Health campaigners say ban could protect nearly half a million children who are exposed second-hand smoke every week
Peers are set to vote on the issue this afternoon amid Labour calls for the creation of a specific offence amid claims the move will help save to lives
Three NHS managers reportedly received redundancy payments totalling nearly £1m - even though they continued to work for the health service.
Problems revealed by the medical director for the NHS in the capital are a symptom of country-wide issues, he says
Figures reveal 5,500 nursing posts have been cut since Coalition came into office
Hospitals being held back from making changes that make 'perfect sense from the point of view of patients'
Surveys from the Royal College of Nurses, NHS Confederation and others reveal full scale of the daunting task A&Es face just to 'get through the winter'
Thousands of workers are on zero-hours contracts without realising it because they are not familiar with the phrase – and they are not all at the low end of the salary scale – according to a new report.
Director for patients says ‘We are about to run out of cash in a very serious fashion'
The week in which football fans marched on Premier League headquarters in central London ended yesterday with some 400 more descending on the National Football Centre, where the richest League in the world again found themselves under fire.
Thousands of Britain’s most vulnerable elderly people face rising bills and the prospect of forced relocation from struggling care homes, because record numbers of providers are slipping into administration.
Chancellor under fire as Labour attacks £2.2bn 'raid' on NHS to honour borrowing pledge
Just a year after the Government vowed to prevent another Southern Cross, we reveal the complex corporate finances that leave our elderly facing an uncertain future
Though the idea of elected police commissioners came from David Cameron, it is Labour which has been putting up the heavyweight candidates for the first round of elections in November. There is John Prescott in Hull, Alun Michael in Wales, and Tony Lloyd in Manchester – former ministers all. The Tories had one big name in the form of the Iraq war hero Tim Collins, but he dropped out.
New poll of carers reveals 60 per cent are suffering health problems and many are aged 60 or over