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Antibiotic resistance plan to fight 'urgent' global threatMinisters want drug firms to develop new antibiotics and to stop people overusing existing ones. [...]

How diet is changing - the good and the badChildren are turning their backs on sugary drinks but all age groups eat too few vegetables, a surve [...]

St George's Hospital: 250 cardiac unit deaths to be reviewedComplex heart operations were moved out of St George's Hospital last year to allow for improvem [...]

Teen one of first UK proton-beam NHS patientsManchester's Christie hospital has the UK's first dedicated NHS treatment centre for the p [...]

Iceland still selling own-brand palm oil products despite pledgeThe retailer promised to remove palm oil from all of its own products by the end of 2018. [...]

After successful private testing with more than 3,000 patients across 30 GP practices in England, th [...]

A 15-year-old boy with a rare brain tumour will today begin world leading treatment at the NHS’s new [...]

Leading figures in health are celebrating ten years of a checklist for surgical teams which has save [...]

Issued at 8.41am on Monday 21 January 2019 There is a 90 per cent probability of severe cold weather [...]

Superdrug will introduce new mental health checks for customers who want to undergo cosmetic procedu [...]

Ambitions and actions for the next 5 years, supporting the 20-year vision for antimicrobial resistan [...]

How the UK will contribute to containing and controlling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) by 2040. [...]

Information for local authorities on charging for care and support. [...]

The UK-aid funding for the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations will help develop vaccine [...]

Seeks views on the DHSC group accounting manual that applies to DHSC bodies for their annual reports [...]

An expert panel is reviewing records of hundreds of patients who died after heart surgery at a major [...]

NHS Improvement has changed the terms on which trusts can receive “bonus” payments from a national f [...]

NHS trusts in London have criticised proposed changes to the national payment tariff which would cut [...]

A mental health trust in the West Midlands has appointed a new chief executive, the provider has ann [...]

A governance review into a troubled clinical commissioning group has highlighted concerns over poten [...]

Many UK healthcare professionals still “panic” when they come across a case of female genital mutila [...]

Health secretary Matt Hancock set to announce plans at World Economic Forum in DavosThe government i [...]

NICE recommends use of programs on smartphones for young people aged five to eight Children as young [...]

Royal, joined by New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern, says stiff upper lip approach must endPrince William [...]

Deaths of up to 250 patients at St George’s in Tooting between 2013 and 2018 to be reassessedExperts [...]

Readers respond to an article by Christopher de Bellaigue that asked whether euthanasia has gone too [...]

Children and young people with mild depression should be offered digital cognitive behavioural thera [...]

bmj;364/jan23_1/l221/FAF1faDuncan SmithBiographyPascale Allotey is director of the United Nations Un [...]

He Jiankui, the Chinese scientist who rocked the field of genetics when he announced in November tha [...]

In his book, Medical Nemesis, Ivan Illich says that doctors have misappropriated patients’ health—un [...]

bmj;364/jan22_8/l291/FAF1faAfter a successful undergraduate career in Pakistan, Huma Changez moved t [...]

A new pilot scheme encouraging people with diabetes to self-manage their condition using an interact [...]

The average daily rates received by locums have risen in most parts of the country over the past 12 [...]

GPs could help to speed up diagnosis of patients with colorectal cancer and other serious bowel dise [...]

The government's independent review of the partnership model should ensure there is increased f [...]

Dame Clare Marx has been named as the new chair of the GMC - the first woman in history to hold the [...]

Four U.S. senators expressed concern on Wednesday that federal employees affected by the partial gov [...]

Chinese scientists have made clones of a gene-edited macaque to aid research of circadian rhythm dis [...]

China will step up its fight against "irregularities" in the sale of healthcare products a [...]

(Reuters Health) - Twin baby girls joined at the head who were separated on June 6, 2017, are contin [...]

(Reuters Health) - Scratching the interior of the uterus before implanting a fertilized egg into the [...]