All staff need to do is follow 29 tasks that must be carried out for every birth
A ride through the Jura means fine food, great views and no crowds
What is needed is some internalised restraint, a fashion for fortitude, a campaign to make coping cool and stoicism sexy
While medical advances have profoundly altered the course of human life, when it comes to the end there is much less certainty about how to manage it
Bowel cancer sufferer Simon Hawkins’s life was saved by the drug Avastin. But from this week, it will no longer be available to NHS patients because it is considered too costly. Jeremy Laurance explores a medical dilemma
His revelation raises important questions about the treatment of prostate cancer
The DPP has some explaining to do
Volunteers are urged to try experimental new treatment - but public concern is running high
It sounds like the stuff of sci-fi – and maybe that's all it should have been, says Jeremy Laurance
Amid conflicting reports of a decline in Ebola infection rates, and a danger of complacency setting in, new tactics will be required as the disease advances
Speed is vital in treating a violent head injury of the kind suffered by Phil Hughes
Jeremy Laurance pays tribute to the ethos of heroism that keeps it going
Hospitals and health services close as panic about the disease is putting immense pressure on the resources and services that remain, while NGOs and commercial firms have pulled employees out of the region.
As the conflict entered its final few months, a new horror was unleashed on humanity: a deadly pandemic that would ultimately kill more people than the war itself
A consultant surgeon who was appointed an MBE in last week’s Queen’s Birthday Honours for “services to patient safety” is a serial fraudster who has harmed patients and was struck off the medical register in 2002 for gross professional misconduct.
The nation's feet have grown by two shoe sizes in just four decades. In fact, we're bigger and taller all over, reports Jeremy Laurance – and that may not be a good thing