More than 24,000 Scots were hospitalised because of their drinking last year, with people from the most deprived areas nearly eight times more likely to need that kind of help than those in the most affluent areas.
A drugs firm overcharged the NHS by millions for an essential thyroid treatment, the UK’s competition watchdog has provisionally found.
The squeeze on public spending and the drop in nurse numbers since 2010 has contributed to 120,000 unnecessary deaths in England, according to new research.
Thousands of women with previously untreatable breast cancer have been given new hope after health officials approved two new “breakthrough” drugs for NHS use.
NHS bosses are deliberately avoiding filling vacant positions for up to a year in a bid to make savings, MSPs were told.
Scotland must develop a new approach to the use of targets in health and social care, according to an expert review.
A post-Brexit windfall predicted by pro-Leave economists should be used to boost the NHS by an extra £350 million a week, prominent Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has said.
Westminster is being urged to guarantee the rights of European citizens working in the NHS as figures showed almost two thirds of European doctors working in the health service across the UK could quit in the wake of Brexit.
Almost half of NHS doctors from continental Europe are considering quitting the UK because of Brexit, and nearly one in five has already made solid plans to do so, according to a new survey.
Longer waiting times for surgery may be putting patients’ welfare at risk, a leading medical organisation has warned.