BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Regulator criticised over whistle-blower response
29 Mar 2023 at 9:47am
Two reviews identified major failings by independent health regulator the Care Quality Commission.
NHS: Public satisfaction with health service drops to record low
28 Mar 2023 at 4:58pm
Just 29% of Britons say they are satisfied, citing waiting times and lack of staff as key concerns.
Oxford hospitals: Mother's op delay concern over terminally ill son
28 Mar 2023 at 10:20pm
Seb Dean, 18, has terminal cancer and is also one of only 11 people with a rare genetic condition.
UK cosmetic procedure numbers recover after Covid
28 Mar 2023 at 8:58am
Breast augmentation remains the most popular procedure, figures from a national audit show.
NHS will offer pembrolizumab cervical cancer drug in England
28 Mar 2023 at 5:25pm
The change brings England in line with Scotland and should help women with advanced disease live longer.
Trio sets world record as most premature triplets to survive
27 Mar 2023 at 12:56pm
Rubi-Rose, Payton Jane and Porscha-Mae are record holders born at just 22 weeks and five days.
Alexa Bliss: WWE star urges sunbed safety after skin cancer scare
27 Mar 2023 at 8:35am
The WWE star, who recently had skin cancer treatment, says she should have avoided tanning beds.
Bullying and toxic culture at one of England's largest NHS trusts - report
28 Mar 2023 at 8:59am
The review comes after a BBC investigation into claims of a climate of fear at Birmingham hospitals.
NHS boss issues plea over repeat prescriptions ahead of bank holiday
27 Mar 2023 at 9:46am
Thousands of people call the NHS 111 phone line every month over forgotten prescriptions.
Birmingham hospital apologises after delays leave baby disabled
27 Mar 2023 at 4:57am
A hospital trust has apologised to a family after mistakes left a baby with serious brain injuries.
Nitrous oxide: What is it and how dangerous is it?
27 Mar 2023 at 8:43am
How is laughing gas used and what does it do to your body?
Nitrous oxide: Laughing gas overdose left woman unable to walk
27 Mar 2023 at 6:06am
A 25-year-old says she was using 240 cannisters a week before being admitted to hospital.
Coronavirus: Woman who watched mum die recalls her last moments
22 Mar 2023 at 5:37pm
Speaking three years after the first Covid lockdown, Anabel Sharma looks back on her mum's last moments.
Sniffing body odour is tested as an anxiety therapy
25 Mar 2023 at 6:46pm
Researchers say it may help trigger calming brain pathways and are putting their theory to the test.
Long Covid: University of East Anglia study finds women more likely affected
23 Mar 2023 at 11:08pm
Research shows women are more likely to develop long Covid but vaccination nearly halves the risk.