Our health and social care correspondent analyses a new-look NHS and how changes to the health service affect you.
Experts warn that the world needs to ‘wake up’ to an emerging epidemic of diabetes and tuberculosis. Figures show that diabetes triples the risk of a person developing TB and with cases ‘skyrocketing’ around the world, doctors said there was a risk that the progress made in the fight against tuberculosis over the last few decades would be reversed.
Without a doubt, all this research is important. More than 400,000 people in the UK have type 1 diabetes – 29,000 of them are children.
A new report by Chief Executive Simon Stevens lays out a way forward for the NHS – but will it assuage concern over the private sector’s role in the health service?
Doctors have said that a power tool called a morcellator, used to remove fibroids in the womb, may actually be putting women’s lives at risk by increasing the risk of a rare cancer.
The NHS is facing its worst financial crisis in a decade and any extra demands would require finding savings from elsewhere. Many managers are saying those “elsewheres” do not
It was the first live birth from a womb transplant – baby Vincent had been born from a womb donated by a 61-year-old friend of the new mother. But when will such transplants come to
Relentlessly criticised, blamed for the A&E crisis, asked to work longer hours: being a GP just does not have the allure that it once did.
While there is a belief in some quarters that there is still room for efficiencies to be made, if you talk to NHS managers many will say they have sliced and diced as much as they dare.
Although this was not quite 24 hours to save the NHS, certainly rescuing it from David Cameron was the theme. And how is he going to do this? Integration. Not terribly catchy.