapping of medical school entrance exam

April 30, 2024

Plans to tighten up disability benefits are attacked by health and disability representatives

April 30, 2024

MP resigns from Tory party over NHS “stretched close to breaking point”

April 30, 2024

Patients should be allowed to request same sex doctor for intimate care, government says

April 30, 2024

Contaminated blood scandal: compensation plans are at risk, campaigners warn

April 30, 2024

MMR uptake in England quadruples in 2024

April 29, 2024

Working alongside senior female doctors could significantly reduce the gender gap in medicine, finds study

April 29, 2024

Quebec man chooses assisted death after emergency department stay leaves him with agonising pressure ulcer

April 29, 2024

ICBs failing to fairly allocate funding to hospices across the country, MPs told

April 26, 2024

Action demanded on alcohol as deaths hit record levels

April 26, 2024

Diabetes UK defends partnership with Slimming World in face of criticism

April 26, 2024

US Supreme Court hears arguments on whether states can regulate emergency abortions

April 26, 2024

People in mental health crisis are still being criminalised owing to NHS failures, says report

April 26, 2024

Experts call for school focused support to overhaul children’s mental health services

April 26, 2024

NHS England sets out measures to improve rotational training

April 25, 2024

Gaza: Hundreds of bodies are recovered from mass graves at two major hospitals

April 25, 2024
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