Our health and social care correspondent analyses a new-look NHS and how changes to the health service affect you.
When Michel Sidibé, the executive director of UNAIDS, spoke at the opening of the International Aids Conference he said he had a vision. The end of Aids by 2030.
That means, he said, voluntary testing and treatment reaching everyone, everywhere; each person with HIV having the virus suppressed, no-one dying from Aids, no baby being born with Aids.
There are fears that the fight against HIV is in danger as increasing numbers of countries introduce anti-gay laws. Health and Social Care Correspondent Victoria Macdonald reports from
Kick and kill is a rather brutal phrase for a scientific endeavour but it precisely describes attempts to seek out HIV and then destroy it.
There was a time when the word ‘cure’ was never used in relation to HIV. It was thought to be too elusive, too unachievable. But something changed in the past decade.
The president of the International Aids Society delivered a heartfelt statement on the loss of six delegates in the destruction of Flight MH17, writes Victoria Macdonald.
At Melbourne Airport, there’s a welcome desk for delegates for the International Aids Conference. It is heartbreaking to know some will never arrive.
It’s not often that I feel sorry for a politician. But today I do feel a wee bit sorry for former Health Secretary Andrew Lansley, whose dreams of being EU commissioner have been crushed.
The clamour is growing for something to be done about the NHS – through extra taxes, paying to see your GP, reconfiguring services, better use of technologies, more care in the community.
Six million patients a year are turning up at hospital A&E units because they can’t get appointments with their GPs. Meanwhile, a study suggests a rise of 11 per cent in the number of
As part of its inquiry into safe discharge from hospitals, Healthwatch England is looking at how the NHS responds to cases of mothers suffering from postpartum psychosis.