BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
December strike by NHS nurses is biggest in their history
25 Nov 2022 at 3:42am
Royal College of Nursing members in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are set to walkout in December.
Nurses' strike: How much do you know about their pay? Try our quiz
25 Nov 2022 at 12:45am
The BBC's Laura Foster tests your knowledge in this video quiz, with five questions on nurses' pay.
Scientists say eight glasses of water a day may be too much
25 Nov 2022 at 8:59am
Aberdeen scientists have found the recommended intake of two litres of water a day may be excessive.
Universal flu vaccine could counter future pandemic
24 Nov 2022 at 5:59pm
Animal trials, using the same mRNA technology as successful Covid vaccines, have gone well, scientists say.
Ashford bacteria outbreak: Primary school pupil dies with infection
24 Nov 2022 at 12:56pm
A second child is taken to hospital and pupils and staff are being prescribed antibiotics.
Patients dying as ambulances face crippling delays in England
24 Nov 2022 at 3:38am
Warning by NHS bosses as nearly three in 10 crews caught in queues outside A&E in England last week.
Planned Caesarean births have doubled in 20 years in Scotland
25 Nov 2022 at 3:35am
There were more than 8,000 elective Caesareans in Scotland last year - the highest total on record.
Ulster Hospital: Bed pressures 'worse than during Covid'
24 Nov 2022 at 8:34am
A senior hospital manager says it is difficult to secure community care for vulnerable discharged patients.
The puzzle of UK?s half a million missing workers
23 Nov 2022 at 5:00am
The number out of work through ill health has been rising sharply - and no-one is really sure why.
Cost of living: Patients refuse sick notes over lost pay worry - GPs
24 Nov 2022 at 3:04am
GPs say there is clear evidence of the negative impact of the cost of living on patients' health.
UK to send 24 ambulances to Ukraine, says foreign secretary during visit
24 Nov 2022 at 9:13pm
Foreign Secretary James Cleverly is in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv for talks with President Zelensky.
Does the average nurse earn £34,000 a year?
25 Nov 2022 at 2:54am
Nurses have voted to strike. How much do they earn at the moment?
Nurses' strike: What is the dispute about and how will it affect patients?
25 Nov 2022 at 1:09am
Nurses belonging to the Royal College of Nursing union have voted to strike.
Staying warm: What does an unheated room do to your body?
18 Nov 2022 at 5:11pm
The BBC's health and science correspondent undergoes an experiment to find out how a cold home affects him.
Intensive care delirium: 'I hallucinated that I'd been kidnapped'
24 Nov 2022 at 10:09pm
Jan Ehtash endured strange and unsettling visions as she battled Covid in a south London hospital.