BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Covid infections jump by half a million in UK, says ONS
1 Jul 2022 at 8:55am
The rise is being driven by two new sub-variants of Omicron which are spreading quickly.
Dame Deborah James death prompts more bowel-cancer checks
1 Jul 2022 at 4:33pm
The NHS website has had thousands more visits this week after the campaigner's death.
Special Covid leave scrapped for NHS staff in England
1 Jul 2022 at 5:23pm
The Royal College of Nursing said the decision shows "how little" the government valued NHS staff.
Roe v Wade: Women travelling for abortions will be protected - Biden
2 Jul 2022 at 12:11am
The US president warns some US states will attempt to arrest women crossing state lines for access.
Help 999 teams find missing heart defibrillators
30 Jun 2022 at 4:59pm
About 70,000 of the life-saving devices are in UK community locations unknown by the emergency services.
Zika and dengue may make humans more attractive to mosquitoes
30 Jun 2022 at 5:01pm
Zika and dengue fever viruses alter the scent of humans and mice they infect, researchers say.
Kaylea Titford: Parents deny allowing death of obese daughter
1 Jul 2022 at 4:07am
Alan Titford and Sarah Jane Lloyd-Jones are accused of the manslaughter of their daughter Kaylea.
Pride: Stay at home if you have monkeypox symptoms
30 Jun 2022 at 5:01am
People should look out for unusual rashes, fevers and swollen glands, London's public-health director says.
Quarter of GP posts vacant within a decade in England, study warns
29 Jun 2022 at 4:51pm
Researchers say findings are sobering, with shortages in England predicted to top 10,000 by 2030-31.
Breast cancer: 'I knew my body wasn't right'
30 Jun 2022 at 6:03am
A mother-of-three with aggressive breast cancer says she spent 13 months seeking help.
Archie Battersbee parents win appeal to reconsider case
29 Jun 2022 at 8:40am
The High Court had ruled Archie Battersbee was dead and doctors could end life support treatment.
NI waiting lists: Overnight planned surgery centres established
30 Jun 2022 at 1:12pm
The first elective surgery centre is earmarked for the Mater Hospital with further sites to come.
Bowel cancer: How to check your poo
29 Jun 2022 at 6:49am
It was Dame Deborah James' top advice - but what should you be looking for?
Deborah James: Her passionate vision for the £6.8m she raised
28 Jun 2022 at 5:47pm
How Dame Deborah's fundraising will help scientists find new ways to outwit cancer.
'He shouldn't have to be this brave at six years old'
2 Jul 2022 at 2:35am
Mason McKenzie has been having gruelling treatment since he was diagnosed with leukaemia.