BBC News - Health
BBC News - Health
Vapes '95% safer' than cigarettes messaging backfired
26 Sep 2023 at 9:00am
The messaging around vaping may be driving children and teens to take up the habit, says expert.
New Covid and flu dashboard launched for England
26 Sep 2023 at 7:37am
It will track cases of a number of winter illnesses to help monitor pressure on the NHS.
Newcastle Hospitals says computer error lost patient letters
26 Sep 2023 at 2:53am
The healthcare regulator seeks urgent assurances over patient safety at Newcastle Hospitals.
UK-produced pandemic flu vaccine deal agreed by government
26 Sep 2023 at 4:52am
The UK Health Security Agency's agreement enables the production of millions of influenza vaccines.
Lib Dem leader Ed Davey pledges two-month cancer treatment guarantee
26 Sep 2023 at 9:12am
The Lib Dem leader launches an all-out attack on the Tories' NHS record in his conference speech.
GPs' lack of asthma testing is abysmal, charity says
25 Sep 2023 at 5:24pm
Asthma and Lung UK says people with breathing difficulties are being denied the diagnosis they need.
Sick days at work hit highest level for 10 years
26 Sep 2023 at 6:07am
Workers are taking more days off due to stress, Covid and the cost-of living crisis, research suggests.
Skin cancer: BBC's Anna Varle shares basal cell carcinoma experience
25 Sep 2023 at 10:03pm
BBC journalist Anna Varle shares her experience of skin cancer to raise awareness.
NHS strikes: More than a million appointments cancelled in England
25 Sep 2023 at 9:34am
There are calls for both sides to end the doctors' pay row, ahead of joint strike action next week.
Addenbrooke's Hospital children's bone marrow transplant service opens
25 Sep 2023 at 10:51pm
Will Grocott, 15, is the first to receive treatment from the service at Addenbrooke's Hospital.
Where Ukraine?s army of amputees go to repair their lives
20 Sep 2023 at 10:01pm
Orla Guerin visits a hospital and clinic in Ukraine, where 15,000 lost limbs in the first half of 2023.
Vaping - is it a risk-free option?
24 Jun 2022 at 2:53am
Colourful gadgets and fruity flavours are popular, but what's really known about their health effects?
Girl receives UK's first rejection-free kidney from mum
21 Sep 2023 at 7:39pm
Doctors reprogrammed eight-year-old Aditi's immune system so she does not need daily anti-rejection drugs.
Student's 'freshers' flu' turned out to be meningitis
20 Sep 2023 at 10:27pm
A student who ignored the symptoms of meningitis urges others to be aware of the signs.
Covid booster: Who can get another jab this autumn?
19 Sep 2023 at 7:26am
Covid vaccine rules are changing, but those most at risk are being offered another jab this autumn.