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Women still experience racism in Nottingham maternity services, says inquiry head

March 1, 2024

SAS doctors in England reject pay offer worth 6-9%

March 1, 2024

Idaho halts execution by lethal injection after failure to establish intravenous line

March 1, 2024

Italian doctors launch campaign to fight “harmful” practice of detaining migrants

March 1, 2024

Doctors report big rise in patients with illness because of socioeconomic factors

March 1, 2024

One in eight people globally are obese, with rates in children increasing fourfold in three decades

March 1, 2024

GPs in England express dismay at “final” 2.23% contract offer

February 29, 2024

Waiting lists unlikely to return to pre-pandemic levels until at least 2029, warns think tank

February 29, 2024

Covid-19 taskforce called for a new national vaccine agency to prepare for future pandemics

February 29, 2024

Parliament cannot ignore moves to change law on assisted dying in parts of the UK, say MPs

February 29, 2024

Seven days in medicine: 21-27 February

February 29, 2024

Eating disorders: Targets fail to improve children’s access to treatment, warn psychiatrists

February 29, 2024

Bronx medical students to receive free tuition after $1bn donation

February 28, 2024

Pledge to boost medical training places rings hollow, say leaders

February 27, 2024

Gaza: Excess deaths could exceed 85000, researchers predict

February 27, 2024

Junior doctors in England strike for 10th time as pay dispute rumbles on

February 26, 2024

Sponge-on-a-string test replaces need for endoscopy in eight in 10 reflux patients

February 26, 2024

Nearly half US states limit or ban access to gender affirming care for adolescents, finds report

February 26, 2024

South Korea: Striking junior doctors are threatened with arrest and suspension

February 26, 2024

Dengue fever: Brazil rushes out vaccine as climate change fuels unprecedented surge

February 26, 2024

Covid-19: Two rare vaccine side effects detected in large global study

February 26, 2024

Sixty seconds on . . . Breathtaking

February 23, 2024

Gaza: “No health system left,” says MSF

February 23, 2024

Home Office’s use of second medical opinions to assess asylum seekers was unlawful

February 23, 2024

Excess mortality: “More sophisticated” approach better reflects population, says ONS

February 22, 2024

Scottish NHS faces uncertain future as demand outstrips activity

February 22, 2024

US Medicare claims for urinary catheters rose 10 fold last year in apparent $2bn fraud

February 22, 2024

Seven days in medicine: 14-20 February 2024

February 22, 2024

University in Alabama halts IVF treatments after court rules embryos are children

February 22, 2024

Surge in drug supply problems reflects lack of government insight, says industry leader

February 22, 2024

GMC apologises for regulatory action against doctors convicted under now repealed homophobic laws

February 22, 2024

Torbay hospital needs four more obstetricians to make maternity service safe, says regulator

February 21, 2024

Martha’s rule to be rolled out in English hospitals from April

February 21, 2024

Codeine cough syrups are made prescription only because of risk of abuse

February 21, 2024

NHS England faces legal action over redacted NHS data contract with Palantir

February 20, 2024

Government is refusing to include GPs or nurses in additional roles scheme, says BMA leader

February 20, 2024

Fund “broken” mental health services based on current need, demands BMA

February 20, 2024

Junior doctors in Northern Ireland vote to strike in March

February 20, 2024

Infection specialists call for more clarity on prescribing fluoroquinolones

February 19, 2024

Changes to academic foundation jobs spark concern

February 19, 2024

GMC admits error in decision over whether to investigate doctor’s claims over covid vaccine

February 19, 2024

Gaza: Doctors of the World office destroyed, as medics are forced to amputate without anaesthetic

February 19, 2024

NHS rainbow badge scheme pares back activity after losing funding

February 19, 2024

Sixty seconds on . . . frostbite

February 16, 2024

Hospitals serving England’s most deprived patients generate proportionally less private income, study shows

February 16, 2024

BMA urges government to lift cap on compensation for LGBT veterans

February 16, 2024

Women from more deprived backgrounds are less likely to have an epidural, finds study

February 16, 2024

Measles: 500 cases are confirmed in England as clusters appear around the country

February 15, 2024

Maternal syphilis rates tripled in the US between 2016 and 2022, data show

February 15, 2024

Alaskapox: First human death from zoonotic virus is announced

February 15, 2024

NHS apologises to family of junior doctor who died by suicide

February 15, 2024

GP who prescribed drugs to herself and family is allowed to return to practice

February 15, 2024

CQC demands urgent improvements at Brighton based trust as ratings are lowered

February 15, 2024

Seven days in medicine: 7-13 February 2024

February 15, 2024

Delays in dealing with complaints against drug companies are growing

February 14, 2024

Diphtheria: WHO publishes first ever guidance following outbreaks

February 14, 2024

Leading climate scientist Mann wins $1m in defamation lawsuit

February 14, 2024

End decades of primary care policy failures, says think tank

February 14, 2024

Sierra Leone comes under pressure to outlaw FGM after three girls die

February 13, 2024

OHID: Cuts to disparities office could worsen health inequalities, doctors warn

February 13, 2024

NHS Scotland is treating fewer patients than before the pandemic despite boost to staff and funding

February 12, 2024

Sixty seconds on . . . Viagra and Alzheimer’s disease

February 12, 2024

Variability in blood pressure could help predict heart attack and stroke risk, researchers say

February 9, 2024

Ecuador becomes second Latin American country to decriminalise euthanasia

February 9, 2024

Junior doctors in England announce fresh five day strike this month

February 9, 2024

Measles: Man dies in Ireland, while cases in West Midlands remain “disproportionately high”

February 9, 2024

Strategy to reduce drug use has failed to deliver promised innovations, say MPs

February 9, 2024

GMC should prioritise doctors’ wellbeing and communication during disruptions to training, says report

February 9, 2024

Scotland increases minimum alcohol price to 65p in bid to curb demand

February 9, 2024

Edenfield Centre: Review into abuse at Manchester mental health unit finds leaders were more interested in reputation than care

February 8, 2024

Frailty in older people worsened under austerity, study finds

February 8, 2024

Long covid: Online rehabilitation can improve quality of life, study reports

February 8, 2024

Midwifery conference is criticised over formula milk sponsors

February 8, 2024

Nearly 500 clinical trials carried out in Nordic countries since 2016 remain unpublished

February 8, 2024

Dental plan for England is criticised for failing to root out systemic problems

February 8, 2024

NHS organisations must “get a grip” on racism, says report

February 8, 2024

Seven days in medicine: 31 Jan to 6 Feb 2024

February 8, 2024

Public health funding settlement is “nowhere near enough” leaders warn

February 7, 2024

More than 90 wildfires kill 112 people in Chile

February 7, 2024

Award people in England harmed by mesh or valproate interim £25 000, says safety commissioner

February 7, 2024

Malnutrition and sexual violence rates surge as half a million cross the Darién Gap

February 7, 2024

Purdue Pharma’s “predatory and deceptive” advertiser Publicis pays $350m to US states

February 6, 2024

Junior doctors in Wales announce new strike dates

February 6, 2024

Child health: Experts condemn “appalling decline” in UK

February 6, 2024

New doctor who made health claims about IV nutrient infusions is suspended

February 5, 2024

GP wins appeal against suspension over remote treatment of patient during pandemic

February 5, 2024

Physician associates increase doctors’ workloads

February 2, 2024

UK’s progress on cancer survival has slowed in past decade, figures show

February 2, 2024

Covid inquiry: Tears and tensions as Sturgeon takes the stand

February 2, 2024

GP contract: Practices at risk of closure unless 1.9% offer is improved, warns BMA

February 2, 2024

Next government must be bold to tackle worst NHS crisis ever, says ݮƵ commission

February 2, 2024

NHS rolls out national gene testing to spot cancer risk in Jewish community

February 2, 2024

Supporting surgeons after adverse events: five minutes with . . . Kevin Turner

February 2, 2024

Aduhelm: Biogen abandons Alzheimer’s drug after controversial approval left it unfunded by Medicare

February 2, 2024

Sixty seconds on . . . fasting

February 2, 2024

Hospital beds: Are there really 5000 more “core” beds in England?

February 1, 2024

Surgeons launch “Let’s remove it” campaign to stamp out sexual misconduct

February 1, 2024

Immigration detention: BMA calls for abolition, amid health and human rights concerns

February 1, 2024

NHS will continue to fail people with mental health conditions without urgent reforms, warns ombudsman

February 1, 2024

Canada shelves plan to allow medically assisted dying for people with mental illness

February 1, 2024
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